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My Summer Reading List

My Summer Reading List

I’m hitting the road again tomorrow. Hard to believe, I know. After a summer that’s included a trip to Israel, a week at the beach in North Carolina and an amazing couple of days in NYC. One thing I haven’t had a lot of this summer? Time to read. Again, hard to believe what with...
10 Things You Don't Know About Me

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

In a few days, I’m heading out to my first ever blogger conference. Mom 2.0 Summit on Key Biscayne. Four days at the Ritz-Carlton. And I can’t wait. But I’m also a little nervous. Which is such an odd feeling for me. I’m too old to get nervous about this kind of thing. Right? I...
Another Conversation With My Kid: Diaphragm Edition

Another Conversation With My Kid: Diaphragm Edition

Most every night, my daughter and I read in her room before bedtime. We’ve been doing it since both of my kids were so young that I had to read to them. My son is now almost 15 and most nights would prefer to be in the privacy of his own room with the door...
My Hairy-Armed Cocoon

My Hairy-Armed Cocoon

Sometimes, it’s all just too much. Even for me, former Happier Than Most poster girl. Tired, moody teenagers. Injured husbands. Dreary weather. Ex-husbands and shared custody. PMS. Lack of sleep. And not enough exercise. Last week was just one of those weeks where the stars aligned to tell me to go f*#k off. It was...
Menstrual Cycle Hero

Menstrual Cycle Hero

I’m 46 years old. I’ve been menstruating for 33 of those years. And I know to the day when I’m going to get my next period. (Friday, February 24th. AKA tomorrow.) I also know that some day, probably in the not too distant future, this will change. I’ll begin my journey in to menopause, with...