Lof is all you need

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Lof Is All You NeedClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule It is no secret around my house that 2014 has been a tough year. Our family experienced a significant cancer scare. My oldest son underwent an intense surgery that ultimately transformed the way we deal with his hemophilia treatments. We all caught Whooping Cough despite having […]

Motherhood isn’t beautiful

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HOUSE GUEST: Emily Gallo Lays Down Some Truth!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Sometimes I get blog crushes. I find writers who are able to compose smart and compelling essays on motherhood in a way that I just can’t. Emily Gallo of Girl, Always Interrupted is just such a writer. I follow her work closely and […]

Mom writes a letter to Santa

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Mom Writes A Letter To SantaClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Dear Santa, What the ever-loving hell? I thought we had a deal, man?! In exchange for me telling my kids some insane story that you show up in the middle of the night with gifts that would appease their impulsive little hearts YOU would put […]

The gift that keeps on giving

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HOUSE GUEST: I’ve snagged the fabulous Jessica Rapisarda for today!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule The holidays are supposed to be a time of love and celebration, but let’s be honest – they are super duper stressful and expensive too. My HILARIOUS friend, Jessica Rapisarda of Welcome To The Bundle fame has got the best solution. […]

5 Life hacks for cold and flu season

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5 Life Hacks For Cold And Flu SeasonClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Days after Thanksgiving I heard the first sign…a sniffle…this was followed by some light-weight whining. My two kids were coming down with a cold. This nasty little bug flew through my house with reckless abandon and infected everyone. Now we are dealing with […]

How not to use a pregnancy test

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How NOT To Use A Pregnancy TestClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule The other day I took a pregnancy test. Since I know that little law of physics that says change in behavior occurs when something is being observed, I found a spot in a window sill high enough that the kids would not likely see […]

Would your kid survive the Mommy Wars?

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HOUSE GUEST: Would YOUR Kid Survive The Mommy War?Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I asked Tammy Soong of World’s Worst Moms to guest post a couple of months ago and honestly, I have been counting to the days to get *this* post because it is *that* good! Tammy is a gracious and lovely person who […]

American Doll Vs. Third World Doll

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American Doll Vs. Third World DollClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I have not experienced the sheer horror of handing over several hundred bucks for a doll and her must have accessories. While I want to balk loudly at how dumb that is I have to rein in my judgement and remember that my kids love Legos. […]

Backseat cooking: a Thanksgiving cautionary tale

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Backseat Cooking: A Thanksgiving Cautionary TaleClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule photo credit: tuchodi via photopin cc My husband is the worst driver. The. Worst. Driver. He is always gawking at everything but the road. He spots rare birds. He spots a chair in that yard sale back there. He fidgets with the radio. While he […]