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Book Review: The Big Book of Parenting Tweets Edited by Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood

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If motherhood has taught me anything it is that getting angry rarely alleviates any ridiculous or trying circumstance that children will undoubtedly toss a mom (or dad) into. You may as well find the humor in the chaos, which is where Kate Hall and Science of Parenthood come in with their hilarious The Big Book […]

10 Things to do when you’re stuck inside during a snowstorm

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10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck Inside During A Snowstorm Click To Tweet I think of snow as Mother Nature’s glitter bomb. It is lovely to look at from behind the safety of a window but once you enter it you become wet, frozen, and miserable. I dread snowstorms now that I have kids […]

Real woman workout

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Real Woman Workout Click To Tweet It is a new year. Lists have been made. Resolutions have been firmly committed to. Perhaps even a few have been broken. At some point in my resolution making for this year I decided that I wouldn’t put things like diet, workout, organize my house….etc because I never stick to those. […]

Mom writes a letter to Santa

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Mom Writes A Letter To Santa Click To Tweet 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 […]

5 Life hacks for cold and flu season

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5 Life Hacks For Cold And Flu Season Click To Tweet 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 a […]

Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus

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Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus! Click To Tweet Blogging is dumb. I heard that a few times when I started the Housewife Plus project. The first few months I wrote were boring, unfunny, and totally in secret. No one knew I had a blog. I wrote about everything in the beginning. I had no centralized […]

The Universal Truth of Motherhood

The Universal Truth of Motherhood Click To Tweet This morning I did it. I lost my cool and whisper-screamed, WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH EVERYONE IN THIS DAMN HOUSE?! I didn’t mean to do it. In fact, right after my blast of sour accusation I immediately felt the weight of guilt sucker punching my muffin […]

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 Nolan Click To Tweet 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 ideas […]

Why motherhood will never not be a contradiction

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HOUSE GUEST: EMILY BALLARD Why Motherhood Will Never Not Be A Contradiction Click To Tweet If ever there was a woman who writes as honestly as I wish I could it is THIS woman, Emily Ballard. Her words fill my head with visuals so lovely and so densely filled with life that I sometimes find myself inspired to […]

Maine publisher makes big announcement

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BIG FAT HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!! #ClashoftheCouples Cover Reveal!! Click To Tweet I am ridiculously excited to FINALLY tell everyone that I am going to be published in THIS FABULOUS book out of Maine publisher, Blue Lobster Book Company! This hilarious anthology is edited by and features several Maine writers. DO NOT MISS THIS! Coupledom. Fact or fable, […]