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Freelance & Writing Highlights

Yay!! So this is where I can showcase my Woo Hoo! Woo Hoo – I’ve got some Woo Hoo to showcase!

My essay, A Daughter’s lifetime with a father’s slow self destruction appeared in the WASHINGTON POST HEALTH Section. It also was chosen as a VOTY Honoree!!! 

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My parents’ divorce didn’t break me appeared in WASHPO Soloish section. My Essays, The Long and Shorts of It (which went viral and lead to an extremely brief TODAY SHOW appearance!), They Grow Up So Fast, So What’s My Rush, It’s time to Sit Down at the Table, Mom! and Bring on the Play dates was featured in Parenting on the WASHINGTON POST. 

I hit the Motherlode, on the NY TIMES MOTHERLODE with Essays, I’ve Ruined my Boys! and Caring for my sick parent, my kids and myself.

Pokemon Go has Captured my Family! was published PARENTS

Growing up is hard to do – For Mommy appeared on Brain, Child.

Talking about How Difficult Infertility can be on a Marriage on GOOD HOUSEKEEPING.

The Difference Between a Father and a Dad appeared on The Manifest-Station.

The emotional struggle in letting our kids fail appeared on PARENT.CO

My Essay on Hebrew School Ambivalence was featured in THE FORWARD and can also be seen online HERE.

I am a regular contributor on HUFFINGTON POST. Here are just a few of my essays that have been featured…This is what 45 looks like, Follow the Bouncing Balls, You say Middle. I say Center, My Home is BrokenHineni – Here I am, Call of Duty, There’s a Wall up in his Studio ApartmentThe Homework Nag and my Zumba Fail!

Underneath that Teenage ScowlSlow down asshole , Growing up, 13 reasons I’m done! Mama’s Boys , Mama’s boys aren’t cute at 35, and others were all featured on  the fabulous SCARY MOMMY

Up on KVELLER with my mommy middle school angst! He says he’s fine, but is he?

SURVIVING THE SUPERMARKET – my (hopefully) last trip to the supermarket with my three boys is featured on MAMALODE as well as A Mother of Mama’s Boys Grows Up

My essay on XO JANE about too much of a good thing… I Was Addicted to Exercise.

My Essay on Why I Now Wear Makeup was featured on WOMAN’S DAY

 

I am a regular contributor at WHATTOEXPECT.COM where you’ll find original essays like Secrets Every Mom Should KnowHow to survive a public tantrum, My grandmother hated my son’s nameThings only a mom would sayYou Get What You Get and You Don’t Get Upset , Sleep Training – My nightmare, and many others…

Bedtime’s a Bitch was published on BLOGHER

My essay, I Love You Husband, Now Go Away was up on THE MID!

My mom is red hot. Your mom ain’t diddly squat. has been featured on Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s workshop. So has Want SmilesOMG – Feels like teen spirit! and others.

I’m also have contributed multiple essays at BonBon Break. My essay about my hot mom I wrote as an original piece for them.

My essay Tug of War: Mommy vs. Mommy is featured in the anthology, Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness

The Weight of My World and Sorry, but that shirt looks terrible on you. Oh and your hair’s a mess. You’re welcome   have both been Freshly Pressed!

My Essays, My Brother in the Middle. #Imsorry and My Call of Duty won the Jury Prize at Yeah Write, an awesome site to hook up with great writers and read all sorts of amazing stories. They’ve made a newbie blogger feel more comfortable and supported. I love them!! Check them out..

My essays Why I’d Never Homeschool, I’m sexy and No one Knows itDon’t Ask your Kids to be Responsible, A Lost Child, A Crazy Mom and a Shot in the Heart, and My Dead Grandma is Messing with Me as well as many others, have been featured on MAMAPEDIA

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My essay Hineni – Here I Am was also Jury Prize winner and top of the leader board over at Yeah Write as well as being chosen for one their Best of Grid entries.

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I just loved being the Feature Friday over at Stuph blog!

And then…, my audition essay was chosen to be in the top 13 for this years Blogger Idol contest! Out of 170 contestants I made it down to the final 4!!!

My essays, Thar She Blows, Ill be right here waiting, There’s a wall up in his studio apartment and it’s me, and Push Me! were  editor’s picks at Yeah Write! Yeah Baby! With I’ll be right here waiting also winning the popular vote!

 

 

23 responses »

  1. Thank you so much, lady!! And I’m so excited about Blogger Idol — kick some grass!!

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  2. Hey!! I love your blog so much I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award!!!
    http://goalinreach.wordpress.com/the-versatile-blogger-an-award/

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  3. I know you have a lot of awards but I nominated you for another. I hope you like that. You’ve inspired me.
    http://greenandcleanmylife.wordpress.com/2013/01/16/blog-awards/

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  4. Wow you have a fortune of awards and all!!! Glad I stopped by!

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  5. WOW! Look at all of the accolades! So deserved. Because I think you are all kinds of awesome, I’ve nominated you for a Versatile Blogger Award. I see someone else had the same idea! I know you are a busy blogger, so don’t feel overly obligated to play. Just know that it comes with a badge for your blog and a box of organic dark chocolate. From me. With love. Here are the ‘deets’ as they say: http://mommyverbs.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/versatile-blogging-award/

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  6. So glad I bumped in today your blog and find it really A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!! Congratulations and More Power!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

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  7. Congratulations on all of your accomplishments! 🙂 Keep up the good work! 🙂

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  8. I just discovered your blog today and I’m finding it to be a very sticky blog! I’m hooked!

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  9. Just read your article on motherlode about balancing the emotional load of an unhappy aging parent and a young family. Thank you so much I went through hell last week packing and moving my mother. There were a lot of very critical comments on the article but many also totally got it. I look forward to reading more on your blog. It really helps to know we are not alone.

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    • Thank you so much. I don’t write that much about it on the blog, only occasionally, but I’ve been writing more about it recently. I used to keep it all inside but once I started writing about it, I really just felt better. It’s a wonderful catharsis for me. And I don’t worry about what other people think, especially those who judge so harshly on a small snapshot. I know I do the best I can. It’s not easy. If you life it, you know it. Thanks for making me feel not as alone as well.

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