On Quitting Your Day Job to Pursue Your Daydream

Choosing a job you love may mean you’ll never work a day in your life, but there’s no underestimating the courage it takes to get there, especially if it means quitting your day job. For 14 years the courage escaped me. Working a corporate job in a male-dominated industry, I spent my days (and nights […]

We Know How She Does It: Real Moms Offer Real Advice On Working From Home

Ahh, working from home. It sounds like a dream, right? No soul-crushing commute, no meetings to discuss meetings, no ridiculous office politics. Just you, in your space, on your schedule, crushing that voodoo that you do. Imagine the flexibility! The possibility! The productivity! THE PAJAMAS. But when work at home aspirations become residential reality, we […]

I’m Featured on This Blogger’s Life!

So hey there, big news! Today I’m featured of The Truth About Motherhood’s “This Blogger’s Life” series. It’s a big deal for a lot of reasons: 1. I love me some Deborah Cruz. You don’t even know. 2. I’m joining such blogger sheroes as Jill Smokler, Ree Drummond, Jessica Gottieb, and Jenni Chiu as part […]

On Fame and Stuff

When I started this blog in the wee hours of January 3rd 2010, I had no idea that blogging was like a thing.  I soon realized people made money from it and obviously, I wanted to be one of those. I worked my ass off, wrote for free, spread my words anywhere and everywhere that […]

I’m Getting Crunchy Y’all!

Friends, I am excited and scared $%&#less to report that I’ll be blogging to you from Babble’s MomCrunch come February 1st! Wait, you’re thinking…you’re not techie. Damn straight I’m not techie but I am a blogger who’s trying to navigate my way like the rest of my fellow bloggers! Blogging from the front lines of […]

So You Think You Can Blog?

Well I’ve got news for you: YOU CAN! I know, I know, of course a blogger is going to tell you that you can blog but hear me out. I’ve just eaten half a dozen chocolate chip cookies and I’m on a massive sugar high. You. The life YOU live, the experiences YOU’VE had, the decisions […]

Bad Blogger, Bad!

Shame on me. I’ve been the worst blogger ever in a whole bunch of ways for a whole bunch of reasons. Lemme break it down. Ways I’ve been a bad blogger 1. I have neglected my favorite blogs for way too long. 2. I haven’t returned comment love for a lifetime. 3. I haven’t vlogged […]

The Kenny and Eamon Podcast

In lieu of this week’s veelog, I wanted to share my first ever podcast on The Kenny and Eamon Podcast!  Kenny and Eamon are two cool dudes I went to high school with who host a weekly comedy podcast.  When they asked me to participate, I jumped at the chance! We talk about blogging, BlogHim (yes, I said “him”) and […]

Blogging: It’s Not (Always) About Reaching the Most People

[Image credit] Not every blogger starts out with the goal of becoming Dooce.  Yet I somehow think that’s the general perception of  a lot of folks outside the blogging community.  Not all bloggers are out to climb their way to the top of the bloggy pyramid; it’s a good thing too – the top of the blog pyramid is pretty […]

We Interrupt This Regularly Scheduled Blog Post

[Image credit] Every day I get emails from companies looking to reach out to my Mommy Friends through me, kinda like Ghost, but not as sexy.  My fellow mom bloggers know what I’m talking about when I say sometimes these companies have you (and me) all wrong. I get emails addressed to “Dear Blogger”.  Wow, […]