Blogging and Writing, Mom Life, Uncategorized

My Book Is Out, Here Are All The Ways You Can Get a Copy Of It

My book is out! I could vomit with delight. With Easter around the corner, and my birthday earlier this week (my family - except for my kids - didn't do much, so I had to be real bitchy and crabby for a few days to make sure they knew I was pissed), I am a… Continue reading My Book Is Out, Here Are All The Ways You Can Get a Copy Of It

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Photo Caption Contest: Day 1

Hey guys! I'm hosting a photo caption contest over on Facebook. At the end of the contest, two winners will be selected at random to win a swag bag and a free copy of my new book. Here's the linkie to get in on the action; you MUST play along at least THREE DAYS over… Continue reading Photo Caption Contest: Day 1

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The Intolerable Sports Parent

Today, like many Saturdays, was consumed by my kids and their sports. I am among the millions of American parents whose children chose sports activity over something far cooler. Like a Saturday book club or a weekend Thespian Society. My kids are not in band. They are similarly not into something like D&D or other… Continue reading The Intolerable Sports Parent

Blogging and Writing, Uncategorized

Apply to Review My Newest Book!

Hey everyone! If you - like me - love free shit, then I've got just the thing for you: You can receive a signed copy of my new book, a Starbucks gift card, and a free swag bag of book-themed items. The value of this package is $100! The return is that you agree to… Continue reading Apply to Review My Newest Book!

Big Kids, California Lifestyle, Marriage, Mom Life, Pregnancy and Babies, Uncategorized

To The Mom That Doesn’t Want To Be Told She’s “Lucky” For Having a Husband That Helps Out Around The House

Alternative Title: To The Mom That Doesn't Want What Her Husband Does To Be Called "Helping" Third Rendition: To The Guy Who Feels He Should Receive Zero Praise For Changing Diapers (Yet Still Posts About It Incessantly On Social Media) I added those alternative titles in there just so we don't get hung up on… Continue reading To The Mom That Doesn’t Want To Be Told She’s “Lucky” For Having a Husband That Helps Out Around The House

Big Kids, Marriage, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

An Open Letter To Single Mothers, Everywhere

Suck it up. Yep, I said it. Suck it up. I mean this with the utmost understanding of the struggles you are experiencing. Suck. It. Up. That's what I read over and over and over again in the comments section of an article this morning on Scary Mommy, although it was the single mothers, everywhere,… Continue reading An Open Letter To Single Mothers, Everywhere

California Lifestyle, Marriage, Suburbia, Uncategorized

Dinner For One

Valentine's Day is this week. ARE YOU READY? Someone said this to me today when I was picking up my kids from tennis. I smiled and nodded, and said "what about you?!" In reality, I should have said "Dafuq? Ready for WHAT?" Valentine's Day, traditionally, is a huge disappointment for me. Most years, my husband… Continue reading Dinner For One