Ten years ago, I wrote my first blog post on my brand new website. It was called Musings of a Soccer Mom. My son was 4 years old and had just started pee wee soccer. I was overwhelmed with his refusal to play on the team. The coach was super nice and supportive, and would […]

September 22, 2019

Then…and Now…

  Dear Joshua, It’s hard being the second son, isn’t it? All the clichés regarding less photos, videos, and huge first-moments are true. When we watched our home videos together and suffered through over an hour of Mom and Dad getting exciting about Jake repeating the features of his face, I realized we were a […]

February 13, 2019

An Ode to My Second Son…

Life takes us many places we never intended. Some good. Some bad. All part of our path, I believe. One of the biggest surprises people don’t realize about me is how I was quite sure about one thing in my life: I never wanted children. This philosophy was met mostly with a laugh and pat […]

February 3, 2018

An Ode to My Son…

Summer’s been kicking my ass. In a good way. A really good way. Vacations and family time. Summer reading and cocktails. Delivering a new book in a series and scrambling to get the word out about my newest release. Boys demanding to be fed constantly and my house trashed on a daily basis. It’s a […]

July 20, 2017

On Joy…

My son turns 12 years old today. He enters middle school this year. He has changed so much, grown up, and sometimes my heart aches when I see how far he’s come. How far we’ve come together as a family. The below post has nothing to do with writing, but on being a mother. It […]

February 3, 2017

On Birth…