Big Hairy Dog is a Pig

A Letter to Big Hairy Dog

Dear Big Hairy Dog, Remember a long, long time ago when you were the baby of the house? Do you remember? When we brought you home, I stayed home from…

5 More Ways to be a Great Friend

5 {More} Ways to be a Great Friend

Not too long ago, I shared five ways to be a great friend. Since then, I’ve thought of a few things I can do to become an even BETTER friend.…

Please punch me in the face

Welcome to My Home, Please Punch Me

I have a new rule for visitors. Everyone is required to punch me in the face as soon as they arrive. Let me explain… A few months ago some friends…

I’ve Raised A Bunch of Tattletales

My older two kids love to share our news with the world. Alice (to the lady at the Disney Store): My mom is wearing her pajamas. Miles (while at the…

When I get REALLY mad at Even Steven…

When Even Steven and I were dating in college, he would often come to my dorm room. We’d snuggle on my bed on Thursday nights and watch Friends. And then…

Nanny’s Slimming Secrets

Meet my great-grandmother. Nanny celebrated her 105th birthday in September. She’s feisty, funny – and still living alone. When she was in her 80’s (20 years ago!) she decided to…