Eden M. Kennedy

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Eden M. Kennedy is the co-author (with Alice Bradley) of the book Let's Panic About Babies! (St. Martin's Press, 2011).

A former college-radio DJ, Mrs. Kennedy has driven cross-country six times in a Volkswagen Bug and enjoys standing on her head.

Currently she works at a public library and is finishing writing her first novel.

My name is Eden Marriott Kennedy. I grew up in Littleton, Colorado, with my parents, my two older brothers, and a big, red-haired dachshund named Claudius. My dad taught me how to do a crossword puzzle and my mom taught me how to knit. My brothers taught me how to light firecrackers without blowing off my hand and drop the puck in a street hockey game without losing my teeth.

I still hate hockey, and all the good fireworks are illegal. I only knit when it's cold and I need something to keep my knees warm. I gave up doing a daily crossword when I let my New York Times subscription lapse.

And then I discovered blogging.

When I had a baby and lost my editing job back in 2001, blogging became a good way to record my history and teach myself a little HTML. For instance, here's an early post where I describe what it was like to give birth in my own bathroom. Here's this other thing where I took a picture of my head every day for three months so that the whole Internet could watch my hair grow.

Because of the time and energy I've wasted on the Internet I've been mentioned, quoted, featured, and/or interviewed by The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, Frontline, the BBC, The Santa Barbara Independent, and The Santa Barbara News-Press (which I'm not linking because I'd need to buy a subscription to find the URL).

My dear friend Alice Bradley and I wrote a book that was published by St. Martin's Press. I leaf through it once in awhile and wonder why we haven't been given a Nobel Prize.

You can buy a copy from your favorite local bookseller or order from any of these online outlets: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-a-Million | Borders | IndieBound | Overstock.com | Powell's

We think it's funny (and it got a nice review in The Washington Post) but if you don't agree and want to get rid of your copy, please mail it to:

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, Henrik Ibsens gate 5, 0255 Oslo, NORWAY

I also blog at yogabeans! but not with any regularity. (My relationship with yoga has become complicated. We're working on it.)

Some of my posts are in this book, and in this book, and I also have an essay in this book, too.

If it's too much work to go through my archives, you can always just read my interview with Leahpeah or get the bare minimum from my About Me page.

If you'd like to send me an e-mail, that would be great! That's edenmkennedy at gmail dot com, remember to replace the (at) with an @ and the (dot) with a . I normally respond pretty quickly. If I don't it may be because (a) you have overwhelmed me with your kindness/anger and I don't know how to respond, or (b) you've asked me to help you market something that makes no sense to me whatsoever.

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