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

[Just A Long Post About Laundry]

UGGGGGGGGGGGGGGH. We need to talk about laundry. I don’t know about you guys, but laundry is probably going to be the thing that does me in. Honestly. It’s not the … Continue reading [Just A Long Post About Laundry]

You Guys Need To Chill With The Elf On The Shelf Hate

I’m going to drop a real bomb on you guys, here. It’s a doozy. Brace yourselves. I do the Elf on the Shelf for my kids. Yeah, that’s right. I … Continue reading You Guys Need To Chill With The Elf On The Shelf Hate

Let’s Just All Simmer The Frick Down

There’s been a refreshing and, simultaneously, not-so-refreshing trend this last week or two on the Internet, and that is that people have stopped talking about the demise of American society … Continue reading Let’s Just All Simmer The Frick Down

So I Guess I Have Three Kids Now

For two weeks, now, I’ve had a shocking revelation rise to the surface of my brain at least once a day. I mean I’ll just be going about my business … Continue reading So I Guess I Have Three Kids Now

The Best Way To Support Your Adult Kids That Are Parents, Is To Keep Your Mouth Shut

Over the years, I have learned one thing that I hope I remember when I am older and my kids are older and have kids of their own: to keep … Continue reading The Best Way To Support Your Adult Kids That Are Parents, Is To Keep Your Mouth Shut

I Did One DIY Project For Easter. One. Not Twelve. Not Twenty. Just One.

And even then, it nearly killed me. I don’t mean that it was dangerous or wracked with mishap that could have severed my head or anything. I mean I hated … Continue reading I Did One DIY Project For Easter. One. Not Twelve. Not Twenty. Just One.

I Am – At My Core – A Sanctimommy.

Opinions are like assholes. Everybody’s got one. I’ve said many versions of that over the course of the years writing on this blog. And in life, in general. It’s probably … Continue reading I Am – At My Core – A Sanctimommy.

I Used To Think I Knew Everything About Being A Parent. I Was Wrong.

This is a lesson I continue to learn, still, after all these years. I used to think I knew everything about being a parent. I was wrong. While I went … Continue reading I Used To Think I Knew Everything About Being A Parent. I Was Wrong.

Stop Hooking Up Your Children Before They Are Old Enough To Date

I’m likely going to lose some friends over this, and if so that’s unfortunate. The great thing about friendships is the ability to agree to disagree. So let’s hope we … Continue reading Stop Hooking Up Your Children Before They Are Old Enough To Date

My Child-Rearing Philosophy Is Simple.

Or is it? I grapple with this myself on the regular. My philosophy as a parent in theory is really, and truly, very simple: don’t raise assholes. As I said, … Continue reading My Child-Rearing Philosophy Is Simple.