All the Blogs

Here's where all the magic happens. And by magic, I mean here's where I write stuff for you to read. I talk marriage, parenting, modern gender angst, and my take on the small and big moments of being a human, which turns out, isn't as easy as I thought it would be. Mostly it's comical stuff, but sometimes I like to play an Air Supply song to slow things down a bit and make my move to make out with you – metaphorically, of course. It's not that kind of website. The blogs are sarcastic, satirical, at times swear-filled, at times straight from the heart, always honest, and hopefully relatable. It's for women and men who have a killer sense of humor and daily wonder, Is anyone else losing their mind? I'm happy to report that, yes, we all are. You'll see....

The Wallet Years: The Worst Stage of Parenting?

There is much debate about the worst stage of parenting. Is it when they are newborns and don’t sleep? Is ...
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Christine Blasey Ford, I Am With You

I'm having trouble working or concentrating today. As I sit in my house, far from the reality of what Christine ...
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When You Feel Fat For You

You know when you are feeling fat for you how you spend all the time you could be exercising on ...
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A Little Help From My Friends

I don’t know anything about suicide. I’m not trained in it and I have no idea how you talk about ...
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Note to Self on Mother’s Day

Dear M., Leave the dishes in the sink. Let them fester. Let the black ants move in. Don’t rinse and ...
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How A Walk In Montreal Gave Me Much Needed Hope in Humanity

Almost daily, I read the news and I quickly lose faith in humanity. I wonder if there ever has been ...
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My Baby Girl is Going to College

For the first time since my daughter started her senior year of high school it hit me. She’s going to ...
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When Midnight Hits and You’re Wide Awake

I don’t have insomnia. I feel like insomnia is like depression, we all experience it from time to time but ...
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About Jugglers

I was just thinking about jugglers. Because, of course I'm thinking about jugglers. They are kind of like the Olympians. ...
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Don’t Celebrate Your Kid’s Half Birthday, And Other Valuable Parenting Advice You Should Ignore

I’m not a big fan of giving or getting parenting advice. You get to screw up your kids. I get ...
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The Anti-New Year’s Resolutions Revolution

There are so many things about myself I “should” try to change. Here’s the short list because I like myself ...
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Going Rogue on Christmas Gifts

I love Christmas and I love buying gifts for people, but put them together and it seems like this insurmountable ...
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The Family Dinner Horror Show

I have never liked horror movies. It was one and done for me. I still can’t even think about the ...
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Doing Time in Elementary School

This is my 13th consecutive year with a child in elementary school. It’s also, finally, my last. I’ve done my ...
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The Joy of Not Caring About Stuff

I have no idea why we care about some things deeply, and other things we have no interest in at ...
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We Means You

There’s an age-old trick in the conversations of married couples dating back to the days of ancient hieroglyphics, probably. It ...
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The Legend of The Fourth of July in My Hometown

When I was growing up, July 4th was my favorite holiday. Forget the high holy days, or even the guaranteed ...
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Things I Want To Complain About That Make Me An Asshole

Years ago, we were living in a teeny tiny, can’t stand up straight upstairs, cape with barely two bathrooms, and ...
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Why I Wanted to Throw an Apple at My Husband’s Head for 20 Years

This is the somewhat true story of how my husband eating an apple in the car for twenty years nearly, ...
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Escaping Your Inner Voice Captor

My inner voice is an asshole. For as long as I can remember, even as far back as elementary school, ...
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The Night I Became "That Parent"

You know how when you were growing up you said you’d never be like one of those out of touch ...
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Here’s Why the Oscars Suck

It’s been a while since I just wrote a stream of consciousness blog that offends half of my readers, so ...
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The Hair Pulling Madness of the Campus Tour

I was a tour guide in college. I worked in admissions. I’ve consulted with students applying to college. I know ...
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Maybe Don’t Let Your Kid Be A Dick To Alexa

If you haven’t met Alexa, you will. Or someone like her. She’s the voice of Amazon’s artificial intelligence home system ...
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The Beautiful Maddening Contradiction of Teenagers

I happen to love teenagers. Both the ones I’ve worked with for years and, most of the time, my own. ...
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