Tag Archives: SAHM

How To Clean Your House In 10 Easy Steps

My mother-in-law once told me that trying to clean a house as a mother is like trying to clean in a hurricane: it’s kind of pointless. She was right. Cleaning my house these days requires several things: deep reserves of patience, bucket loads of energy, a severely short term memory (to instantly forget the frustration […]

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 […]

10 Things to do when you’re stuck inside during a snowstorm

[Tweet “10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck Inside During A Snowstorm”] I think of snow as Mother Nature’s glitter bomb. It is lovely to look at from behind the safety of a window but once you enter it you become wet, frozen, and miserable. I dread snowstorms now that I have kids because it […]

The solitary mom club

[Tweet “Are You A Member of the Solitary Mom Club?”] In late 2014 I started blogging about being a stay at home mom. Not because I had some secret to success or a treasure trove of pin worthy tips to share, but because I was drowning in the deafening tediousness of motherhood. Where were all […]

5 Ways moms ruin a good time

[Tweet “5 Ways Moms Ruin A Good Time”] There is a new phrase at my house that my husband and children love to toss around. Whenever I start to cross a line into the territory of nagging or hovering over my brood they tell me to, “quit Momming it up!” I have heard this phrase […]

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 […]

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 jaw dropping way this preschooler stood up to a bully

[Tweet “The Jaw Dropping Way THIS Preschooler Stood Up To A Bully”] 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. I want […]

The differences between the first and second child

[Tweet “The Differences Between Kids One And Two”]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 about the differences […]