Dear Pink, You know how you’re growing so fast that sometimes you have to shove really hard to get your mismatched-sock-wearing feet crammed into your favorite party shoes? Well, that’s kind of what I picture it being like when God passed out personalities. He saw your itty-bitty little newborn body and said, “No way I’m […]
A year ago yesterday, I sat down with my friend, Brian, and we built a website. A year ago today, I wrote my first official post and invited my friends to read along—to help me build a community. Today I’m in awe of what it’s become. My heart bursts every time someone tells me they […]
Recently, while watching The Sound of Music, I found myself crying. No, not because the Nazi soldiers were threatening the von Trapp family, or because Maria was torn between two worlds, but because I realized lately I’ve been parenting a lot more like the grouchy Captain than the playful Fraulein.
A little over 14 years ago, I walked into a PolySci class while I was at UCLA that would change the course of my life. I’m guessing I chose the class because it seemed like a pretty easy way to check off an overdue prerequisite (after all, Communications was my thing…not Politics), but I ended […]
Introducing the newest member of our family (drumroll, please!)… Pink! As you know, this little girl did not come into the world quietly. There was the mistaken gender prediction. Preterm labor. Bed rest. Cankles (which were more like “thankles” since they were closer in size to my thighs). So it was no surprise that when […]