Tag Archives: parenting humor

BDN blogger in New York Times bestselling series

What would you do if your toddler said something SO EMBARRASSING and SO TABOO in public that you wish the floor would open up and swallow you whole? Well, that’s exactly what I grapple with in a new hilarious story published in the fifth volume, But Did You Die: Setting the Parenting Bar Low By […]

10 Things not to say to a SAHM

I have a pretty good sense of humor. I can shrug off unintentionally inconsiderate comments or nosey questions, especially when they come from the folks I love the most. But after a while some of the misconceptions about what it means to be a SAHM (that’s Stay-At-Home-Mom for all you non-Mom bloggers) become difficult to […]

Awkward family photos

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: Y’all Won’t Believe Who I Snagged This Week :)”] Every single time I chat with Harmony Hobbs from Modern Mommy Madness, I temporarily adopt a Southern accent with a flair for irreverent behavior. She is a real hoot. No subject is too taboo or off limits for this fabulous writer. She can take a […]

Mom writes a letter to Santa

[Tweet “Mom Writes A Letter To Santa”] 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 the fear of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

[Tweet “7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time”] 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 crossing their fingers […]

The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever need

[Tweet “The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever need”] I have never hired a babysitter. Occasionally, I will plead insanity and convince my mother-in-law to take my children for a few hours so that I can drag my poor exhausted husband out for a date night. This is a rare event for a variety […]