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.

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 […]