I have three kids. Most of you know this, if you are new to my blog …well now you know. Two are girls, aged 15 and 11. And my one … Continue reading We Are Putting Too Much Responsibility On Our Kids
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I remember the general time period when I started to question whether or not my husband and I were drinking too much, too often. It wasn’t one incident in particular, … Continue reading Wine Is No Longer A Part of My Narrative
Imagine one day you wake up to discover you are an Uber driver. It’s not what you want to do, and definitely not your career path. It takes away from … Continue reading Just Call a Cab (Mom)
My birthday is coming up and the craziest thing has been happening: I’ve been telling people I’m turning a year older than I am actually turning. Either it’s the old … Continue reading I’m Offended. Here’s Why You Should Care.
Hey guys! I’m hosting a photo caption contest over on Facebook. At the end of the contest, two winners will be selected at random to win a swag bag and … Continue reading Photo Caption Contest: Day 1
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 … Continue reading The Intolerable Sports Parent
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 … 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
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 … Continue reading An Open Letter To Single Mothers, Everywhere
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 … Continue reading Dinner For One
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. … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Kristen Bell’s Menstrual Cup
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 … Continue reading “Day Care’s Note to Parents to ‘Get off Your Phone’ Goes Viral.” Sanctimonious Moms Everywhere Rejoice.
I’ve been watching a lot of true crime lately. Like daily. I am absolutely addicted. I dream about it. I’d like to think it started with the new season of … Continue reading I’ve Been Binge Watching True Crime Before Binge Watching True Crime Was Cool