Mended Musings

A couple of week ago, Katia at IAMTHEMILK asked me if I’d participate in a blogging tour that’s making its way across the blogosphere. It’s not an award of any sort...

Yay! I’m so excited to be taking part in Running On Sober’s awesome series Life in 6 Songs. Michelle, Jennie and Christy challenge their guests to tell about their own life stories:...

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A cool picture my husband took of us. My husband and I are taking over his family business, started by his father 43 years...

Something amazing happened to me and it’s deep. Believe it or not, I actually write about more than assholes and Barbie dolls. (On a side note, I promised my cousin Barb...

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I think of myself as a numbaholic, prone to disengaging in not-so-healthy ways. Alcohol was by far my favorite way to numb but I...

I was honored when Janice at Crazy Good Parent asked me to write a guest post.

I painted my kitchen the other day. Not the most exciting start to a blog post but stay with me. I promise there will be a deeper, more meaningful conclusion and...

“I had a cup of coffee,” I announced to my husband as he got home from work Friday afternoon. “Good for you,” he replied without a hint of sarcasm or condemnation....

I read a blog post written by someone who was very disturbed by a comment she received on one of her posts. She moderates her comments and never posted the one...

My daughter, who is almost 3, comically controls her universe. If I scold her, she stamps out my words by saying, “Stop talking! Stop talking!” If I give her a disapproving...