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Sleep When I’m Dead

Losing sleep can take it's toll, but it can also lead to some laughs. So I guess I'll sleep when I'm dead.

My dear, sweet, angel 2 year old has developed an adorable new habit – getting out of her bed 1.5 million times a night. It’s so cute I could just burst! Or snark about it on Twitter. One or the Read more…


Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: An Author’s Advice on Finding the Sweet Spot

Don't Forget To Say Thank You Lindsay Schlegel

Recently I had the great privilege of reading an advanced copy of Lindsay Schlegel’s new book – Don’t Forget To Say Thank You:¬†And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God. I’m currently anxiously awaiting the release date, August 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…


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…


1 Year of Love and Self-Deprecation: A Blogiversary

1 year of love and self-deprecation: A blogiversary

It’s been 365 days since I hit publish on my very first blog post. And 364 days since I realized that I had made at least two grammar mistakes. And 363 days since someone actually read that post. And 362 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.

When I first started blogging I struggled with how to describe my blog to people. Feeling like a super special snowflake, I didn’t think that my blog fit a particular category. It CLEARLY was not fashion, fitness, or recipes. And Read more…


The Sibling Love Hug Tackle: Our Story on Huggies.com!

There's nothing like the love of a sibling.

Our family is on the Huggies website! Dude! How cool is that?   Hugs for Huggies This summer I was contacted by a writer doing an article for Huggies on first hugs between siblings. She wanted to feature me as Read more…


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