I'm no big deal. It's not like The Today Show is calling me; I'm not signing copies of anything that I've written (which would include to-do and grocery lists), BUT earlier this week, I did get an email from Ms. Jill Smokler. You may know her by her street name, Scary Mommy. RIGHT?! A few ... » Learn More about Autographed Scary Mommy Book Giveaway!
Happy Sunday, pals! This week has been so crazy busy that it actually necessitated my very first Week in Review!! Not too excited about it, eh? Yeah, I feel you. This has the potential to come across as arrogant (does anyone really care about this week but ME?), and possibly a bit boring. So ... » Learn More about My Very First Week in Review
Do I have a drinking problem? The simple answer is no. But the more complex the-toddlers-are-always-watching answer could be perhaps?? Before we go any further, please note: I am in no way making fun of alcoholism. It's a disease, one that has punched people I love in the face, so don't think I'm ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: Mommy Juice
As irrational, emotional, and bipolar-esque as they are, kids are twice as loving and affectionate. It's just the way toddlers are built: if they feel it, they share it. I think we could all learn a thing or two from being emotionally spontaneous like them, minus the public tantrums at Target. I ... » Learn More about Life Lessons from My Toddlers
When the lovely Karen over at Baking in a Tornado invited me to participate in her Fly on the Wall series, I was pumped! As you well know, I'm an oversharer by nature, so I knew this would be FUN! Unfortunately, the flu hit us hard (I swear we've been sick since Christmas), and I didn't have a ... » Learn More about Fly on the Wall