13 Milestones I Wish I’d Known About

We all know the milestones to eagerly watch for: First smile, rolling over, first steps. We wait for them to happen and carefully document them when they do (well, for the first kid at least). There are some milestones, though, that no one thinks to tell you about ....more

A Wedding, a Dress, and the First Fight of Marriage

There’s something magical about finding ‘the dress’. Maybe you’ve tried on dozens or maybe it’s the very first one you slip over your head, but as soon as it’s on, you know. Just like the moment you realize that guy is The One, you also realize that dress is The One ....more

I Asked, You Answered: The Worst Gift You Ever Received

It’s happened to all of us. We...more

70+ Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Lately I’ve seen a lot of people using vegetables in place of pasta. Since my kids are big pasta eaters and we want to make healthier choices whenever we can, I was intrigued, but dubious. It sounded like a good idea, but I wasn’t sure I could get away with it, even if it was […] ...more

5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Hard to Buy For Mom

I’m not a good gift giver. It stresses me out....more

Art: It’s Not Just for Kids!

This might be the most scared I’ve ever been to publish a blog post. Yes, I’ve been vulnerable with you in the past, but at least I was using a medium that I was comfortable with: the written word. I won’t pretend to be a fantastic writer, but when it comes to writing, I at […] ...more

Eight Things I Wish I’d Known About Breastfeeding

For most things in life, experience is the best teacher. We won’t truly learn how to do something until we, well, do it. Even so, there are...more

The Day I Found Out He Was in Love With Someone Else

“Some of the boys have crushes on some of the girls.” I was wrist-deep in dishwater when he said it, scrubbing the remains of the day into the soapy warmth, completely unprepared for a conversation I imagined was still a few years away. Words began to rise in my throat, preparing to bounce off my […] ...more

My Brand New Look!

When I first started blogging, I thought it was just a matter of writing. However, when...more

I Asked, You Answered: What Surprised You Most About Parenthood?

In case you’re new to I Asked, You Answered, here’s how it works: Each time I send out my newsletter (Currently it’s once every two weeks, so you have no excuse not to sign up. No one can complain about one email every two weeks.) I include a question. They’re all over the board, from […] ...more