Tag Archives: mom blogger

Awkward family photos

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Y’all Won’t Believe Who I Snagged This Week :)”] Every single time I chat with Harmony Hobbs from Modern Mommy Madness, I temporarily adopt a Southern accent with a flair for irreverent behavior. She is a real hoot. No subject is too taboo or off limits for this fabulous writer. She can take 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, […]

Lof is all you need

[Tweet “Lof Is All You Need”] It is no secret around my house that 2014 has been a tough year. Our family experienced a significant cancer scare. My oldest son underwent an intense surgery that ultimately transformed the way we deal with his hemophilia treatments. We all caught Whooping Cough despite having been vaccinated against […]

Motherhood isn’t beautiful

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Emily Gallo Lays Down Some Truth!”] Sometimes I get blog crushes. I find writers who are able to compose smart and compelling essays on motherhood in a way that I just can’t. Emily Gallo of Girl, Always Interrupted is just such a writer. I follow her work closely and I am always […]

Would your kid survive the Mommy Wars?

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Would YOUR Kid Survive The Mommy War?”] I asked Tammy Soong of World’s Worst Moms to guest post a couple of months ago and honestly, I have been counting to the days to get *this* post because it is *that* good! Tammy is a gracious and lovely person who knows a universe […]

Why I’m thankful for blogging

[Tweet “House Guest: Good Girl Gone Redneck Is Sharing A Tender Moment With Housewife Plus…Don’t Miss This!”] I am very pleased to introduce you to my blog friend Andrea Bates of Good Girl Gone Redneck! Andrea is filled with the kind of online skills that make a writer like me envious at best. Not only […]

Dear mom, you were right

[Tweet “An open letter to my mom….about how right she was about everything.”] Every Monday I host a guest blogger in my House Guest series. It is a great chance to introduce new writers to you and also a great chance for me to learn more about the nuances of blogging. On occasion I will get lucky […]

Step 1: Preheat the oven Step 2: Hose down the cat

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: The Outstanding Comedienne Vikki Claflin is chilling with Housewife Plus!”] Do you know what I love more than anything? Laughing. Laughing can cure darn near anything; broken hearts, the blues, writer’s block, a staring contest, even a tense moment. I spend my days searching for the funny moments because if I don’t then I will […]

5 Signs you’re an Internet troll

[Tweet “5 Signs You’re An Internet Troll”] As a blogger with connections to writers all over the world I hear a lot of complaining about the trolls ruining the comment sections of articles, especially those posted on the bigger blogs like Huffington Post or Scary Mommy. My own work has earned the gaze of trolls […]

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 […]