The Dating Game

The Dating Game

  EXCERPT from  KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger Published in the November 23rd issue of Vivacini!  To experience a “real magazine”,  read the article in the flipping book version here:  Vivacini! 23  November 2012.   Dear Kat, My daughter wants...
The Noises of “Stress”

The Noises of “Stress”

KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger Dear Kat, I have such a hard time dealing with my kids. It’s like they purposely take a bad situation and make it worse. It seems every time I’m stressed out, they begin screaming and whining and I usually end up yelling back at them....
NIGHTMARE . . . sadly, no longer uncommon

NIGHTMARE . . . sadly, no longer uncommon

EXCERPT from KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger  in VIVAcini! 02 November 2012 Kat Attack, I have a court appointed parent coordinator to help with child custody. The problem is that the coordinator is “triangulating” between my daughter’s father and myself allowing...
When Food Becomes the Enemy

When Food Becomes the Enemy

EXCERPT from KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger  in VIVAcini! 26 Oct 2012 Dear Kat, I’ve heard some very disturbing statistics about eating disorders lately. I was horrified that so many people are affected by this and was wondering if you could give some advice on how...
“Am I A Racist?”

“Am I A Racist?”

  EXCERPT from KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger in VIVAcini! 19 Oct 2012 Dear Kat, I have a hard time dealing with people who are not like me. I don’t want to say that I am a racist but I am beginning to think just that. I see Mexicans and think ugly thoughts without...
Ditching Deadbeats

Ditching Deadbeats

EXCERPT from  KAT ATTACK by Katherine Umberger in VIVAcini! 12 Oct 2012 Dear Kat, My daughter has a “friend” that is constantly ditching her to hang out with her other friends but she gets angry at my daughter if SHE tries to hang out with other people. She’s made my...