A collection of my most popular posts, from here and around the web,
Hold the Door: Lessons for My Kids
A list, with love.
A Message to My Kids Who Think Their Lives Are Really Really Hard
Come travel back in time with me.
The Two Words I Say to My Kids Every Day
And to myself.
Emojis for Parents
I strive for accuracy when communicating with other parents.
House Rules: The Complete List (so far)
These hang in my kitchen.
Her Future Fat Thighs
This is my award-winning piece about teaching my daughter to love her body.
How Being a Parent is Like Being a Rock Star
We have so much in common.
How Being a Parent is Like Being a Superhero
A list that reminds us to don our red capes.
When a BFF Isn’t a Friend, After All
Watching my daughter deal with the hard reality of friendships.
The Poop Secret We Keep to Ourselves
Even though I almost got caught.
Real Moms Magazine
I’m like Oprah, only not rich and have very low expectations of my magazine readership.
Lessons Learned by Seeing Magic Mike
Shared a lot because it’s naughty AND nice to look at.
Max & Ruby: The Lost Story
My attempt at script writing.
A Letter to Another Mother
An unexpected note.
The Truth About the Rainbow Loom
Originally on InThePowderRoom: I might have anger issues when it comes to plastic crap in my house.
The Treasures They Hold
In their little hands.
How I Made the Kind of Friends You Need While Almost Crapping My Pants in an Elevator. Twice.
A pretty unbelievable story.
Things I Said
Motherhood quotes (a series).
Men Shoot, Cars Crash, Diseases Surprise: How to Live in This World
On The Huffington Post, in response to the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.
I’m Okay to Weigh…
About weight and women.
I Showed You My Bad Clothes Days, You Showed Me Yours
Reader submissions, my comments.
Santa, Baby: The Mom Version
You’ll hum it ’til the new year.
Signs Your Elf on the Shelf is on The Naughty List
He’s a bad boy.
And a list of my top NickMom posts
From bodies to babies, motherhood, teachers’ inner thoughts, and more.
My work has appeared on/in the following publications:
NickMom, LifetimeMoms, The Huffington Post, In The Powder Room, Momtastic, Mamalode, iVillage, Today’s Mama, Nickelodeon ParentsConnect, Parents Magazine, QueenLatifah.com, PopSugar, EverydayFamily, ScaryMommy, The Good Men Project, Mommy Shorts, Rants from Mommyland, Bonbon Break, BlogHer, All4Women, The Mouthy Housewives, FitFusion, gDiapers, Centsless Deals, NinjaMom, and others.