E. R. Catalano is a humor writer and mother of one evil mastermind in training who blogs about her daughter at Zoevstheuniverse.com. Her work has appeared on McSweeney's, Scary Mommy, In the Powder Room, Mock Mom, and HaHas for HooHas, and she's a contributor to the anthologies I Just Want to Be Perfect, Lose the Cape's Never Will I Ever (and Then I Had Kids), and The Bigger Book of Parenting Tweets. She's currently at work on a novel called Becoming the Girl Detective and a collection of stories called Prove You're Not a Robot. Follow her at @zoevsuniverse. She needs all the validation she can get.