Big Kids, California Lifestyle, Holidays, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

I Went Camping And Survived

Okay, so let's start this off by saying that to call what I did "camping" is a bit of a stretch. Four nights were in a hooked up RV with running water, air conditioning, and electricity; in an RV park with free Wifi by the beach. Two nights were in a hotel. Regardless of those… Continue reading I Went Camping And Survived

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California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Pregnancy and Babies, Uncategorized

It’s Time To Talk About Maternal Mental Health, And Be Civilized About It

{Serious Post Alert} I am not one to pretend I know everything about the way the mind, or the body, or the world for that matter, works. But if there is one thing I know based on factual research, history of our culture, observations in society, and my own, anecdotal experiences, it is this: having… Continue reading It’s Time To Talk About Maternal Mental Health, And Be Civilized About It

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ISO Social Media Help (Because I’m Social Media Dumb)

You guys, I don't even *really* know what ISO means. I mean, like, I think it means in search of; but I also don't know when is actually the most appropriate time to use it. Like when I type it I feel like I'm some weird, middle aged pervert putting out a personal ad. MWF ISO… Continue reading ISO Social Media Help (Because I’m Social Media Dumb)

California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Pregnancy and Babies, Suburbia, Uncategorized

Breastfeeding is Such Crap You Guys

I want to start off with a few things I don't want to deal with when writing this post. For one, if you are one of those people that reads anything about breastfeeding and then feels an uncontrollable urge to comment well formula feeders have to deal with all that and more- move along, and… Continue reading Breastfeeding is Such Crap You Guys

California Lifestyle, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

My Kids’ Sports Are Starting To Drive Me Insane

This month - May - is National Tennis Mom's Month. At least that's what the USTA says, and since May is Mother's Day, it makes sense. I am a tennis mom. I drive my kids hundreds of miles a week, spend close to $2000 a month, and live my life on the sidelines as my… Continue reading My Kids’ Sports Are Starting To Drive Me Insane

Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick

It's cold and flu and cough season. I have had a cough for three weeks now. Obviously no longer at the point of being contagious, I have resumed regular life; although I still get dirty looks every time I hack or clear my throat in the grocery store. You see: most normal and reasonable people… Continue reading The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick

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I’m Over Christmas

I took down our Christmas decorations on Christmas Day. I'm not even kidding, you guys. I did. Even before the grandparents were out the door, after watching the kids open an ungodly amount of gifts, I was taking shit down. I've just had it with the clutter and the dust and, well, the holiday. I… Continue reading I’m Over Christmas