Why trips to amusement parks will never change — my piece on Six Flags is up at Huff Post!

My piece on learning to love crow’s feet is up at HuffPost.

My true tale of the Easter Moth, now on Huff Post.

You learn to appreciate the small victories in parenting.
Fudge, bedside, 3 a.m.: “Mama, I threw up.”
Me: “In the bed?”
Fudge: “No, near it.”
Me: “Okay, good job.”

Please check out my incredibly helpful tips for new parents, now on Huff Post!

Michelangelo does Potter.

Michelangelo does Potter.

Uncle Jonathan.

Uncle Jonathan.

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Most popular family on the block.

When we left the hospital, the middle-aged nurse leaned in close over the wheelchair and stage-whispered, “You think you love him now — just you wait!” I now realize this was elliptical, and she suppressed a grin wheeling our empty chair back through the motion-sensored glass doors, silently adding, “…until you find yourself standing in his room, veins bulging, screaming, ‘NO! Get up NOW! Your room smells of stinking feet and SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE!!!’ “