Wipe Your Boogers On Me

Boogers

It’s back to school season, folks, and you know what that means: cold season is right around the corner!  If you don’t want to lose your wardrobe to drippy noses and snotty faces, then you might need to stock up on the tissues…or better yet Boogie Wipes (check out the end of the post for info on a [Read more...]

Confession of an Underwear Hoarder

Underwear Hoarder

Have you ever watched the television show Hoarders? I used to sit in disgusted amazement, wondering how a normal person ends up living in such filth. Does it happen all at once like a psychotic break or does it slowly build up over time until one day you wake up surrounded by mismatched socks and [Read more...]

Giving Birth To Fear

BirthToFear

I am currently pregnant with my third child. I’ve taken all the classes, attended the appointments, and weathered the tests before. No one is holding my hand and explaining how labor and delivery will work, or reminding me each which by what fruit the baby is represented. If I remember correctly, it’s a raspberry this [Read more...]

Pregnancy, WTF?

Pregnancy, WTF

Seeing as how I am now a third-time veteran of the miracle known as pregnancy, I would like to hand down some of my hard-earned wisdom. There are plenty of positive and constructive resources for pregnancy advice available to first time moms, so I’m not even going to go there. No, I’d like to share [Read more...]

14 Ways Fifty Shades of Grey is Like Disney Land

Fifty Shades Disney

The Fifty Shades of Grey movie trailer came out yesterday giving fans a little taste of the leather-clad, satin-wrapped, steamy, sexy goodness to which they will be treated this Valentine’s Day. Within minutes of being released, the video was all over the internet. This film might be the biggest thing to hit the mommy market [Read more...]

My Kids Can Whine in Three Languages

Whine Three Languages

Today I’m lucky enough to have the highly lingual (she can speak five languages, people!) Olga from The European Mamma as my guest poster. Not only is she raising three children living away from her home country, she is also raising them to be trilingual. Can you imagine? I have a hard enough time understanding [Read more...]

10 Ways You Never Thought To Use A Tampon

Ways To Use Tampon

Tampons might be the greatest invention of the 20th century: screw television, cars, the internet and iPhones. The ability to bid adieu to sweaty, diaper-like, sanitary napkins, and rejoin the active world with confidence even during that cursed week, is worth more than Google, Amazon, and Apple stock put together. For me, anyway. Before you [Read more...]

I love You But I Can’t Stand Your Kid

Can't Stand Kid.jpg

As parents we are all prepared for the inevitable first time our child befriends another child whose parents we absolutely can’t stand, but what do you do when the parents aren’t the problem? No matter how old or how close a friend is, there are only so many “Your kid bit my kid in the [Read more...]

How the British Celebrate the Fourth of July

Fireworks

The Fourth of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. Who doesn’t love staying up late on warm summer evenings and watching beautiful displays of light in the night sky? I never really stopped to think about the more traditional, patriotic, meaning of the holiday until I was an adult and married to [Read more...]