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Lof is all you need

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Lof Is All You NeedClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Motherhood isn’t beautiful

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HOUSE GUEST: Emily Gallo Lays Down Some Truth!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Mom writes a letter to Santa

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Mom Writes A Letter To SantaClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

How not to use a pregnancy test

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How NOT To Use A Pregnancy TestClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule The other day I took a pregnancy test. Since I know that little law of physics that says change in behavior occurs when something is being observed, I found a spot in a window sill high enough that the kids would not likely see […]

Would your kid survive the Mommy Wars?

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HOUSE GUEST: Would YOUR Kid Survive The Mommy War?Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Backseat cooking: a Thanksgiving cautionary tale

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Backseat Cooking: A Thanksgiving Cautionary TaleClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule photo credit: tuchodi via photopin cc My husband is the worst driver. The. Worst. Driver. He is always gawking at everything but the road. He spots rare birds. He spots a chair in that yard sale back there. He fidgets with the radio. While he […]

Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus

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Happy FIRST Birthday, Housewife Plus!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Dear mom, you were right

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An open letter to my mom….about how right she was about everything.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Meet some Scary Mommies

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Meet Some Scary Mommies And Lend A Hand To A Fabulous CauseClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Scary Mommy is a community of writers, readers, and parents that celebrates – and often pokes fun at – imperfect parenting. Jill Smokler, founder of Scary Mommy has put together an original and superbly funny holiday anthology that will make you laugh, […]

DIY last minute kids halloween costume problem solver

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DIY Last Minute Halloween Kids Costume Problem SolverClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]