REAL-LIFE MOM column published in The Oregonian newspaper 2005-2008
I penned a family column for The Oregonian newspaper’s SW Weekly section that I titled Real-Life Mom from 2005 to 2008. I loved writing about the everyday chaos and craziness and sticky hugs and beautiful real life of family life in the real world, where my reality and the reality of most of my mom friends is a far cry from Hollywood. What inspired me to pen Real-Life Mom was that I saw so many other columns out there featuring Hollywood moms or “parenting experts” with their PhD’s and degrees, yet my reality was so very different from theirs.
The Oregonian website has a few still published – here are a couple samplings-