Maybe It Was the Hair…

When I was in high school, I thought the guys didn’t like me because they were intimidated. Frightened by my intelligence. In awe of my beauty. Looking back, perhaps the…

I’ll be Drinking Next Time…

I had my kids’ pictures taken professionally for the very first time last week. I know what you’re thinking – You didn’t take Miles to get his pictures taken every…

The Secret to a Long Marriage

Sometimes if I’m a little annoyed with Even Steven, I don’t bother to tell him. (Especially if I don’t have a valid reason to be annoyed.) Instead, I take a…

Blackmailing Simon

We try to take pictures of every child that we can use against them when they’re teenagers. The first of Simon’s blackmail pictures have been taken throughout the last week…

What Pregnancy Has Done to My Body

Having three kids in three years has wreaked havoc on my body. In the past four years, I have gained and lost over 100 pounds.  But I’ve found that the numbers…

A Letter to My Kitchen Floor

Dear Kitchen Floor, Every morning, I walk down the stairs, and I vomit in my mouth when I see you. That’s how ugly you are. Your nicotine-stained linoleum tiles drive…