Tears, Laughter, and Poop Soup: My Listen To Your Mother Flashback

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Yesterday, May 3rd, at 2:00 PM, the sound of Listen To Your Mother DC’s opening music, “Uptown Funk” reached my ears from my last place in line, as I waited with my cast mates back stage. I heard a burst of wild cheering and clapping from the audience, and I was overcome with emotion. I can’t cry now.  Not NOW!  Even … Read More

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Overcoming My Fears: Writing, Blogging, and Peeing With An Audience

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www.bigtopfamily.com / I'm in a book! I Still Just Want To Pee Alone

When I first had the idea for this blog, it was September of 2013. I started researching family humor bloggers, and the very first blog I found was a hugely popular one (with hundreds of thousands of fans) called People I Want To Punch In The Throat, by Jen Mann. On Jen’s home page, there was a Q&A category where … Read More

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