This has been the summer of literary fun at my house. My kids have discovered poetry and have been reciting Shell Silverstein and Dr. Seuss at the top of their booming lungs. So, when I heard that BDN blogger, Crystal Sands of Pajamas, Books, and Chickens was self-publishing a children’s book of poetry written by […]
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 […]
If you thought Valley Girl speak was annoying as all get out then you’ll love to hate vocal fry as much as I do.
If you follow this blog or my public page, Housewife Plus, then you know that I am a feminist and that not only do I fully support the Women’s March on Washington, but I live-blogged the events as they unfolded as friends from the US and around the globe sent me moving images and video of […]
BDN blogger, Housewife Plus, is a popular voice on Scary Mommy. Here is a sample collection of her opinions that caused quite a stir among readers and left scorch marks in the comment sections.
I’m no stranger to the concept of most of the things on this list. And chances are, if you grew up in rural Maine, neither are you.
High school sports offer a world of opportunity for kids, but I won;t let my kids play high school football.
It is almost that time of year when hunters will be bringing home venison and families will be wondering what to do with all that meat. The average deer will produce between 75 and 150 pounds of meat, which is certainly enough to fill a freezer and keep a family well fed through the cold Maine […]
BDN blogger, Sarah Cottrell learns about bean-hole bean suppahs.
We know what you’re thinking: what do two white women from the deep South know about race that I don’t? What could they possibly tell me that I don’t already know?