Tag Archives: motherhood

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 […]

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

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HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flubClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

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

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HOUSE GUEST: The Outstanding Comedienne Vikki Claflin is chilling with Housewife Plus!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

Listen To Your Mother 2015 is coming to Bangor, Maine

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Listen To Your Mother 2015 Is Coming To Bangor, Maine!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I am thrilled to announce that Listen To Your Mother 2015 is coming to Bangor, Maine! I have been bursting at the seams trying to keep this a secret for weeks, but now that the official announcement has been made I am permitted […]

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 […]

The apple peeler

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HOUSE GUEST: Pixie.c.d shares a beautiful and charming essay about a simple apple peelerClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

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 […]

Scary Mommy’s Guide To Surviving The Holiday’s

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Scary Mommy’s Guide To Surviving The HolidaysClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I have been buzzing with crazy excitement since September over some pretty dang marvelous news. If you know me then you know that keeping a secret isn’t exactly one of my strong suits since my poker face looks an awful lot my toddler’s worried […]