Tag Archives: moms

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

crystal

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flub”] It is an absolute treat to bring you an original tale of holiday woe by my dear friend, Crystal Ponti. Don’t worry though because this tale will leave you laughing and counting your blessing this Thanksgiving! […]

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

vikkibook

[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 […]

Moms just don’t understand

beach

[Tweet “moms just don’t “unnerstand””]Sometimes I have to take a step back and reassess my lot in this motherhood gig. My Loud Child is ridiculously smart and is never more than a stern 1,2,3 warning away from timeout thanks to his disastrous mix of curiosity and audacious defiance of the house rules. Today he said […]

Are you the fun parent?

paint

Before I had children, I worked with them. I taught art and science through the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor, Maine. I tutored through the public school system. I was a classroom aid. I was blessed with stupidity about what it means to have kids, and so naturally I thought I would be a super […]