Tag Archives: mom lit

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 […]

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

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HOUSE GUEST: One of the funniest women on the Internet is hanging out with me today…can you guess…Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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

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Hell hath no fury like a preschooler boredClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Moms, do you suffer from this awkward problem too?

Moms, do you suffer from this awkward problem too?Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Pregnancy nostalgia: What if she is my last?

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HOUSE GUEST: Outmanned Mommy Writer Mary Widdicks Dishes On Pregnancy Nostalgia!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Moms Gone Wild

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Moms Gone Wild…In The Most Relaxed Way PossibleClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Every night is roughly the same around here. I make dinner. The kids look at it and make wild protests that will not eat “compost” or “whatever this is”. My husband and I start in with the lying and the cajoling to get […]

8 Life lessons from a foxy Grandma

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HOUSE GUEST: I’ll give you hint. Housewife Plus is gettin’ FOXY this week!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]