Published Pieces

September 1, 2016

Published in The Huffington Post:

When You Realize You Are Not Cool:  From the Mouths of Moms

Parents are asked to give up so much. Most new moms know they will be giving up a lot of freedom and basic necessities when they bring that sweet little bundle of joy home. We prepare ourselves for sleepless nights, interrupted meals, unfinished chores, and incomplete thoughts. We go days without showers and we don’t pee alone for years.

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August 16, 2016

Published in Grown and Flown:

My son is leaving for college next week.  And I am happy.  Does that make me a bad mom?

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February 26, 2016

Published in the Washington Post – On Parenting:

I am a stay-at-home mom of six, and I want to change my life.

I’m not asking for anything huge here. I just have a few modest goals: eat right, exercise daily, stay on top of my finances, run a half marathon, and start my own business.

Okay, so maybe that’s a bit much.

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