Monika Casey “C Plus Single Mom” | MomCave LIVE

We bring you a live chat with funny mama/actress/producer/standup comedian/co-host of Jeff Lewis Live on Sirius XM AND self-described “C+ Single Mom,” Monika Casey. Enjoy! Jen: Hello everybody on Facebook World. I am here to hang out with you live on Facebook and behind the scenes on Instagram with Monika Casey and I can see that you’re a mom and your kid’s talking to you. So if you need to talk to your kid, like go talk to your kid, […]

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Why Do Kids Love Poop Jokes?

Kids love to be gross. It’s just one of those things that come with being a young human, but parents are sick of it. I’m not talking about silly fart jokes, though—I mean actual poop jokes. “Why does everyone have to be obsessed with poo-poo?” asks my friend Justine, the mother of a 4-year-old. Justine says her daughter tells the same poop joke every day, over and over again—”And it’s not even a good one.” Have you ever wondered, “Why […]

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What You Need to Know About Parenting with Mental Illness

Parenting is Hard. It’s not You. It’s Them and Possibly Mental Illness In general, parenting is hard. If you can’t admit that, then you haven’t been a parent for that long, or congratulations are in order because you found the mecca of a well-behaved child. And, after you read this, can we talk? But jokes aside. It’s okay to admit that parenting is a struggle or even that your children make parenting hard. While there is an endless selection of […]

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Sex After Hysterectomy Surgery | A Hysterectomy Saved My Sex Life

You read that right. A hysterectomy literally saved my sex life and could possibly save yours, too! Sex after hysterectomy surgery is the best of my life… I’m sure you’re wondering what I mean. Four years ago, I gave birth to my last little and since then, my body has not been the same. One minute I’d be in searing pain and the other, I would be hornier than a rabbit on steroids. During sex, the pain in my hoo-ha […]

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Holy Hot Mess | Mary Katherine Backstrom on Why Exposing Our Mess is Essential

It’s one thing to be a hot mess. Aren’t we all? And it’s an entirely different thing to be a holy hot mess. Jen chats live with author Mary Katherine Backstrom about her new book, Holy Hot Mess: Finding God in the Details of this Weird and Wonderful Life . Whatever your faith, she’ll have you in stitches. (This post contains some Amazon affiliate links. If you purchase through those links, we get a small commission at no extra cost […]

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Sorry Teachers! | Letter to Teachers from a Guilty Mom

Kids are going back to school soon, and I owe our up-coming teachers a preemptive apology for the children they are about to receive.  So here’s my attempt to say, “Sorry, teachers!” Dear Teachers, School begins next week and I completely dropped the ball this summer.  While I had every intention of making my child read each night, only use the computer for educational stuff and practice their multiplication tables, it did not happen. Every request fell on deaf ears […]

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Elimination Communication for Mainstream Mamas | Andrea Olson | MomCave LIVE

Can you imagine “potty-ing” a newborn? What did people do before diapers? What if you NEVER had to change a diaper again? Elimination Communication (or having babies use the potty from birth!) used to be for the crunchy mamas. But now it’s gone mainstream! Jen talks with Andrea Olson, the “Go Diaper Free” Lady, and learns that even #slackermoms might benefit from this technique. What IS Elimination Communication? Jen: Hello, Facebook-land MomCavers, you have caught two moms in their busy […]

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The Mama Sutra | Soothe Babies with Allie Kingsley Baker

The Mama Sutra is a super-helpful and funny book for new parents, all about how to soothe your baby AND take care of yourself. Our interview with author Allie Kingsley Baker is below. The Mama Sutra Author Talks Soothing Babies, Writing Books, and More… Jen: Okay. Hey, okay. We’re live on Facebook. Cool. We’ll see. Hey Facebook, this is MomCave live, and we’re here with a special guest to talk to us about something that all new moms need to […]

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Killer Summer Mom Hacks You NEED | SLACKER MOM

(This summer mom hacks-filled post contains affiliate and sponsored links to products we love!) School is out. Summer is in full swing. It’s that time of year when moms everywhere realize that teachers aren’t paid nearly enough. Our kids may be our hearts, our lives, but being with them 24/7 requires patience and energy that even a combination Energizer Bunny/ Mother Theresa couldn’t muster. Summer mom hacks are the little things that make your day easier. And this year is […]

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Baby Socks That Stay On – Ultimate List | #MomProblemsSolved

(This post contains affiliate links to hard-to-find baby socks that stay on.) Each stage of motherhood brings its own unique challenges. With babies and toddlers, one of the most annoying #momproblems is socks that won’t stay on -especially in cold climates, where it’s not appropriate for baby to go around all barefoot. It’s the little things… When you are a brand-new mom, running on fumes, it’s not always the big-picture things that drive you batty. It’s often the little annoyances that […]

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