Tag Archives: motherhood

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 […]

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 […]

7 Dumb parenting decisions that seemed like a great idea at the time

7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The TimeClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I do not care what anyone tells you, no parent anywhere has an ever-loving clue what the hell he or she is doing at any given time. Decent parents will approach every decision they make with respectable intentions while […]

Why motherhood will never not be a contradiction

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HOUSE GUEST: EMILY BALLARD Why Motherhood Will Never Not Be A ContradictionClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule If ever there was a woman who writes as honestly as I wish I could it is THIS woman, Emily Ballard. Her words fill my head with visuals so lovely and so densely filled with life that I sometimes find myself inspired […]

The reason I didn’t cry when I took my son to Pre-K

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HOUSE GUEST: The Reason I Didn’t Cry When I Took My Son To Pre-KClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule HOUSE GUEST: Jennifer Adams Collins from GRACEFUL MESS! I am so pleased to introduce a friend of mine from the Bangor Daily News, Jennifer Adams Collins, the voice behind the marvelous, Graceful Mess. Her blog chronicles her adventures as a working […]