In the past, I have admitted to my daughter that I can be an asshole. That I am less than perfect, as a mom, and that I have a lot to apologize and feel guilty for. Today is not that day. Dear sweet, lovely daughter of mine, Today, Mommy is a goddamn saint. This morning, […]
As a blogger and freelance writer, I am constantly trying to find a balance between writing quality pieces, and writing pieces that get the clicks. Sometimes, I find the perfect combination of the two, and things go crazy for a while. And then I realize I don’t know what the hell I’m doing, after all. […]
That’s right, ladies. It’s time to fight back. Enough with the pressure to look sexy and “together” mere months (or years!) after having your kids. Love your damn self the way you are! Comfy pants all the way. This all began with Emily-Jane from How to Survive A Sleep Thief, and the call was taken […]
I have a beef. I know. Shocking, right? My issue is with the folks who see me walking around with baby C, or the Threenager or, even worse, BOTH of them, and they smile knowingly and say to me, “Enjoy every moment. It will be over before you know it!” Jesus fucking Christ.
CONFESSION TIME. Currently, the only reason I’m really trying to work out regularly is so that I don’t actually gain weight from all the chocolate and other crap that I’m eating. Like, yesterday? I ate an entire bag of chocolate chips. The ones I SWORE I wouldn’t buy again, because I have zero self-control around […]
You know that moment, after spending fifteen minutes tossing your baby in the air, and poking his belly and tickling him because his laugh is just. so. amazing? That moment when you’re reveling in the serotonin surge and general feeling-goodness that comes from listening to (and being the cause of!) a baby’s belly laugh? Enjoy […]