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.

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 […]

How I Shut Down Sibling Fights Quickly and Effectively

When things get really heated, feelings are hurt, emotions are running high, and nothing you do or say can get them to stop going at each other’s throats, there’s one thing I do that stops it in it’s tracks.

Things I Always Say as a Mom

Since I became a mom 17 years ago, I find myself saying the same things over and over and over again. Like, a lot. All the freaking time. There are things that I always say as a mom that I just keep on repeating and probably will until the day I die because only moms […]