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Kelcey Kintner
An award-winning journalist and freelance writer, Kelcey Kintner writes the humor blog The Mama Bird Diaries. This Columbia Journalism School graduate also drives a gold minivan because you can't fit five kids on a Vespa. She still secretly longs to be an Olympic ice skater. You can find her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @mamabirddiaries.

Entries by Kelcey Kintner

The Power of the Playgroup for New Moms

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 3:42 PM

When my husband and I (along with our new baby girl Dylan) lived in the West Village of Manhattan, we had these nice neighbors named Barbara and Arthur. Barbara and Arthur had two kids (in their early and mid 20s).

One day I noticed a large group of women convening...

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More Emails From a Marriage

(20) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 3:23 PM

My husband sent me this email...

"The maintenance light in the minivan has been on for weeks. Do you think you can take the car in soon?"


I wrote back....

"Well, remember when I hit that parked car on our street? And there was also the time that I...

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Small Romantic Moments in the Modern Day Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 11:23 AM

When you have five young kids, your life is an endurance test. Each day you feed, clean and care for your offspring so that you can be awarded the grand prize at nightfall of no longer having to answer any kid questions like, "If an ant dies, do his ant...

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Emails From a Marriage

(3) Comments | Posted April 28, 2014 | 11:13 AM

My husband sent me this email...

One day I envision getting a bigger flat-screen TV for our living room.

I wrote this in response....

One day I envision a world where my children don't argue and my 3-year-old doesn't stay up until 10 p.m. and dishes are...

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