Tag Archives: family

The solitary mom club

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Are You A Member of the Solitary Mom Club?Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule In late 2014 I started blogging about being a stay at home mom. Not because I had some secret to success or a treasure trove of pin worthy tips to share, but because I was drowning in the deafening tediousness of motherhood. […]

5 Ways moms ruin a good time

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5 Ways Moms Ruin A Good TimeClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule There is a new phrase at my house that my husband and children love to toss around. Whenever I start to cross a line into the territory of nagging or hovering over my brood they tell me to, “quit Momming it up!” I have […]

Crawling after my toddler with no pants

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HOUSE GUEST: Toni Hammer Tells A Funny Poop Story! Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Everyone loves a poop story, right? Well, if you’re a parent you do and chances are you probably have a few of your own to share! This week I have the delightful Toni Hammer from Is It Bedtime Yet? fame! She […]

RESOLVE: (noun) firm determination to do something

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resolve with love and gritClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I dislike resolution lists. But every single year I compose a list of all the grand To Do’s that I am convinced will make me a better person. I can tick off the usual suspects lose weight, quit drinking, don’t swear, volunteer more, organize my house, […]

7 Lessons of motherhood

HOUSE GUEST: My fav BDN writer is sharing 7 lessons in motherhood today!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Even newspaper reporters have fans and I am a fan of ROOTED IN ME writer Natalie Feulner. Her work covers issues that as a mother I care deeply about. Natalie brings attention to the rise in the use […]

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

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HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flubClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule It is an absolute treat to bring you an original tale of holiday woe by my dear friend, Crystal Ponti. Don’t worry though because this tale will leave you laughing and counting your […]

DIY last minute kids halloween costume problem solver

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DIY Last Minute Halloween Kids Costume Problem SolverClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I have a ridiculously smart 4YO. I’m not bragging here, he out wits me at least 18 times a day, folks. This clever child of mine can figure out almost anything. Mom and dad are spelling secrets to each other? Guess what?! He […]

The apple peeler

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HOUSE GUEST: Pixie.c.d shares a beautiful and charming essay about a simple apple peelerClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Do you ever have a few names floating in your social media that you wish you could know more personally? Pixie.c.d was such a name to me. Her tweets always make me laugh and her blog posts […]

Scary Mommy’s Guide To Surviving The Holiday’s

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Scary Mommy’s Guide To Surviving The HolidaysClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I have been buzzing with crazy excitement since September over some pretty dang marvelous news. If you know me then you know that keeping a secret isn’t exactly one of my strong suits since my poker face looks an awful lot my toddler’s worried […]

The jaw dropping way this preschooler stood up to a bully

The Jaw Dropping Way THIS Preschooler Stood Up To A BullyClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule As a mom, I am always correcting my son’s behavior in an effort to mold him into a well-mannered person. My kid is forever catching some fresh hell for committing run-of-the-mill kid crimes. It isn’t enough for me that he follows the […]