why laughter is so important in motherhood

You guys, last week a dream of mine came true! I got to preform stand up for my best girlfriends at a dream location in downtown Chicago. Drumbar invited me to host a comedy happy hour for a group of moms who needed a night out! For me comedy has been instrumental in my motherhood journey. You know the saying, sometimes you need to laugh to keep from crying.  I…

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Girls Week

Oops, I did it again. I got away to NYC with one of my favorite people, Ceta from Clark and Stone. This time we chose mid-week to make it easier on our families.  I left Tuesday afternoon and was back by Friday with time to make it to the carnival at my kid’s school. Being away all week then snapping back to the reality of 100 kids screaming in a…

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36 going on 16

Am I in mid life? I guess there’s no real way of knowing but when a friend sent me Brené Brown’s essay, “ on mid-life unravelings”  the other day, I knew I was definitely experiencing an unraveling. And last time I checked I wasn’t a teenager. Though lately it does feel like I’m 36 going on 16. Who knew I still had so much to learn in relationships, in parenting,…

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What Comedy taught me about facing my fears

One of the things I get asked the most is how I got started in comedy. The truth is, I’ve always been interested in it, and it wasn’t one single event that happened. It’s been a passion of mine since I was a little girl. When we would have family gatherings, I would perform for my family and make everyone laugh. I would do anything for a laugh which was made…

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Things people don’t tell you before you have a baby!

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