I'm a versatile writer with a relatable voice, a humorist with a sentimental bias, and a creative type with a practical lean.
Parenting with Humor
I began keeping a personal blog during a big move in 2006. In 2010 I experienced my first viral success with the post "Why Having a Toddler is Like Being at a Frat Party." My readership started at 32 email subscribers and has grown to a social media audience of over 24,000.
The Portsmouth Herald & Foster's Daily Democrat
I write a weekday newsletter offering a conversational take on the day's local news. Since its launch in November 2015, subscriptions have steadily increased while unsubscribes remain flat.
I Just Want to Pee Alone, New York Times Best Seller
In 2013 I wrote a contributing essay for this parenting humor anthology. In 2015 the book made its way to the NYT Best Sellers list. I baked myself a cake.
And Here's More
Founding contributor to NickMom.com
Scary Mommy contributor
Creator of "Argument of the Week" for MommyShorts.com
Chosen copywriter for Clorox Bleach parents campaign
My letter to the editor became part of a local movement to "Stop Shaming Our Girls," and I'm still super proud about that