Insurance company woes forced me to part ways with the doctors that delivered my girls, and in a cruel twist of fate, my last appointment with them coincided with my youngest's birthday. These two monumental to me events joined forces and knocked the wind right outta me, and in all honesty, I'm ... » Learn More about My Baby is Two!
Like many of you, I spent a lot of time with family at Easter. Over drinks and completely out of nowhere, my aunt posed the question: why do you share so much of your personal life with perfect strangers? Up until that point, I had never really looked at it that ... » Learn More about This Is Why I Write
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