(contest closed) it's a book party and you're invited PLUS a *GIVEAWAY*

It's been a HOT SECOND since I did any meaningful writing and maybe that's because I saved all my good shit for the NEW BOOK I'M IN THAT YOU CAN BUY TODAY.

*fires confetti gun*

*gets confetti in eye*

*spends weekend worrying about losing that eye*

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leap into summer with Goh Ballet {giveaway}

If you looked up "moves with grace and finesse" in the dictionary of Opposites, you would find a picture of me, hunched over, silently howling because I just stubbed my whole body on a piece of furniture that has been in the same place for 5 years. Every day I forget my dimensions, my whereabouts in this world, and how close and far I am to people and sharp corners. I am a bumbler. That's how I navigate this Earth. Muttered "OUCH'S" and smacked shinbones.

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a very merry windy and friends holiday {and giveaway too!}

If you have a kid, you let them either goof around on your phone or they have a device on which to goof around. There are literally 4 kajillion kid's Apps in this world and I swear my kid has scrolled through them all.

Electronic babysitting is better than a kick in the teeth, for sure, but the enthusiasm I have for each one depends on a few key features.

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making memories the easy way {giveaway}

I take a lot of pictures of my kid but I tend to only film her when she's being totally dumb or weird because I want decent blackmail leverage for when she's older. 

But she needs to stop getting older pretty quickly because I'M SORRY NO. When she's too big for me to swing her over my shoulders when I need her to COME ON NOW, then I will be wrestling-style tapping out and standing nervously on the sidelines with my whole hand in my mouth. Crying and mumbling unclear thoughts about boys, periods, bullies and WHAT ABOUT ELSA AND ANNA? 

Here's the good news.

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