Now, Here’s an Idea for a Great Holiday Gift


According to my favorite “variety from the 90s til now” radio station which is now playing exclusively Christmas music, the HOLIDAYS ARE HERE! And I’ve got the perfect idea for a gift for this holiday season. You guys probably know that I co-edited a few books in the last year and half – The Big Book of Parenting […]

I’m Averaging 10,000 Steps a Day and Still Haven’t Lost any Weight. Maybe It’s the Cake?

10000 steps a day maybe its the cake

It’s been over a month since my last tweet recap and it seems like all I’ve been doing is walking. My entire life revolves around trying to  beat my husband’s step count get 10,000 steps per day. Whatever it takes. Oh, you need something from the kitchen? I’ll get it. You left your stuffed animal in the car? I’ll […]

Well, It Turns Out I Have Social Anxiety. Whatever.

244 - when I see the neighbors - duck head in water

I took my son in to be tested for dyslexia last week. I already knew he was dyslexic, but I really wanted to pay an exorbitant amount of money for a neuropsychologist to confirm it – which he did. But that’s not the point of this post. While I was filling out a behavior assessment questionnaire about him during […]

It’s My Birthday: What Turning 44 Looks Like

good things our bodies age slowly

It’s my birthday today. I’m 44. Holy crap. Holy. Crap. Forty-four feels older for some reason. Like way older than 43. Maybe it’s the digits being the same or the fact that I’m really in my mid-40s now. Whatever it is, it feels old. This tweet was perfect for today… It's a good thing our bodies age slowly. […]

A Message from the Lord?

a message from the lord

I took the kids to Steve’s softball game last night. It was the playoffs, otherwise I probably wouldn’t have gone. I’m not that supportive of a wife. Not with three kids, one pounding on the bleachers, one trying to feed a woman’s newborn and the third complaining about the embarrassment caused by the one trying to […]