• Quiet

    something about pregnancy makes me quiet. like, write in all lowercase letters, speak in all whispers, disappear for months kind of quiet. obviously. at the same time, it makes me fierce. nine…

  • Apology

    “Is there something about me, that if other people know it or see it, that I won’t be worthy of connection?” Brené Brown, a research professor whose TED talk about the power…

  • Women Who Deserve Sexism

    In case you missed it over the weekend, I wrote a few thousand brutally honest words about why mommy blogging is a dying industry and the women in it should find something better…

  • Dear Mommy Blogger

    This is it. I’m fucking done. Video killed the radio star. I’m killing the mommy blog. You won’t want to hear any of this, but someone needs to tell you. Let me…

  • “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” – Kafka

    Tongue Tied

    I don’t have time to write. I don’t have time to write, or do anything else, because I have small children at home. No. I don’t have the attention span to write.…

  • She Doesn’t Want Roses

    She doesn’t want roses. She doesn’t want diamonds. She doesn’t want chocolate, a giant teddy bear, or a dinner date. She wants you. She wants you to be there. She wants you to…

  • Before You Start a Blog: Question Your Life

    If you’ve come to this blog via Pinterest or a link to a post that’s no longer live, I apologize for your disappointment. It’s been about a week since my blog has been offline.…

  • Please stop growing up: Just stay little. An open letter to my son on his 6th birthday; a tearful goodbye to little baby days.

    Please Stop Growing Up

    On the top shelf of my children’s closet, there is an old Pampers box taped sloppily shut. Inside that box is a plastic zipper bag that once housed a comforter or something.…