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  • Posted 10/10/2013 12:03:58 EDT

    You're really honest on your blog, which I love. What's "the line" that you won't cross? Are there subjects you won't go near?

  • Posted 10/07/2013 12:47:57 EDT

    So great to see you here, Julia! You're fabulous and totally deserve the spotlight.  :-)

  • Posted 06/21/2013 03:45:23 EDT

    There are so many blogs I love. Seriously. I spend a lot of time reading blogs, and I'm part of a couple wonderful blogger networks, so its really hard to pick a few!   Here are a few of my all-time f more »

  • Posted 06/20/2013 05:18:44 EDT

    In response to kfgrum's comment: Is it hard to know where to draw the line on what you share and don't share?  Do you think you'll still be this candid when your children are older?     Hi! Thanks for more »

  • Posted 06/20/2013 11:41:16 EDT

    In response to JeannetteBellesfield's comment: Does your family, outside of your husband, read your blog (that you know of)? If so, is it a topic of conversation at get togethers? Hi Jeannette! My mom more »

  • Posted 06/20/2013 11:39:31 EDT

    In response to napkinhoarder's comment: JD, thanks for your vulnerability. How do you balance privacy for yourself and your family when you write about depression? Do you feel like you've been able to more »

  • Posted 06/20/2013 11:30:16 EDT

    In response to AllisonHill's comment: Do you feel limited in any way by your blog's core topics? Like you have to be depressed? I know that sometimes snarky mom bloggers feel like they can't post abou more »

  • Posted 06/20/2013 11:24:34 EDT

    In response to Jenn_Rose's comment: JD, what's changed for you since the Katie Couric interview? Do you get recognized? Have the other parents at school reacted to it? Hey Jenn! I was shocked, but pre more »

  • Posted 06/19/2013 11:03:40 EDT

    One favorite post? That's hard! Okay, I'm going to cheat a little. I'll give you my one favorite post from each of the categories I write about.  ;-) The depression post I'm most proud of is Judge Not more »

  • Posted 06/18/2013 01:39:39 EDT

    20 Facts about Honest Mom: The Blog and the Mom Behind It   I’m a mom of two girls: Anne, who is about to finish up 1st grade, and Grace, who is 4 and 1/2 (the 1/2 is VERY important, of course) Hubs more »

  • Posted 06/17/2013 02:51:14 EDT

    In response to alysiabutler's comment:

    So excited to see you here! Love that more locals will get to read all of your amazing work. So glad you are here.

    Aw, yay! Thanks so much, Alysia!

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  • Posted 06/17/2013 11:50:42 EDT

    In response to LilMisBusy's comment:

    Happy to see you here JD! Have fun!

    Thank you! xoxo

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  • Posted 06/17/2013 11:02:38 EDT

    In response to FrugalistaBlog's comment: I love JD and her Honest Mom blog. I too write about depression sometimes, so I appreciate her giving me the courage to get people talking about it. Love you, more »

  • Posted 06/17/2013 09:58:18 EDT

    Happy Monday everyone! (I can say that without sarcasm since I’m on cup #2 of coffee. Coffee = happiness for me.) Thanks so much to Kristi and Boston.com for this opportunity - I’m psyched to be h more »

  • Posted 05/16/2013 08:43:52 EDT

    Do you ever get writer's block? And when you do - what do you do to conquer it?

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  • Posted 05/15/2013 09:50:09 EDT

    Aw, I love Harold and the Purple Crayon. So does my 4yo.  :-)

    Great list! So happy to see you here!!!

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  • Posted 05/03/2013 01:37:09 EDT

    Yay! Thanks for the shout-out. You are fabulous and I'm so excited for you that you were Boston.com's featured blogger.  :-)

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  • Posted 05/02/2013 09:08:48 EDT

    Do you find it hard to find time to blog? I work part-time and blogging can't always take priority. But I feel bad when I don't have new content frequently, know what I mean?

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  • Posted 04/30/2013 10:24:20 EDT

    So happy to see you here, Cheryl! Yay! Great job with the 20 things - that's a tough thing to do...

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  • Posted 04/30/2013 10:18:34 EDT

    Hi! I'd love to be a part of this. I am a freelance writer, blogger, and the creator of Honest Mom: http://honestmom.com. I write about raising my young daughters and managing depression - which start more »

  • Posted 05/15/2012 09:21:01 EDT

    I just love these pronouncements some commenters are making, as if their way of doing things is the only way things should be done. I wish everyone would chill out and remember that not every child is more »