Tag Archives: mom blogger

A renovation might kill us or how to know when it’s time to move

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: One of the funniest women on the Internet is hanging out with me today…can you guess who she is?”] I read a lot of blogs. A. Lot. I have a hard time narrowing my favorite writers down because the number of styles and genres that these uber talented ladies write in leave […]

Hell hath no fury like a preschooler bored

[Tweet “Hell hath no fury like a preschooler bored”] Before I reveal the epically ridiculous stunts that my preschooler committed today while visiting his grandparents let me first give a round of applause to my mother and father in law for not disowning my frightfully inventive four-year-old and me. Thank you (one hundred thousand fold!) […]

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 […]

Moms, do you suffer from this awkward problem too?

[Tweet “Moms, do you suffer from this awkward problem too?”] This is how phone calls happen in my house now. Me: Hey, kiddo, Mommy needs to make a quick phone call so don’t interrupt, K? Kiddo: Uh…yup. Ok, Mom. Me: Ok, here I go…making my phone call…so…don’t interrupt…remember that…K? Kiddo: not listening (74 seconds later) Me: dialing… […]

Pregnancy nostalgia: What if she is my last?

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Outmanned Mommy Writer Mary Widdicks Dishes On Pregnancy Nostalgia!”] There are days when I look at some of my mom friends and I think to myself, “Oh, honey, please! Talk to me when you’re the only female in your house!” There is a special kind of hell that comes with the awseomeness of raising […]

7 Dumb parenting decisions that seemed like a great idea at the time

[Tweet “7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time”] I do not care what anyone tells you, no parent anywhere has an ever-loving clue what the hell he or she is doing at any given time. Decent parents will approach every decision they make with respectable intentions while crossing their fingers […]

8 Life lessons from a foxy Grandma

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: I’ll give you hint. Housewife Plus is gettin’ FOXY this week!”] Every night after I get the kids to bed I fire up my laptop and start click clacking away at some new story. And every night, right in the middle of the clicking and the clacking I start to wonder what […]

Henry Ford was wrong: sometimes when you think can’t…you can

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Kristen Mae aka Abandoning Pretense is sharing her work with Housewife Plus!! *go ahead and be jealous*”] HOUSE GUEST: Kristen Mae from ABANDONING PRETENSE! I just had to pinch myself to make sure this is real! I have a delightful treat for you this week; the marvelous Kristen Mae aka Abandoning Pretense is chilling out on […]

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 […]