It all started when Wendy D’Alessandro began telling tales at the office about her two-year-old eating sawdust off the floor and her three-year-old strutting commando down the airplane aisle (She thought passengers were smiling at her daughter because she was so cute!). Write them down! said her boss. So she did, and a generous, patient editor at the Deerfield Beach Observer let her practice her writing chops on a weekly column called The Mommy Chronicles.
That was nearly 15 years ago, and that small South Florida community has been reading Wendy’s humorous, thoughtful, sometimes tear-jerking stories about parenting, motherhood and family life ever since.
Read her blog at wendydalessandro.com.