I’m Melanie, a closer-to-40-than-30 mom to E & F. A Silver Spring dweller via Wisconsin. Proud alum of Dr. Biden, GMMB, Governor Doyle, WisPolitics.com, and The HillAuthor and writer, including Capitol File and Working Mother. Occasional marathoner. Communicator for good: 1 Million for Work Flexibility, A Better Balance, Know Your Value, and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

This blog is where I get as close to having baby books for E & F as there will ever be. You can also find me tracking 40 runs with my bestie before we turn 40 over here.

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2 Responses to “About”


  1. 1 Jessica McFadden August 8, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Thanks so much for the listing in your blogroll – honored! What a great site you have here and what gorgeous kiddos!

  2. 2 Susie April 30, 2016 at 9:35 am

    Grandma Susie & “GranPA from Alaska” are grateful for your efforts here! Even more so will be E, F, and…….. xoxoxo


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