About Me

I still blast my music a little too loud for a wife and mother of two living in a sleepy suburb of Boston (old habits from the 80s die hard). I am a Mommy of one–my 7-year-old son, Alex, and Stepmom of one–my husband’s 10-year-old son, Jake. Raising two boisterous boys always generates good Mommy Dish.

Before momhood, I was a television reporter who covered everyone from Hillary Clinton to The Goo Goo Dolls. I transitioned to mommy blogger in 2010 — the year my baby boy swallowed me whole. Since then, I have penned articles for The Huffington Post, The Stir, and The Mighty, to name a few.

My life is complicated, chaotic, and downright comical–and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.

12 Responses to About Me

  1. sandy Carey says:

    your site is warm, funny, informative and loving!

  2. Jenna says:

    I looove your blog! I’m so glad your mom sent me the site! Your little guy is adorable! Hope all is well! -Jenna

  3. Mommy Dish says:

    Thanks for the compliments about my son and my blog, Jenna. Thanks for your support! Hope you’re doing well, too. xo

  4. Teddy says:

    Quality information and facts! I have been searching for something like that for a while today. Excellent!

  5. Mommy Dish says:

    Thank you for your comment, and for reading my blog. Much appreciated.

    Best,

    Jodi

  6. sharon lourenco-irving says:

    It was a pleasure meeting you the other day at story time! I read your blog and have a great appreciation for your style of writing about your in’s and out’s of motherhood. It is alot of work, however, very much rewarding:-). I look forward to many more stories and getting together at some point in the future.

    Best,
    Sharon

    • Mommy Dish says:

      It was great meeting you, too, Sharon. Thanks for visiting my blog!!

      I don’t know how far back you read, but this recipe (link below) has your name written all over it. It’s called Two Minute Chicken; it’s foolproof and everyone loves it! Alex and I are looking forward to seeing you and Tyler next week!
      http://mommydish.net/2011/02/15/clothing-optional/

  7. nicki calabrese says:

    Your post today was powerful!!! I felt like I was there with you …..
    I am so thrilled that your Mother and I have connected again after 40 years….unbelievable…but then ‘long distance’ phone calls were a luxury and letters were our main means of communication……and we were living different lives in our 20’s……. Technology is so sweet!
    I am sorry to hear the latest news, but I am confident that your mom’s sunny disposition will prevail….I hope to meet you all this summer…Peace and love, Nicki

    • Mommy Dish says:

      Thank you, Nicki. I am glad you reconnected with my Mom, and hope to meet you as well. I appreciate your support of my blog!

  8. Mike Durnin says:

    “Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” ~ Sarah Bernhardt

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