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But Seriously, Lay Off Already.

I promise I’m not trying to push your buttons.

But I am trying to make you think.

Haven’t any parents out there ever...

7 Things I Only Get Halfway Through

Parents are busy. I’m always splitting my time between things that need to get done, and spending time with my kids. For instance,...

Feeling All the Feels

Sometimes I feel like I do everything. I’ve fed them, bathed them, clothed them, entertained them, and put them to bed. I’ve done all the...

You Just Need to Get Away

Sometimes, you need a vacation. 

Most of the time, you can’t have one. 

And sometimes, things fall into place quite nicely, and you get...

The Mommy Bloggers: Why Are They So Bad?

I read a disturbing article recently, bashing “mommy bloggers”. Somewhere along the way, we’ve labeled mothers who write, on blogs and/or elsewhere, with...

My 5 Stages of Grief When My Alarm Goes Off

Getting up in the morning is hard. I’m not a morning person until I’ve had a little caffeine injected into my system, and...

Freedom from My Mommy Guilt

Everyone tells you that the third baby is easy. He will be flexible! He will sleep anywhere! He will be calm! He will...

A Toddler’s War on Food: Finding Peace in Compromise

Sometimes, toddlers are picky. Okay, fine. Toddlers are picky. End of sentence. It’s hard to get them to do anything you’d like them...

Making Parenthood Look Easy

Recently we attended a fundraiser at a (childless) cousin’s home. The event was a crawfish boil: low-stress, outdoors, and eat-on-your-own-time. She had asked me a couple...

A Mom’s Day In the Car

Last week, my family did the unthinkable: we took a road trip. 

Now, I don’t say that because we didn’t want to leave...

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