I am thrilled to have Jenny Fiore guest posting today. Jenny is a freelance writer in Wisconsin and narrowly survived two colicky babies. She loves choreographed Kung Fu sequences, Oliver Sacks, primitive camping, and wine. She currently blogs at TheMomplex.net. Her first book, After Birth: Unconventional Writings from the Mommylands (Possibilities Publishing), will be released in March 2013. A Lesson in Country Circumcision Our home is basically a mullet: business in the front, party in the back. The front faces a manicured suburban avenue of empty-nesters endlessly mowing and hedge-trimming. Our backyard spills into a vast expanse of corn and soy crops belonging […]
A couple of months ago, I asked the Ironic Mom Facebook community what the worst gifts were that they’d ever received. Given that Valentine’s Day is next week, I’m going to declare these the 20 worst gifts you could give your beloved on February 14th. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Which gifts do you think are the worst? What is the worst gift you’ve ever received (or given)?
There are few people who are as good at developing community online for writers as Kristen Lamb, a gun-slinging, quad-riding, social media Texan Jedi. Now she and her business partner Ingrid Schaffenburg (think Obi-Wan with ballet training) have taken a giant leap forward and are developing a virtual cafe for creative people, be they artists, writers, photographers, or choreographer-animators. It’s called WANA Tribe. WANA stands for We Artists Need Alcohol We Are Not Alone. The Tribe is a ning, a social network of like-minded people. It’s growing and anyone can join. There are all kind of cool sub-tribes, from Non-Fiction Fans/Writers […]
It’s prom season. Maybe I’ll tell my prom story one of these days. It’s as cliche as they get. ~ But for now, please click over to Nickelodeon’s NickMom to read my latest attempt at humor. ~ ~ Top 9 Things Moms Don’t Want Their Daughters To Say After Prom Here’s a teaser: #7: “And then I used my fake ID to buy drinks for everyone!” Click here to read the rest of What You Don’t Want Your Daughter To Say After Prom.