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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5 Animals that are Worse at Sleeping than Your Kid | Darn Sleep Training

If you have kids who have slept for at least five straight hours since birth, first, tell me your secret, then stop reading. OK, you don’t have to stop reading, you can laugh along with the rest of us miserable, tired parents. I am not sure who passed on the this sleep aversion to our children. I blame my husband for my oldest’s bizarre nightmares and sleep walking episodes. I am probably at fault for our youngest being wide-eyed and […]

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Momtrends Back To School Event

  It may only be July but it’s never too early to start thinking about school starting again. In fact, I started thinking about it on the first day of summer. 😉  And our school literally sent home our supply list a few days after school ended. Like hope at the end of the tunnel of a loooong summer. Whether you received your school supply list or not, Momtrends is helping us all be prepared with their annual Back to […]

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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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Confessions of an Illiterate Sports Wife

You know that one sports wife who blurts out stats like nobody’s business and analyzes each play like a pro?  You know her! The one who is so knowledgeable about the game that she could be on TV commentating?  That one. Yeah, well I am here to tell you that I am NOT her. I am so far from her that I’m pretty sure my husband and kids cringe at the idea of me even being in the room when […]

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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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This Father’s Day Give Your Man The Gift Of You | Mom Boudoir Photo Shoot

Father’s day in my home has always been about golfing or fishing. 10 years ago my husband made me a Mom and I made him a Dad. On my first Mother’s day, my husband bought me a piece of jewelry that I ended up having to return because money was so tight. He wanted so badly to give me a gift, but the budget wouldn’t allow it. Over the years, these holidays revolved around our own parents and their celebrations, […]

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SAHM Job Performance Review…. by kids!

My Children Gave me a SAHM Job Performance Evaluation, They Certainly Did Not Fail Me. Recently, I have found myself in my least likely job position, stay-at-home-mom. I have always loved to work and just never thought I would find myself as a full-time SAHM. As they say, though, life happens and this is my current position. I have always thought I would fail as a SAHM for many reasons. I get easily bored, would probably spend all day watching […]

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Adorable Tears for Fears Cover | Mama Jams | Family Music Video Series

In their newest episode of Mama Jams, the Tate family performs one of the most adorable Tears for Fears cover ever! The cover “Shout” using only household objects. Who says kids have to listen to Barney songs over and over? Valisa’s girls are being schooled in rock and roll’s greatest hits. From Creator/Director/Camera Person/Musician/Mama Valisa: In this episode of Mama Jams, Mia is playing the pepper grinder, Zoe is playing tupperware and a rocks glass with a spoon and I’m […]

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Mama Bear Freak-outs, a Practical Guide

You know that unexplained moment that no one sees coming? When sanity is shoved aside to protect our children like some crazed superhero? We have all experienced a time when our inner Mama Bear came out.     We can ignore our kids, yell at them or hide from them in the bathroom but they are OUR kids. We’re allowed. However, one wrong move from an unsuspecting outsider and all hell will break loose.  It’s as if an unseen force […]

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