One Woman’s Run to D.C. Women’s March Sparks a Domino Effect of Activism

I know I've been under the radar for a while. Did you think I ghosted you? I would never do that to you. I've just been caught up with the book. You know how it goes. I might have exciting news on that front soon, but I don't want to jinx it so enough about … Continue reading One Woman’s Run to D.C. Women’s March Sparks a Domino Effect of Activism

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On The Big Waste of Money That is a Backyard Playset

It's that time of year again, the time when hundred of thousands of parents across the nation will shell out their life savings for a backyard playset. I know. I was one of them. I don't know what came over me - pure, unbridled optimism; utter delusion; dementia - but there was a point not too long ago … Continue reading On The Big Waste of Money That is a Backyard Playset

20 things that are too hard for teenagers

Raising Teens is Hard

But apparently not as hard as being a teen. As my kids have gotten older and more independent, I expected life to get a bit easier. It turns out, though, all the things my kids so zealously wanted to attempt as toddlers and mastered as grader schoolers have now become too difficult for them to perform. It's a … Continue reading Raising Teens is Hard

What Kind of Monster Forgets to Take 1st Day of School Photos?

*Stares at ground* I, for one, would never forget such a thing. Anymore. On this holiest of holidays, Labor Day, which ushers in the most anticipated day of the year, back to school, I have a post up on Scary Mommy about the high holy day and how I may or may not have forgotten to … Continue reading What Kind of Monster Forgets to Take 1st Day of School Photos?

Kicking My Kids to The Curb

Coming at you live from Scary Mommy (holla!) my piece on kicking my kids to the curb. Literally. Come September those rug rats are walking themselves to school. If you're a long-time reader, you know I already kick my kids to the curb years ago, and my life has been the better for it. But … Continue reading Kicking My Kids to The Curb