Motorhead Mama Blog

Could You Be A Green Commuter?

Car Sharing. Van Pooling. These are not Los Angeles words.  We are drivers. We are owners. We are the fierce fighters of the 405. The warriors of the 101.  The badass battlers of the 5, 605, 105 and whatever other 5 freeway is out there.  We got this. We can handle it. We’ll leave that wacky car sharing stuff to you urban dwellers who live...

Best Reader Photos Of 2016 (slideshow)

Nothing makes me happier than people sending me their car photos.  Especially because most come from the people who say they’re “not a car person.”  Okey dokey… This year, the photos came from all over the country and over the world– Italy, Australia, England & Japan, among others.  I also noticed more and more kids sending me photos from their smart phones, which I consider...

Best Bumper Stickers of 2016 (slideshow)

Although 2016 was an election year, plenty of wonderful things happened on our bumpers that had nothing to do with politics.  A few were even featured in my Freak of the Weeks during the past year. I’m happy to see that I see more and more bumper stickers these days.  Please send me  your best!    

Test Drive Tuesday: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica by A Real Kid

I recently spent a week driving the embarrassingly enjoyable Chrysler Pacifica mini van with my family.  As much as I really liked it, no one had a better time with this vehicle than my 9 year old daughter, Freya, who was furious when we had to give it back. Here she is telling you all about it in her own words:   But the Chrysler...

5 Cool Car Things To Do With LA Kids

School’s out, for..winter?  Yeah, as all LA Unified parents are deftly aware, LA Kids will be on the loose in our fair city for 3 chaos filled weeks beginning today!  I can hear the Merlot pouring from here. But don’t panic people, Mama’s got 5 amazeballs solutions to keep your little people outta your hair and away from their iPads. Caution: they may even learn...

Test Drive Tuesday: 2017 Acura MDX Marks The Spot

Another kick ass 3rd row SUV?  You betcha, kids.  So I don’t want to hear any whining about what to buy.. we’ll get to that in a minute. Let’s talk about Acura’s latest entry into the SUV game.  The MDX has been around for a while, enjoying cult-like status among people who consider themselves too thrifty to buy a Mercedes and too spoiled to drive...