Featured Pryvates & Awards

 

WordPress Discover chose “My Ugly Truth About Parenting a Difficult Child” as one of the “Posts We Loved in 2016” in the Parenting category 2016!

Are you freaking out? Because I was when I heard this!

Huffington Post

Sometimes Panic Attacks Can’t Be Explained, and That’s Okay

ABC7 New York, ABC13 Houston, ABC6 Philadelphia; Houston Chronicle

An Open Letter to the Birth Father of My Adopted Son

How Anxiety Can Ruin Your Plans 

When Mom is an Addict, the Show Must Go On

Here’s How You Get Divorced

Discover on WordPress

Writing While Mothering  (My Ugly Truth About Parenting a Difficult Child.)

Scary Mommy

My Ugly Truth About Parenting a Difficult Child

How I had “The Talk” with my 5-Year-Old

Love What Matters

Yes, Nosey Bitch, I am his REAL Mother

Curbed By A Stranger (That time a homeless person kept me from ending it all.)

An Open Letter to the Birth Father of My Adopted Son

Sammiches and Psych Meds

Yes, Nosey Bitch, I am his REAL Mother

The Mighty

When a Conversation with a Homeless Man Saved My Life

The Offhand Comment Michelle Obama Said at Dinner That Made Me Feel Less Alone

Featured on SheKnows:

Back of the Line: A TRUE Story of Institutionalized Racism

Okay, seriously, it’s time to stop saying ‘gay lifestyle’ 

Yeah Write’s Weekly Writing Contest:

EDITOR’S CHOICE WINNERS:

When Mom is an Addict, The Show Must Go On (The Corner Where Shame Meets Pain)

What Mom REALLY Wants for Mother’s Day (This is some truthy shit, y’all.)

Writing While Mothering  (What it’s like to parent a child who says no to EVERYthing.)
(Editor’s Pick on Word Press Discover and featured on Scary Mommy.)

High Notes and House Calls (A doctor did something to me when I was a kid …  I can’t even say it.  Just read it.  It’s good.)

Yes, Nosey Bitch, I Am His REAL Mother (That time almost SLAPPED A BITCH at the grocery store.)

Curbed By A Stranger (That time a homeless person kept me from ending it all.)

 

CROWD FAVE (First Place):

Just Me? (Why I hate being a mother sometimes.)

Back of the Line: A True Story of Institutionalized Racism (also Featured on Blogher)

Suspicious Activity Near Schools (About a child predator in our neighborhood.)

What Mom REALLY Wants for Mother’s Day (This is some truthy shit, y’all.)

Proper Wrapping (That time my boyfriend used SARAN WRAP as a CONDOM!)

Drowning in Guilt (That time I blamed myself for the death of my boyfriend.)

Love Never Dies (That time I wrote while crying.)

McSticky Situation (That time I was HIGHLY INAPPROPRIATE to the drive thru guy.)

Writing While Mothering  (What it’s like to parent a child who says no to EVERYTHING.)  (Editor’s Pick on Word Press Discover and featured on Scary Mommy.)

 

TOP ROW WINNERS:

The Sound of Pee (That time I was PEED MY PANTS and I wasn’t even drunk.)

Lucy and Ethel Go to School (That time I showed MY BOOBS to some children I was teaching.)

Fall Back (How typing fast saved my life, literally.)

Curbed by a Stranger (That time a homeless man kept me from committing SUICIDE.)

Confession (I should probably have kept this SECRET to myself.)