The Author










Lara Cardon Updike enjoys turning her trials and triumphs as a mother into humorous blog posts.  She hopes her writing will amuse, inspire and console parents everywhere.  Lara earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Brigham Young University.  She has five beautiful, smart, loud, demanding children, and a kind, intelligent husband.  They make their home on Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula.







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2 Responses to The Author

  1. Renee

    I like your posts very much. It is also very obvious how much you love your children. 🙂 And I, as non-mother, am already very jealous as to your sleeping abilities.

  2. Sonja Younger

    I’m a big fan of your fantastic blog! Who’s your editor, anyway?

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