Don’t just Lean In: Leap In! – Whatever you choose in your life when it comes to working and raising a family — do it with passion. And have the “balls” to live with the decisions you make. Reflections on a the feminist play “Rapture, Blister, Burn.”
Featured on Literary Mama: After Page One Blog
Writing with Intention: Being aware that words have power to affect the world. It behooves us as writers (and people, really) to be deeply aware of our intentions and take an oath to Do No Harm.
Featured on 3ThingsforMom.com
Don’t Be Afraid to Sparkle: Coming to grips with my skin, makeup and getting older.
Syndicated on BlogHer
Why I Told My Best Friend Not To Have Kids : The honest to God truth about what it means to become a mother.
Does It Matter? What happened when I was confronted with a difficult situation in public watching a young mom berate her young son in front of my toddler.
Syndicated on Mamapedia (prior to taking over as Editor)
What’s Wrong with Being Unhappy?: An reflection on an essay originally published in the NY Times about American’s Anxiety with finding happiness.
The Undertoad: On what people don’t always see when you’re only connection is through social media.
Why I Told My Best Friend Not to Have Kids: The honest to God truth about what it means to become a mother.
The Gift of Six Minutes in Hell: An essay about a horrible event that led me to a greater appreciation for finding joy in any moment.
Wild Impulses: Reflections on the memoir Wild: From Lots to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed– How Motherhood taught me the importance of impulse control.
A Legacy of Goodness: Building a tradition of giving back on my children’s birthdays.
Needful Things: A reflection on the changing dynamic of being needed.
Finding Peace with my Past, Present and Future: How remaining present is essential to letting go and finding peace.
“You’re Not Special”: An essay on David McCullough Jr’s viral high school commencement speech.
Featured on BlogHer
Celebrating Our Anniversary After a Rocky Year: Reminiscing on our vows and how things have changed and still trying to let go.
Mommy’s Hierarchy of Needs: The mentally and emotionally crazy-making time that is caring for a newborn.
Communing with Trees : Something I hope to pass on to my children.
In Memory of the Boys: A memory sparked by the tragedy of Josh Powell and his sons.
Hush Little Baby Don’t Say a Word… So Mommy can Write a Few Thousand of Them: Trying to say sane in the first few months with a newborn.
Featured on Totsy’s Blog
The Truth About Constipation and Life: About the time my daughter asked me to tell her a “nicer truth” than the fact that sometimes things will hurt.