Category Archives: Brendan’s Posts

The Best, Most Amazing, Awesomest, Bigliest Book Readings Anywhere. Trust Me.

Now that I have your attention…. On the first Saturday of every month in Westbrook, we invite two local authors (one fiction, one nonfiction) to read from their works and take a few questions. It’s called Books in the Brook, … Continue reading

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Be Cool. No FanBoying.

There are so many authors whom I love to read and whom I’ve had the distinct joy of getting to know personally and even count as friends, including many who blog here. But for this post, I’m going to write … Continue reading

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The Day After

Brendan Rielly: I’m not sure how I drew the short straw of blogging the day after Election Day. Since I’m writing this in advance of Election Day, I could make predictions and see how close I get. But that would either … Continue reading

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Male Partnering in the Birth Experience (Or, You Can’t Fire the Coach, No Matter How Big a Dufus He Is)

Since a previous post about preparing for parenthood was received well, here is another chapter from my tongue-in-cheek guide to parenting called How to Raise the Perfect Child, Or At Least Lie About It. Thanks for indulging me as I … Continue reading

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How to Raise the Perfect Child, Or At Least Lie About It: Preparing for Parenthood

Brendan Rielly: As we prepare to deliver our two oldest back to college and as our youngest enters her junior year in high school, I think often about how Erica and I prepared to become parents in the first place.  This … Continue reading

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