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BOOK REVIEW: Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories By Sleepy Moms

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BOOK REVIEW: Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories By Sleepy Moms Edited by Lisa NolanClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule There is a lot of bad parenting advice out there posing as logical and even clever wisdom on how to raise children without losing one’s mind. Adages like sleep when the baby sleeps and other dumb […]

Five ways being a mom changed me that I didn’t expect

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HOUSE GUEST: Five Ways Being A Mom Changed MeClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule HOUSE GUEST: Pattie Reaves from AFTER THE COUCH! I am so pleased to introduce a local favorite at the Bangor Daily News, Pattie Reaves from After the Couch, a blog that documents are journey toward living a healthy lifestyle after losing a remarkable 50 […]

The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever need

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The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever needClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I have never hired a babysitter. Occasionally, I will plead insanity and convince my mother-in-law to take my children for a few hours so that I can drag my poor exhausted husband out for a date night. This is a rare event […]

The annual holiday identity crisis starts now

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The Annual Holiday Crisis Starts NowClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule photo credit: Carol Browne via photopin cc Thank you candy companies for making the concept of time exceedingly more difficult to explain to my child. Just when I thought that teaching my kid to read time on both digital and analog clock faces was hard enough, Hershey’s had to […]

From empty nest to full house

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HOUSE GUEST: Menopausal Mother’s Marcia Kester Doyle on Housewife Plus!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

How to clean your house in ­­­­10 easy steps

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How To Clean Your House In 10 Snarky StepsClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleMy mother-in-law once told me that trying to clean a house as a mother is like trying to clean in a hurricane: it’s kind of pointless. She was right. Cleaning my house these days requires several things: deep reserves of patience, bucket loads […]

A lobster nearly killed me

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A lobster nearly killed me.Click To TweetPowered By CoScheduleAlright. Fine. I’m exaggerating a little bit. I did not nearly die by the claw of a lobster. Although, for a minute there, it sure seemed like I might. Yesterday was my mother-in-law’s birthday. For the record, she turned 49.[1] To celebrate her birthday (which is usually […]

How to survive a day at the beach with a toddler

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Beach plus toddler equals chaosClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleI forgot what it is like to bring a small wiggly child to the beach. I forgot how needy and curious a wee one is. And how little he can hold in his attention or for what impish amount of time. It’s easy to forget this at […]

The Evolution Of My Diaper Bag

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The Evolution Of My Diaper BagClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleI have two boys. They are wild and lovely and no matter how hard I try to minimize the amount of junk that they require for an entire day away from home, my diaper bag always ends up looking like I just robbed my own house. When […]