I’d Marry February – In Defense of America’s Least Favorite Month

I would marry February

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone We are deep into March and I’m feeling it in every bone in my body. In March, spring feels like a heartbeat away. You convince yourself that in a mere moment Read more…


100 Posts and The Reason I’ll Never Be a Knee Model

My mom HATES this story. And as a parent now I get why she hates it. She was going above and beyond as a mother; I was being kind of clumsy, and then I proceed to blame her for my Read more…


The Woman in the Yellow Shirt

Walk This Way I grew up in a family of very long legs. It makes buying pants difficult, but man we can get from Point A to Point B quickly. We were also a family of athletes. Despite stories you’ll read Read more…


What the Spice Girls Taught Me About Parenting Toddlers

The Spice Girls song "Wannabe" wasn't about relationships or friendships. It was about interacting with a toddler.

This morning at 4:30am I finally realized what the Spice Girls song “Wannabe” is really all about. And this epiphany, along with the fact that I was up with my 1 year old who had lost ALL of her chill Read more…


Why Paddington 2 Got Robbed for Best Picture

Paddington 2 Movie Review - A story about kindness and seeing the best in people.

I’m just going to say it, Paddington 2 not being nominated for Best Picture is an outright crime. It is my new favorite movie and I’m rallying the troops to its defense. I know what you are thinking, whose favorite Read more…


The Matchbook Urn: A Family Love Story

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…


Oh, No. It’s Not a “Mom Blog”

An open apology to mom bloggers, from a mom with a blog who finally realized she proudly writes a mom blog.

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…


Smiling’s My Favorite: Adventures in Covert Selfie Taking with Smile Brilliant

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Smile Brilliant. All opinions in this Smile Brilliant review are my own because honesty is the best policy. This post contains affiliate links. That’s a Mouthful My kids have a Dr. Seuss Read more…


You Don’t Know Jack: A 3 Year Old Love Story

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…


OkCupid’s Arrow: A Rather Successful Online Love Story

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…