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The Intolerable Sports Parent

Today, like many Saturdays, was consumed by my kids and their sports. I am among the millions of American parents whose children chose sports activity over something far cooler. Like a Saturday book club or a weekend Thespian Society. My kids are not in band. They are similarly not into something like D&D or other… Continue reading The Intolerable Sports Parent

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Apply to Review My Newest Book!

Hey everyone! If you - like me - love free shit, then I've got just the thing for you: You can receive a signed copy of my new book, a Starbucks gift card, and a free swag bag of book-themed items. The value of this package is $100! The return is that you agree to… Continue reading Apply to Review My Newest Book!

Big Kids, California Lifestyle, Marriage, Mom Life, Pregnancy and Babies, Uncategorized

To The Mom That Doesn’t Want To Be Told She’s “Lucky” For Having a Husband That Helps Out Around The House

Alternative Title: To The Mom That Doesn't Want What Her Husband Does To Be Called "Helping" Third Rendition: To The Guy Who Feels He Should Receive Zero Praise For Changing Diapers (Yet Still Posts About It Incessantly On Social Media) I added those alternative titles in there just so we don't get hung up on… Continue reading To The Mom That Doesn’t Want To Be Told She’s “Lucky” For Having a Husband That Helps Out Around The House

Big Kids, Marriage, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

An Open Letter To Single Mothers, Everywhere

Suck it up. Yep, I said it. Suck it up. I mean this with the utmost understanding of the struggles you are experiencing. Suck. It. Up. That's what I read over and over and over again in the comments section of an article this morning on Scary Mommy, although it was the single mothers, everywhere,… Continue reading An Open Letter To Single Mothers, Everywhere

California Lifestyle, Marriage, Suburbia, Uncategorized

Dinner For One

Valentine's Day is this week. ARE YOU READY? Someone said this to me today when I was picking up my kids from tennis. I smiled and nodded, and said "what about you?!" In reality, I should have said "Dafuq? Ready for WHAT?" Valentine's Day, traditionally, is a huge disappointment for me. Most years, my husband… Continue reading Dinner For One

California Lifestyle, Uncategorized

We Need To Talk About Kristen Bell’s Menstrual Cup

Um. So. I logged onto Facebook this morning, and AGAIN Parent's magazine threw me for a loop. That makes two days in a row that I felt wronged by them. (Yesterday, which I posted about this morning, was about the re-share of that whole daycare pick up shaming thing.) Today's article was so startling, and… Continue reading We Need To Talk About Kristen Bell’s Menstrual Cup

California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

“Day Care’s Note to Parents to ‘Get off Your Phone’ Goes Viral.” Sanctimonious Moms Everywhere Rejoice.

COME ON YOU GUYS. I was on Facebook yesterday, and I saw an article shared by Parents magazine, both in the newsfeed and the stories (so you know this is - like - a real clickbait one for them). It read: "Day Care's Note to Parents to 'Get off Your Phone' Goes Viral." In my… Continue reading “Day Care’s Note to Parents to ‘Get off Your Phone’ Goes Viral.” Sanctimonious Moms Everywhere Rejoice.