Tag Archives: mom lit

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 […]

Backseat cooking: a Thanksgiving cautionary tale

[Tweet “Backseat Cooking: A Thanksgiving Cautionary Tale”] 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 is swerving around […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!) […]

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 […]

Moms Gone Wild

[Tweet “Moms Gone Wild…In The Most Relaxed Way Possible”] 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 them to take […]