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  • How to Call Yourself An Artist

How to Call Yourself An Artist

  • October 1st, 2015

One of the hardest struggles I’ve faced in my professional life was having the courage to call myself an artist. I spent many years surrounding myself with artists, working for artists, and pursuing romantic relationships with artists, yet all the while, I felt like I was too scared to […]

  • Let’s Be More than Pretty

Let’s Be More than Pretty

  • September 29th, 2015

Wow crazy blood moon lunar eclipse, I don’t know if it’s cause I’ve got my moon flower (aka red tent time, aka hide me in a cave and leave me the hell alone) but I am awash in some kind of insane explosion of creativity. I can barely sleep, […]

  • I Don’t Know What to Do Next

I Don’t Know What to Do Next

  • September 14th, 2015

Hey you guys! I’ve missed you. Please, please send me news of your adventures. My own to-do list is so huge, I don’t know what to do next. I do know that this September-y time of the year always has me fired up with a keen mind for work […]

  • Ask Mommy: The Writing Process

Ask Mommy: The Writing Process

  • September 1st, 2015

Today’s post is an answer to this reader’s question about the writing process:

First off I want to say superb blog!
I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was interested to find out how you center yourself and clear your head before […]

  • Why I Broke Up With Sugar

Why I Broke Up With Sugar

(Photo: Some no sugar added housewarming treats to enjoy (in moderation) on the occasional carb up day, courtesy of my friend Sally B.)
My relationship with sugar was a sick, life-long obsession. When I would feed my addiction, it would feel good for a few moments, but every encounter would […]

  • Ask Mommy: Dating Enthusiastically

Ask Mommy: Dating Enthusiastically

  • August 10th, 2015

Hi Lovers,

Today I invite you to witness my spectacular dorkiness as I attempt to answer a real reader question about dating. Enjoy!

If you would like to email me for your own loving batch of fresh-baked advice, you can email me at

  • When You Fail

When You Fail

We try so hard sometimes, with the best of intentions, but despite this things don’t work out the way we hope. How do we accept defeat? How do you move forward with grace when you fail?

I will be the first to admit that when we got the green light […]

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex

  • July 31st, 2015

It’s Freaky Friday over here at Playboy Mommy HQ, and today I want to reach out and ask you for a great, big favor. I want you to send me a note and tell me what kind of sexy subjects you want to read about. I have my own […]

  • I Need a Few Good Men

I Need a Few Good Men

  • July 16th, 2015

I am so freaking excited to let you know that I’m nearly ready to begin the publishing process for my first book! It’s a sex and relationship guide for the average hetero guy in a long-term relationship, and it’s called Keeping It Up. I’ve lined up a cover designer, an illustrator, […]

  • The Facebook Cry for Help

The Facebook Cry for Help

I don’t ever want to be a chronic case, but every now and then, the ‘Facebook Cry for Help’ really gets you what you need.

This morning was another immensely challenging start to the day with Noah. I had let him play with my phone in bed, but then asked […]

  • Poolside Pondering

Poolside Pondering

  • July 13th, 2015

Don’t you love those Mondays when you hit the ground running, totally organized, motivated and ready to start the week? I had the opposite of that this morning. Now as the dust has settled, I’m stealing a few moments for a bit of poolside pondering.

While I feel a near […]

  • This One’s For You, Robbie M.

This One’s For You, Robbie M.


A visit from good friends had me in tears in my kitchen last night, but let me back up a little.

In the fashion of all great deadbeats, I’ve vanished from your lives again. Maybe you didn’t notice. Maybe you’re rolling your eyes at the suggestion that you would notice […]