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Mama, Mama, Only Mamais hilarious, achingly real, and one of those books that will end up being passed around the carpool line. You'll crack up, you'll relate, you'll wish you could hang out at Lara Lillibridge's house on Saturday afternoons. ”
—Lisa Daily, bestselling author of Single-Minded

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Why You Should Learn Something New With Your Kid

Wed Aug 21 2019

Luckily for my kid, I am naturally terrible at anything athletic, so watching me struggle was pretty much guaranteed. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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TBR Tuesday: Gray is the New Black by Dorothy Rice

Tue Aug 20 2019

Review on Mom Egg Review. Rice discusses being a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and wife with an unflinchingly honest and unquestionably relatable pen. Although I’m more than a decade her junior, I saw myself on the page over and over—often painfully so. View at momeggreview »


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TBR Tuesday Review: I WANTED FRIES WITH THAT by Amy Fish and GIVEAWAY

Tue Aug 13 2019

My dear friend Amy Fish has a book coming out this fall and I’ve taken it upon myself to become a one-person evangelist for it, so to whet your appetite I not only reviewed it early but am running a giveaway for her first book, The Art of Complaining Effectively. Read more »


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Interview with Writer/Actor/Comedian/Director Mayur Chauhan

Tue Aug 06 2019

I wanted to introduce everyone I know to my friend Mayur Chauhan and his work--then I remembered that I have a blog and can actually make that happen virtually.  Read more »


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On Medium: Mass Shootings are Nothing New — We Just Now Care About the Victims

Sun Aug 04 2019

It's time to change the conversation. View at medium »


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TBR Tuesday: Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jette Knox

Tue Jul 30 2019

My review of new release memoir, "Love Lives Here," by Amanda Jette Knox. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday Review: Punctuation Without Tears by Dominic Selwood

Tue Jul 23 2019

Sometimes we have to buckle down and learn the things we have avoided learning--in my case, the proper use of the comma. This book actually is fun to read as well as informative. Read more »


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7 Reasons Short Vacations are the Best

Mon Jul 22 2019

Here are seven things I love about mini-travel. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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Knock Wood: A Memoir in Essays by Jennifer Militello

Mon Jul 22 2019

Knock Wood is a poet’s memoir, filled with rich, beautiful language and metaphor. View at com »


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TBR Tuesday Review: Uncomfortable Labels:My Life as a Gay Autistic Trans Woman by Laura Kate Dale

Tue Jul 16 2019

Clear, direct, and with an uncommon precision of language, Laura Kate Dale writes about her experience as a transgender autistic woman. Out July 18, 2019, with Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Read more »


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Parenting Styles: My Biggest Mistake with Family Game Night

Mon Jul 15 2019

I was pretty excited when my eldest was old enough to play Candyland and Chutes and Ladders. I’d been waiting for years and years to reach board game age. Unfortunately, the two-and-a-half-year age gap between my kids meant that my youngest wasn’t ready—not by a long shot. Neither was he interested in leaving us alone to play a board game without his “help.” If you have a toddler, you know just how helpful they can be. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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TBR Tuesday Review: The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived by Daniel Errico, Illustrated by Shiloh Penfield

Tue Jul 09 2019

I'm upping my Picture Book game. Here's a wonderful rhyming picture book with a gay knight. Read more »




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