Tag Archives: parent humor

DIY last minute kids halloween costume problem solver


DIY Last Minute Halloween Kids Costume Problem Solver Click To Tweet 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 […]

Hell hath no fury like a preschooler bored


Hell hath no fury like a preschooler bored Click To Tweet 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 […]

8 Life lessons from a foxy Grandma


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

Henry Ford was wrong: sometimes when you think can’t…you can


HOUSE GUEST: Kristen Mae aka Abandoning Pretense is sharing her work with Housewife Plus!! *go… Click To Tweet HOUSE GUEST: Kristen Mae from ABANDONING PRETENSE! I just had to pinch myself to make sure this is real! I have a delightful treat for you this week; the marvelous Kristen Mae aka Abandoning Pretense is chilling out on my blog […]

The jaw dropping way this preschooler stood up to a bully

The Jaw Dropping Way THIS Preschooler Stood Up To A Bully Click To Tweet As a mom, I am always correcting my son’s behavior in an effort to mold him into a well-mannered person. My kid is forever catching some fresh hell for committing run-of-the-mill kid crimes. It isn’t enough for me that he follows the rules. […]

House Guest: Maggie Draper – It Won’t Always Be This Way


House Guest Maggie Draper on Housewife Plus! Click To Tweet This week I am pleased to introduce you to a new Mom Blogger on the block, Maggie Draper. She has a quick sense of humor, a great capacity for story telling, and a charming writing style. Check out her story here. If you like her then be […]

The differences between the first and second child


The Differences Between Kids One And Two Click To Tweet In many predictable ways having a second child has changed my mothering for example: increasing my forgetfulness while simultaneously decreasing my reservoir of patience. My second child has just reached his first birthday and with that celebratory occasion came a mountain of realizations for me […]

31 Steps to surviving a movie with a kid


When I was pregnant with my first child I told everyone that I wasn’t going to let my kid watch TV. Screens rot the brain, after all. I said a lot of annoying know-it-all junk like that. But then I discovered that a movie could be a fabulous short-term babysitter while I get urgent things […]