Sibling Thrivelry Media

Julie Haas Brophy created the popular blog Shit My Kids Ruined.  SMKR, as it’s affectionately known, has been featured in print in the NY Times, Entertainment Weekly, Parenting, and Real Simple Family, and it’s been discussed on scores of radio shows. Julie’s television appearances include interviews on NY’s CBS2 Weekend News, Germany’s RTL2, Australia’s Today Show, CTV’s Canada AM, and The Rachael Ray Show.

SMKR has been featured by hundreds of online outlets including,, Huffington Post, and among others. was named one of’s Best Blogs of 2010 and was selected for’s 5 Blogs Time Writers Read Daily.

Shit My Kids Ruined: An A-Z Celebration of Kid-Destruction was published in Nov 2010 by Villard, an imprint of by Random House.

Julie lives in NY with her husband, two sons, and dog. She earned her BA in Art History at Columbia University and makes glass mosaics.