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I Want To See You Be Brave

A lesson in being brave, from a two year old who loves The Little Gym

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt We’re supposed to teach our kids the important stuff. But all too often they end up teaching us, Read more…


Dude, Where’s My Hermit Crab?

Dude, where's my hermit crab? Cats make you sneeze? Consider getting a hermit crab as a pet.

“Mommy, why don’t we have a pet?” – Jack “Because all we have to eat in this house right now is cake frosting and wine. Do you really think I can be responsible for another living thing? – Me “…” Read more…


Erma Bombeck Thinks I’m Funny

Erma Bombeck - the godmother of parenting humor

Last week a piece I wrote about moving an elliptical machine into our house was published on the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop site. When I found out it had been accepted I lost my chill. ALL of it. Why? Because Read more…


43 of the Funniest Parents on Twitter

43 Hilarious Parents on Twitter

Twitter is to funny parents as Instagram is to really beautiful people who are somehow always on a beach. It’s where we shine. Where we can really spread our wings and fly. Where we can say “huh, I wonder if Read more…


What’s Wrong With Being (Mostly) Confident?

confidence With Love and Little Self-Deprecation

Mother’s Day started at 1:43am in our house. With vomit. I don’t know what was going on with our 1 year old, seemed like a boot and rally situation. But it was definitely a two parent level boot. Glen got Read more…


Got It From My Mama

My mom was 25 when she birthed all 9 pounds 10 ounces of me out into the world. When I was 25? Well, I occasionally remembered to clean out the shower drain and set the DVR for The Bachelor… Between Read more…


The Mommy on the Bus Cries Wah Wah Wah

I had the perfect solution for my trip to New York City, the bus. Minimal driving, maximum writing/staring out the window pretending that I was in a really deep movie about finding yourself. Plus it came with a reasonable price Read more…