God, Legitly Our Father

Today* I was feeding my 3 month old baby a bottle.  He was hungry, and he was downing it. But I stopped him halfway through to burp him because he has a tendency to get gassy. Like, screaming in pain, gassy.  And he spits up so much we’re worried that he doesn’t get any nutrition. […]

Nine Mom Ideals to Ditch Right Now

Ever since I became a mom 17 years ago, I’ve had an unofficial list of ideals that never actually materialized. I thought these mom ideals would make me and my kids happy. But I’ve realized over the years that these elusive “shoulds” aren’t really necessary to raising healthy, happy, children.

Introduce Yourself!

I’d love it if you all would take a moment to introduce yourselves by commenting on this post or on the Facebook page and letting us all know who you are.

Ten Signs You’re Either a Parent or on Drugs

Sometimes being a parent resembles being on drugs. If you don’t believe me, consider these ten signs you are either a parent or on drugs. Or both. #10 You actually wish you could take naps and go in time-out. #9 You have had snot/spit up/food on or in your skin/clothes/hair while in public. #8  You don’t […]

Parenting With Mental Illness

When I was a young mom with two kids I felt completely overwhelmed all the time. Not the normal exhausted and frazzled kind of overwhelmed, but the bawling my eyes out in the middle of the night, kind of overwhelmed.