Once I had my own children, it was easy to develop an affinity for fellow mothers — to commiserate with them over sleepless nights born of 2 a.m. fevers, mealtime struggles with picky eaters and the Sisyphean effort to keep a house clean in the presence of jelly-smearing, mud-splattering littles. But there’s one mother with […]
“I did a lot of research, made some good guesses, and a few mistakes. But I’m going to show you how to vacation with a disability (or at least, how we did it.)” Ashley Fuchs, guest blogger on Housewife Plus
The Way of the Mysterial Woman is the most important book for women’s well-being and empowerment since The Feminine Mystique woke up housewives across the country back in the 1950’s.
My dog is kind of a jerk. If he doesn’t get pet enough then he leans his 85 pounds of bossiness against my legs and knocks me over. If I don’t give him his afternoon treat then he will follow me around the house and whimper and whine. He sleeps on the couch, taking up two […]
If you take simple precautions you can reduce your chance of being bitten or contracting Lyme disease. Try these five tips:
Will the Real Adult Please Stand Up? By Melissa Mowry of One Mother to Another I fumble around in the darkness, trying to locate the light switch in the pitch black of the master bathroom. I can’t risk the light waking the baby, who is finally, blessedly asleep in the bassinet next to our bed, […]
“Orgasmic birth” cannot possibly be a real thing, can it? By Hannah Mayer of sKIDmarks Editor’s Note: This piece was first published on Scary Mommy and is being republished here at Housewife Plus with full permission by the author. In a determined effort to reverse my body’s slow but sure transformation into John Goodman, I […]
Today I witnessed the most beautiful and bizarre event. Our family met up with three other families to go sledding and NO ONE FACEBOOKED THIS. So, I wonder, did it happen?
On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.
Can you just imagine for a minute what would happen if a toddler was allowed to draft a concert rider? I don’t about your kids, but mine would demand the following: