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In Which I Plan My Child’s Future, Because I’m The One Driving

Mon Apr 22 2019

Here is another chapter that didn’t make the final revision of Mama, Mama, Only Mama. Read more »

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Exclusive Excerpt on Modern Parents Messy Kids: Negotiating with Spiders

Tue Apr 16 2019

Read an excerpt of MAMA, MAMA, ONLY MAMA before it comes out! View at modernparentsmessykids »

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Bonus Material! The Nostalgia of Children's TV Theme Songs

Mon Apr 08 2019

In the weeks leading up to Mama, Mama, Only Mama's release, I am going to share some of my beloved chapters that didn't make the final book. Here's the first. Read more »

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On Dog Noses and Carrying Straps and Other Things Elderly Dog Related

Wed Apr 03 2019

We are most decidedly in the old and pathetically cute stage of dog ownership. The some assistance required but still living a relatively pain-free life stage. View at medium »

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Tiny Pants' First Birthday

Wed Mar 13 2019

Ten years ago I was a newly-single mama who needed to somehow pull off a 1st Birthday party. Luckily I had friends to help. Read more »

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The Best Thing I Did For My Mental Health Was Relax My Cleaning Standards. A Lot.

Fri Mar 08 2019

thought I was being wise by installing carpeting that matched the dog. Then my baby started crawling, and vacuuming became important. Really important. I was in over my head. View at modernparentsmessykids »

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Valentine’s Day Survival Guide

Thu Feb 14 2019

Some tips for surviving Valentine’s Day when you are alone or in a less-than-ideal relationship. View at medium »

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Tiaras Are Wasted on the Young

Wed Feb 06 2019

I don’t want to be a bride. I just want to wear a tiara. Read more »

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The Ripple Effect of the Shutdown on Single Parents

Fri Jan 25 2019

How many of the 800,000 federal workers are divorced and have children? View at medium »

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Fri Jan 18 2019

All the news that's fit to print and should probably be sent in a newsletter sooner or later. Read more »

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Stay at Home Parents Deserve Our Own Sticker Charts

Thu Jan 17 2019

As a Stay At Home Mother, I did the same tasks over and over and never felt as if I accomplished much of anything. View at modernparentsmessykids »

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Fly with Toddlers When They Outnumber You

Sun Dec 23 2018

Remember, it’s just one day. It does not define your parenthood. View at modernparentsmessykids »

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