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7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine will eat

7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine eats

When I was a small kid, I spent most of my allowance on those cheap, little wax-wrapped jewels that stuck to my teeth and had an aftertaste of bad decisions. As a parent, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to convince my kids that sugar bugs will eat their beautiful teeth if they keep pounding back the sugar, but they insist, and I occasionally relent.

“Orgasmic birth” cannot possibly be a real thing, can it?

"Orgasmic birth" cannot possibly be a real thing, can it?

“Orgasmic birth” cannot possibly be a real thing, can it? By Hannah Mayer of sKIDmarks Editor’s Note: This piece was first published on Scary Mommy and is being republished here at Housewife Plus with full permission by the author. In a determined effort to reverse my body’s slow but sure transformation into John Goodman, I […]

Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother

Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother (At least I'd like to think they did) By Diane Atwood

On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.

6 Truths Hiding Under A Maine Mom’s Giant Winter Coat

Housewife Plus author Sarah Cottrell

As a stay at home mom, I have very few options for being fashionable thanks to chasing kids and cleaning messes all day. I mean let’s get real. Being a mom is a dirty, busy, crazy job and high heels, hunter orange or Tiffany blue polish, and polka dot silk scarves are just not exactly […]

Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen Mann

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Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Yuletide Yahoos, Ho-Ho-Humblebraggers, and Other Seasonal Scourges By Jen Mann I don’t know about you, but I turn into a real Scrooge during the holidays. My icy demeanor melts into a puddle of mush mere days before the biggest holiday in America (no, […]

Naughty hearts need love too

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If you are just tuning in, the House Guest series introduces emerging and established voices in the blogger world to the Housewife Plus audience. The writers featured here share their stories about parenting, marriage, and life in general. They are sometimes serious, other times funny, but always real. For information on how to be featured in the House Guest […]

I’m a terrible housewife

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If you are just tuning in, the House Guest series introduces emerging and established voices in the blogger world to the Housewife Plus audience. The writers featured here share their stories about parenting, marriage, and life in general. They are sometimes serious, other times funny, but always real. For information on how to be featured in the House Guest […]

Just A FEW People I Want to Punch in the Throat

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New York Times best selling author, Jen Mann has come out with a fourth volume of essays titled, Just A FEW People I Want to Punch in the Throat (Volume #4). Mann gives her loyal readers three brand new hilarious essays that cannot be found anywhere else. Fans will enjoy this slim edition that can be […]