Archive for the 'Mommy ‘hood' Category



Missing My Mistress…

Published on May 13, 2016

Tweet My friend Shannon says that writing is her mistress. She loves her family, but she wants to get back to her mistress. This very apt metaphor means that I have several mistresses, and each one misses me and cries for attention when I’m spending time “At Home”. I have about a thousand photos and […]


HUGE Announcement! My Four Legged Baby Debuts at Woofstock 90210!

Published on February 23, 2016

Tweet UPDATE: Woofstock 90210 will now take place Sunday June 26th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM I have big news! I finished a project that I started a loooong time ago, and am so happy to share my excitement with y’all. I studied art for both of my degrees, and have steadily practiced painting […]


Time to READY JET GO!

Published on February 14, 2016

Tweet Tomorrow morning PBS Kids will premiere Ready Jet Go!, its rocking new show from the creators of Dinosaur Train, complete with songs that make you want to dance and cool science facts from a real FEMALE NASA scientist. I first became aware of the show last spring when I attended PBS Annual Meeting in […]


Onward and Yonward with PBS Kids Nature Cat!

Published on November 24, 2015

Tweet You may remember seeing a picture of me with super sibs David and Adam Rudman of Spiffy Pictures from PBS Annual Meeting. We were there talking about their latest gem for PBS Kids called Nature Cat. You may not recognize them right away, because David is usually busy performing as Cookie Monster and Adam […]


Mixed is Magnificent

Published on October 28, 2015

Tweet Having just finished writing and illustrating my picture book, I was totally on board when Sonia Kang of Mixed Up Clothing invited me to a MultiCultural Mixer at the ever so stylish Kidville, including a super cute fashion show and Taye Diggs reading his new picture book called Mixed Me. The event was kicked […]


I Bombed as the Mystery Reader and Now Have a New Heroine

Published on October 13, 2015

Tweet I bombed as Mystery Reader last week. The Critter tried to be cool when he saw that I would be the surprise grownup who would read to the class that day, but was SO adorably happy that he ran over to hug me. I had carefully selected one of my childhood favorites The Emperor’s […]


Shift Happens

Published on September 25, 2015

Tweet Today I’m at a conference that my friend Leah founded and graciously invited my Diet Coke swigging self to attend. I met Leah about six(!) years ago at a blogger event and I was impressed by her story of having lost one hundred pounds and keeping it off by eating organic and nonGMO foods. […]


Fall Kicks Off with “The Bar” and the SEC

Published on September 23, 2015

Tweet One of the things that I’ve always loved about Beverly Hills is that it’s not obsessed with football. I chose a husband for this reason – during the year of courtship well into the first years of our marriage, I was blessed to call back home and tell my friends who are football or […]


What I Did Over Summer Vacation

Published on September 9, 2015

Tweet In two days the Critter will have been back to school for an entire month, yet in my mind I cannot end summer until after Labor Day. We had exactly two months of summer this year and it just was not enough! It seems that it only just started, and now I’m reflecting upon […]


Triple Attraction in ATX – Friends, Fun, and PBS Kids

Published on July 2, 2015

Tweet I love that my married life and motherhood have begun to have annual traditions. The springtime months are always a whirlwind – April brings Easter and My Perfect Husband’s birthday with the Critter’s birthday immediately after, then Mother’s Day, and then I travel to a different city every year for the PBS Annual Meeting. […]