Tag Archives: family

Crawling after my toddler with no pants

HOUSE GUEST: Toni Hammer Tells A Funny Poop Story! Click To Tweet 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 is sharing […]

7 Lessons of motherhood

HOUSE GUEST: My fav BDN writer is sharing 7 lessons in motherhood today! Click To Tweet 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 of […]

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flub Click To Tweet 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 blessing […]

DIY last minute kids halloween costume problem solver

DIY Last Minute Halloween Kids Costume Problem Solver Click To Tweet 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 suddenly […]

The apple peeler

HOUSE GUEST: Pixie.c.d shares a beautiful and charming essay about a simple apple peeler Click To Tweet 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 always […]

The jaw dropping way this preschooler stood up to a bully

The Jaw Dropping Way THIS Preschooler Stood Up To A Bully Click To Tweet 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 rules. […]

From empty nest to full house

HOUSE GUEST: Menopausal Mother’s Marcia Kester Doyle on Housewife Plus! Click To Tweet HOUSE GUEST: Menopausal Mother’s Marcia Kester Doyle I am so pleased to introduce a popular and hilarious voice in the mom blogosphere, Menopausal Mother‘s Marcia Kester Doyle! Her work is poignant, funny, and spot on. I hope you enjoy her as much […]

4 Things about childhood that have changed forever

4 Things About Childhood That Have Changed Forever Click To Tweet HOUSE GUEST: Lauren Cormier of Oh, Honestly! I am giddy this week because I snagged one of my FAVORITE Bangor Daily News Mom Bloggers to guest post for Housewife Plus this week! Please, seriously, grab a glass of wine, a cozy seat, and read […]

House Guest: Maggie Draper – It Won’t Always Be This Way

House Guest Maggie Draper on Housewife Plus! Click To Tweet This week I am pleased to introduce you to a new Mom Blogger on the block, Maggie Draper. She has a quick sense of humor, a great capacity for story telling, and a charming writing style. Check out her story here. If you like her then be […]

The differences between the first and second child

The Differences Between Kids One And Two Click To Tweet In many predictable ways having a second child has changed my mothering for example: increasing my forgetfulness while simultaneously decreasing my reservoir of patience. My second child has just reached his first birthday and with that celebratory occasion came a mountain of realizations for me […]