Originally published in March 2013 It's no secret 'round these parts that my uterus is jonesing for a little company. Lately, new things have factored into the matter: My 20-month old has learned to hold my iPhone without her chubby thumbs getting in the way. You heard it ... » Learn More about A How-To Guide for Convincing Your Husband to Knock You Up. Again.
March is in the books, pals. Today, the first day of April, means I am officially done with BlogHer's NaBloPoMo challenge. It was fun, and I'm glad I gave it a whirl, but at times, it really hurt my brain. Here are a few of the things I've learned from participating: Less is ... » Learn More about Things I’ve Learned from NaBloPoMo with a Side of Optimism
Dear 1996 Stephanie, 16-years-old, very exciting! You'll be driving soon, just not as soon as you had hoped; it was super cool of your dad to pretend the DMV was closed so you don't have to confess to failing your permit test. That dad, he's not too shabby. I know he gets on your nerves with his ... » Learn More about A Letter to My 16-year-old Self
The family says my daughter looks like my husband but acts like me. I don't know why, but I feel like that's not always a compliment. Not that my husband isn't handsome, because he is, but she acts like me? Hmmm...Is that to say she's headstrong, as a result defiant? Maybe it means she's ... » Learn More about My Mini-Me
I've been known to throw a thing or two when I'm angry. There, I said it. I also use curse words to express said anger. Whew, that feels better. When a couple of loose sperm deemed me responsible for two small humans who've since renamed me "Mom," I thought it best to try and curb my ... » Learn More about Update on Project Patience, My Lenten Appeal