Writing on Edge

Hi, folks! I’m over at Write on Edge today, answering questions from the fabulous editors about the new book, “You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth!” And Other Things You’ll Only Hear From Your Friends In the Powder Room. Please go check it out and see how I’ve cast the movie of the book (one star…

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Psst … You have lipstick on your teeth!

Excuse me. Ahem. This is so awkward. You have lipstick on your teeth! You don’t? Well, you should. Trust me, you want lipstick on your teeth. So as my friend Julie would say, get some!   What the hell am I talking about? Your next must-read. An anthology of stories from the funniest, most poignant,…

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Funky with a minivan? Totally doable.

It’s official. I am GFunkified. As in, guest posting today for my friend Greta Funk, for her Great Expectations series. You can find me at her amazing blog, GFunkified. Please click here to read and let me know your thoughts on minivans. Love ‘em, hate ‘em, hate the fact that you love ‘em, just talk…

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Messy, and a mystery

This morning, as I stood in the kitchen making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Grant yelled from upstairs, “Mommy! I dropped my toothbrush and the toothpaste got all over the wall!” “Well, just wipe it off the wall and put it back on your toothbrush,” I said, spreading jam  on bread. It didn’t even occur…

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Today you can find me at Letters for Lucas

I’m guest posting today for Tona Wertman, of Letters for Lucas. Tonya is a fabulous person and a wonderful writer, and I do hope you’ll go visit her blog.     You can get there either by clicking on the Letters for You button above, or by clicking here. Sharing. It’s not just for toddlers….

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Kindergarten “graduation”

My twins have completed kindergarten, as of a couple of weeks ago. I figured the class year would conclude with cupcakes and crayons, but, as is becoming my habit when predicting all things school, I was wrong. “Mommy, are you coming to our graduation?” Grant asked. “Your what?” “Our graduation. It’s Thursday morning.” “It’s what…

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Farewell, Feedburner…please subscribe via email!

Hi, everyone! Well, the blog world has been up in arms about this, but I highly doubt anyone else has noticed. Feedburner, the service through which most of you subscribe to this blog, is going bye-bye. So that means if you’d like to keep receiving updates, you’ll need to visit the email subscription box in…

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Perspective

Breathe. In, out. In, out. Picture good energy in, bad energy out. Get the stress under control, dammit. You know how to do this. Tea. I needed tea. That would help. I brewed a pot, nervously pacing my kitchen while I waited. I couldn’t sit, my thoughts wouldn’t form a straight line. As I finished…

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Good Friday

All our hurts are nothing compared to what our savior endured in this world. Let us remember that, and him, as we sit here this day. Let us remember that it is Friday. But Sunday is coming.   Sharing. It’s not just for toddlers. Tweet

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Today I’m at a friend’s place…

Today you can find me at Shell’s blog, Things I Can’t Say. Please go give my piece a read and hang out and explore a while. Shell’s got a wonderful collection of some of the most authentic writing around, and you’ll love her voice.     Sharing. It’s not just for toddlers. Tweet

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