You feel not good enough Like all of your kids' bad traits come from your side And you're nowhere near as patient as you should be, showing more restraint with strangers than with your own family. Me, too. When your harsh tone is repeated back to you, and you feel like the biggest failure to ... » Learn More about Me, Too
As a member of the POPSUGAR Select network, and by the grace of baby Jesus, I was one of about 150 writers invited to the White House to participate in First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move event. Upon receiving the invitation, my Type A flared up and I initially declined. Too much to do, too many ... » Learn More about My Afternoon with the First Lady
If we live within five miles of one another, perhaps you heard a sound reminiscent of pigs squealing in delight coming from my house late Tuesday evening, as it was then that I formally accepted an invitation to the White House. I may have freaked the freak out just a little, but I think it was ... » Learn More about The Road to the White House is Paved with YESes
On Friday night, I babysat four kids under the age of four in order to give my best friend a much-deserved night out. Since two of the kiddos were mine, I was feeling confident I could manage. No, I was not drunk. I'm just a good friend. After a successful dinner, the older kids were running ... » Learn More about We All Survived
Women waste too much time scrutinizing the crow's feet at the corners of our eyes. We're also quite good at making ourselves feel guilty when we don't measure up to the one-size-fits-all expectations that other people have set for us. Other people who, by the way, we've never even met. Can we just ... » Learn More about I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me!