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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 […]

The Universal Truth of Motherhood

The Universal Truth of MotherhoodClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule This morning I did it. I lost my cool and whisper-screamed, WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH EVERYONE IN THIS DAMN HOUSE?! I didn’t mean to do it. In fact, right after my blast of sour accusation I immediately felt the weight of guilt sucker punching my […]

BOOK REVIEW: Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories By Sleepy Moms

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BOOK REVIEW: Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories By Sleepy Moms Edited by Lisa NolanClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule There is a lot of bad parenting advice out there posing as logical and even clever wisdom on how to raise children without losing one’s mind. Adages like sleep when the baby sleeps and other dumb […]

Maine publisher makes big announcement

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BIG FAT HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!! #ClashoftheCouples Cover Reveal!!Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I am ridiculously excited to FINALLY tell everyone that I am going to be published in THIS FABULOUS book out of Maine publisher, Blue Lobster Book Company! This hilarious anthology is edited by and features several Maine writers. DO NOT MISS THIS! Coupledom. Fact or […]

Five ways being a mom changed me that I didn’t expect

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HOUSE GUEST: Five Ways Being A Mom Changed MeClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule HOUSE GUEST: Pattie Reaves from AFTER THE COUCH! I am so pleased to introduce a local favorite at the Bangor Daily News, Pattie Reaves from After the Couch, a blog that documents are journey toward living a healthy lifestyle after losing a remarkable 50 […]

The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever need

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The most honest babysitter checklist you will ever needClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule 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 […]

How to clean your house in ­­­­10 easy steps

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How To Clean Your House In 10 Snarky StepsClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleMy 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 […]

A lobster nearly killed me

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A lobster nearly killed me.Click To TweetPowered By CoScheduleAlright. Fine. I’m exaggerating a little bit. I did not nearly die by the claw of a lobster. Although, for a minute there, it sure seemed like I might. Yesterday was my mother-in-law’s birthday. For the record, she turned 49.[1] To celebrate her birthday (which is usually […]

How to survive a day at the beach with a toddler

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Beach plus toddler equals chaosClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleI forgot what it is like to bring a small wiggly child to the beach. I forgot how needy and curious a wee one is. And how little he can hold in his attention or for what impish amount of time. It’s easy to forget this at […]

The Evolution Of My Diaper Bag

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The Evolution Of My Diaper BagClick To TweetPowered By CoScheduleI have two boys. They are wild and lovely and no matter how hard I try to minimize the amount of junk that they require for an entire day away from home, my diaper bag always ends up looking like I just robbed my own house. When […]