so… this is my life now

Introducing…The Nerd Lady!

I finally did it--started a new blog! I will be sharing my lettering and painting journey on Read my first post here. If you like my work, follow me on Instagram @nerdladydraws. Thank you for all your support!


A New Adventure!

Oh, hey, WordPress. It's been a while. The past few months have gone by in a sleep-deprived haze. I had a baby, you see. I got intense writer's block, then rebranded NoMoreThan150, only to neglect my blog altogether. And now,... Continue Reading →

Poetry Therapy

Flipping through my English IV textbook when I was feeling particularly angsty about my parents, I found a poem that helped me understand them a little better. After a rough week of listening to her cry so she can learn... Continue Reading →

Buzzfeed Community Post: A Night with an Infant

The last two weeks have been rough. Baby girl is going through some phase where she stopped sleeping through the night, and I am exhausted. What better way to cope with exhaustion and frustration than by making a Buzzfeed post?... Continue Reading →

What NOT to Write on a Diaper

My husband's coworkers played the baby shower game where you write messages on the backs of diapers to entertain parents during midnight changes. Most of them were funny or quaint: "This one's for you, Dad!" "Isn't it amazing that something... Continue Reading →

Good dog!

The baby can officially roll over from back to belly now. Do I give her a treat?

Growing Up

A week before her 3-month birthday, we had to officially retire all of Baby J's newborn clothes... Goodbye, size NB! Hello to a fresh, new wardrobe that hasn't been stained by poop or formula!

The Little Brat on My Screen

I never understood why parents had so many pictures of their little ones on them: framed on their desks, stuffed in their wallets, saved as the wallpapers for their phones and computers. I didn't get why they would need constant... Continue Reading →

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