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Now That the Holidays are Over, Here’s Everything I Did Wrong

By On January 6, 2020

I’d like to blame the fact that Thanksgiving was later than normal this year, which meant we had less time between that holiday and Christmas to get our lives in order. But… Read More

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Just When I Thought I Hadn’t Done Much In My Life, I Looked Back a Decade

By On December 31, 2019

The other day I picked up an old journal and started reading. I wrote the same thing throughout, page after page, month after month, and it went something like this: I don’t… Read More

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Yes, I Wrote a Kid’s Book!

By On October 1, 2019

I am the absolute worst at self-promotion. But here goes. I wrote a children’s book! My first! If you ask me about it, though, I’ll likely change the subject or wave my… Read More

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How We Failed at Potty Training a Toddler

By On July 25, 2019

Yes, we failed. Gloriously. All the books and blogs we read made it sound so easy. “Just follow these steps and you, too, will have a fully potty-trained toddler in just three… Read More

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What It’s Really Like Being Married with a Kid at 44

By On June 20, 2019

One recent Sunday, after struggling to feed a toddler who wouldn’t stop moving and reading six books before putting him to bed, I wandered into the living room and snapped on the… Read More