Child Ready to Clean? | 7 Ways to Tell

Last weekend I decided to clean out our awfully messy minivan. You know, the typical mom-van that has goldfish, cheerios and chip crumbs everywhere, along with spills of unknown contents. After I had cleaned out our van my son said very emphatically, “Thank youuuu, Mom, for cleaning the van. It really needed to be done.” My first thought, was “Wow, you’re welcome?” I didn’t realize my lack of cleanliness was affecting his personal style. Then, I realized if it’s affecting […]

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When a Mom is “Alone” with her Thoughts

Once upon a time, a mom was alone with her thoughts… We all know that’s a fairy tale. There’s a running monologue in my head 24/7, that is often both nonsensical and disorganized. If I were an internet browser, I’d have too many tabs open at once and quite a few webpages would be crashing. No matter how many lists, apps, and calendars I have,  it’s hard to keep track. Life stuff. Work stuff. Kid stuff. Love stuff. Health stuff. […]

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A Married Mom’s Message to Single Moms | Being a Single Mom is Hard

No matter what you think, being a married mom is nothing like being a single mom. I’m married with two kids and a husband who travels most of the time. I’ve heard other married women in my situation say they feel, “just like a single mom.” And while I get feeling like you are doing it all on your own, feeling like you are doing it on your own is not the same as actually doing it on your own. […]

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Summer Vacation for Moms, Told in Memes.

Ah, summer. The long, lazy days. Sipping cocktails while watching the sun go down. Rocking in a hammock and snuggling with your honey. Dozing on the beach to the sound of the waves. Oh, wait. That was summer before parenthood! Summer vacation for moms can feel like just the same everyday routine, except without school. We rounded up some of our favorite summer vacation for moms memes. Because if you’re going to be sweaty while running after your kids, you […]

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New Video | Moms on Social Media | Awkward Mom Moment

Being excluded from things sucks. Being the last one to get picked for a team as a kid. Being the only one who didn’t get invited to the prom. Being ignored in the lunch room by your former besties. At least when you were a kid, you would only hear about it through the grapevine. Well, now thanks to modern technology we only need to open Facebook or Instagram and scroll up our feed to see the evidence of a […]

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Leak Proof Sippy Cup?!?! | THE SIPPY CUP CHALLENGE

Which of these things actually exists? ♦A husband that prefers to do his own laundry. ♦Skinny jeans that don’t show my ass crack when I bend down. ♦Ice cream with negative calories. ♦A Leak Proof Sippy Cup. Did you guess “leak proof sippy cup?” Ding, ding, ding!! Back at MomCave headquarters (aka my kitchen table), we constantly receive emails from companies wanting us to review and promote their latest products. I get emails from sippy cup companies A LOT. But […]

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EPIC MOM FAIL – Teacher Gifts

Ah, the end of the school year. A joyous time of stressing over the amount of money I will spend, including on teacher gifts. This time of year is just as financially stressful for me as Christmas! Summer camp, vacations, activities for the kids when they are NOT in camp. And for me THEY NEED TO BE IN CAMP! Did I mention… I NEED THEM TO BE IN CAMP! But back to teacher gifts. I love my kid’s teachers and appreciate […]

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Father’s Day Gift | What My Husband Isn’t Getting For Father’s Day…

Once again, Father’s Day has completely snuck up on me. Yeah, yeah, I know it comes the second Sunday in June every year. But, see, I’m too busy being a MOTHER to have time to remember such things. So, I scramble yet again to find a meaningful, useful, and CHEAP Father’s Day gift for my husband. What I know he really wants…. A blowjob. But Father’s Day is in JUNE. When school is out and kids are home. Wait until […]

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Kids Destroy Things | Here’s Photographic Evidence

Kids Destroy Things. That’s no surprise. We asked MomCavers to send in their photos of things kids have destroyed. You know, so we can commiserate.  Their answers ranged from amused to exasperated. What has YOUR kid destroyed? Kids Destroy Things. 10 Things our kids have destroyed: Visit the funny mamas in this post at their websites below: Jen Simon, WriterSara Green, AuthorMommy Back TalkUS Japan FamWhat’s Up FagansThis Awkward MomProctor FamUnremarkable FilesMother of SerendipityMama in the Now       […]

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Splurge vs Steal | Mother’s Day Gift Guide

In the 13 years I’ve been married, I’ve learned how to get what I want. Or at least a cheaper version of what I actually want. Here’s a list of awesome gift ideas for Mother’s Day, with both the “real” version and the “cheap” version of each item. Email this to the man in your life, stat. (This post has some affiliate links, which means if you end up buying the item, I could make enough money to buy a […]

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