Tag Archives: family

Crawling after my toddler with no pants

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Toni Hammer Tells A Funny Poop Story! “] 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 a […]

7 Lessons of motherhood

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: My fav BDN writer is sharing 7 lessons in motherhood today!”] 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 cloth diapers, […]

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flub”] 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 this Thanksgiving! […]

DIY last minute kids halloween costume problem solver

[Tweet “DIY Last Minute Halloween Kids Costume Problem Solver”] 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 knows how […]

The apple peeler

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Pixie.c.d shares a beautiful and charming essay about a simple apple peeler”] 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 make me […]

The jaw dropping way this preschooler stood up to a bully

[Tweet “The Jaw Dropping Way THIS Preschooler Stood Up To A Bully”] 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. I want […]

From empty nest to full house

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Menopausal Mother’s Marcia Kester Doyle on Housewife Plus!”] 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 I do! […]

4 Things about childhood that have changed forever

[Tweet “4 Things About Childhood That Have Changed Forever”] 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 this fantastic […]

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

[Tweet “House Guest Maggie Draper on Housewife Plus!”] 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 sure to […]

The differences between the first and second child

[Tweet “The Differences Between Kids One And Two”]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 about the differences […]