Jennifer Weedon Palazzo is the creator/writer/and producer of Mom Cave TV, an online network of comedy shows for moms including Slummy Mummy, Double Leche, Blabbermom, and MomCave LIVE. She's a working actress in NYC who has appeared in films, commercials, and some very off-off Broadway plays. When she’s not writing about the funny side of being a mom (for blogs like Scary Mommy and Mamalode) Jennifer can be found eating Reese’s Cups while furiously bidding on vintage clothing on eBay. She lives with her husband, Evan, bandleader of The Hot Sardines and two spirited children.

Why Hosting a Zoom Thanksgiving is Actually Awesome – Host a Zoom Thanksgiving

Are you as bummed as I am (or WAS) about this year’s Thanksgiving situation? Damned Covid-19 has wrecked another holiday. I was really looking forward to seeing my mom, brother, niece and nephew, but since we live in completely different states, it’s just not going to happen this year. After the kids were in bed the other night, I sat myself down with a glass of wine, a ton of leftover Halloween candy, and prepared myself for a good old […]

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Moms | SLACKER MOM

Step away from Pinterest. Don’t even look at your Instagram. Slacker Mom is here, ready to save your ass again, with last minute Halloween costumes for moms and kids. If you are too busy raising seemingly feral children to plan ahead for Halloween, don’t worry. So are we! We are a few tried and true last-minute Halloween costume ideas that you can make with things you already have on hand. And the best part–they will cost you next to nothing […]

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2020 School Supply List – Weirdest Back to School Ever

This fall may just be the strangest back to school season ever. Whether your kids are physically going back to school, homeschooling, distance-learning, or some kind of hybrid, none of the choices are perfect. My children are attending school, mostly outdoors, as of now. But who knows how long that will last. I’ve come up with a list of serious and not-so-serious products you need to add to your 2020 school supply list. (If your kids are distance learning, see […]

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Summer Mom Hacks from SLACKER MOM

(This post contains some 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 more challenging […]

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SLACKER MOM’s Guide to Road Trips with Kids

This post contains some sponsored products and affiliate links. I only share things I absolutely love and think will make your road trips with kids easier. Summer road trips with kids can inspire both excitement and pure dread for parents. Our family is big on road trips. We regularly do round-trips of 3-4 hours. We’ve done extended trips up to 14 hours away. We’ve had our share of tantrums (both by the kids and the parents!), disasters, and tears. So […]

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Ridiculous Video! Facts About Pregnancy and Birth Past, Present, and Future

Our Ridiculous Version: “Facts about Pregnancy and Birth, Past, Present, and Future.” Leave it to us to make a video that involves a Lady Doctor, Nervous Preggo Lady, and Two Stressed-Out, Tired Veteran Mamas as the Ghost of Pregnancy Past and Future! We shot this ridiculous video as part of YouTube and Whohaha’s Women in Comedy Program. Hope you enjoy! Past –Do you know women used to be knocked-out for birth? My husband’s grandmother has NO MEMORY of the births […]

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Parent-Teacher Conferences During Covid 19 | Parody Video Distance Learning

It’s over! It’s over! It’s finally over. This school year took our all. With no transition (or training or prep!) whatsoever, we ALL became teachers. Call it distant learning, call it homeschooling, but whatever you call it, it kind of sucked. So here’s my imagining of how parent-teacher conferences during Covid 19 might go. When your SELF has an evaluation by your TEACHER SELF! Here’s the video! Parent-Teacher Conferences During Covid 19 Imagined! Before I had kids, (B.K.=Before Kids) I […]

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Real Moms During COVID- 19 Lockdown Parody

Are you missing your mom friends as much as we are? I love my family but we’ve had enough togetherness for a while! I never realized that the endless errands and running around of kids–driving them to and from school and school events, scouts, dance classes, and sports practices–were actually giving me some much-needed socialization with other parents. Some of the funniest moms online joined us to create this parody video of neighborhood moms during lockdown. Spear-headed by Joey Fortman […]

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Parenting is JUST Like Game of Thrones

The year my oldest child turned 8 was the year that Season 8 of Game of Thrones premiered. Coincidence? I think not. Because along the way, I’ve learned that parenting is just like Game of Thrones. GOT is one of the few shows that both my husband and I enjoy together. It has everything we each could want–action, sex, nudity, period costumes and hairstyles, fantasy, dragons, sex, nudity… All of it. We are living our very own Game of Thrones. […]

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