If you're lucky enough to live in or around Pittsburgh, you know the Cultural Trust is what keeps the arts alive and thriving in our great city. Pittsburgh's Cultural District is impressive in its own right, but when you learn the story of how it was transformed from a forgotten piece of downtown ... » Learn More about Giveaway! Children’s Theater Festival in Pittsburgh
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
I didn't have my own classroom at my previous brick and mortar teaching job. I hated every second of the traveling, mostly because I had cankles and could barely see my feet over my pregnant belly, but also because I don't like to share. One of my colleagues actually counted his pencils after I had ... » Learn More about 5 Things I Miss About My Traditional Teaching Gig
Almost exactly one month ago today, I shared the following "champagne problem" on my Facebook page: Almost 20,000 people interacted with that Facebook post, leading me to believe our master bedroom wasn't the only hot mess out there! Then, to my extraordinary delight, a lovely lady ... » Learn More about Our Master Bedroom: 10 Years in the Making
My husband has decided to get the ol' snip-snip. I have thoughts about this. Many, many thoughts. I try to articulate them to him, but because I have the gift of never finding the right words when speaking, I figured I'd write them down instead. Here goes. Dear Husband, I understand you ... » Learn More about On the Eve of My Husband’s Vasectomy
A few days before Christmas 2004, my boyfriend of two years took me to a Christmas lights display. It's no secret that I'm like a toddler in an empty refrigerator box when it comes to Christmas, so the venue was perfection. The icing on the cake was that a portion of the entrance fee went to local ... » Learn More about The Time I Ruined My Own Engagement & The Dog Ruined Christmas