This year, it looks like Parenting, Illustrated with Crappy Pictures is super-involved, which gives me warm fuzzies, not only because she is hilarious, but also because she judged one of my posts to be the best of the best over at Mum's Lounge last month. Which would probably be a good place for me to start.
This blog is full of Pinterest Fails (sometimes resulting in Shiny Bacon Vaginas (Meghan Millard, 2013)).
|Plate of Fail and Shame|
Sometimes, I'll come up with the one brilliant phrase I'll ever have in my life and slap it on an e-card. Then that card will literally go viral, and I will throw an internet tantrum about it because He-ey! That was supposed to bring me traffic! Not you! (I hang out with a lot of four year olds. Tantruming is how I roll.) But it's also a pretty good piece on why you should always brand your stuff, no matter how big or small you are.
|Yeah, that was me. Bet you didn't know it, huh?|
Sometimes I get serious, particularly over issues like marriage equality. This piece was just accepted by Offbeat Families for re-publication. It's the story of my friends who got married and adopted their own family after fostering...all because Connecticut allows people to be people.
Every once in a while, I'll take on a big guy who will totally ignore me. This rant against Frank Bruni and his "Baffled Hymn of a Childless Bystander" was featured on BlogHer last week.
Last, but certainly not least, I'm always good for posting videos of my kids being hilarious brats whom I love dearly!
Which reminds me, I should probably run a brief introduction!
Hi, I'm Darlena. I'm a mom of four-year-old identical twin girls. Here's my family:
When I'm not blogging or parenting, I'm also a novelist, and I had two books come out last month, so if you're into romances, check out Ninette Swann! Somewhere in there I find time to go to grad school for mass communications. I'll let you know how that turns out. Oh! And here's me: