You’ll Never Believe all the Crap in This Messy Mom Car

Since having kids, my car has taken on a life of it’s own. No matter how hard I try, it becomes a landfill in a matter of hours. Between school drop off and pickups, traveling to Cub Scouts and dance lessons, and of course, constant trips to the grocery story, pediatrician and pharmacy, we spend an average of two hours per day in the car. My husband and I have a long-standing argument friendly debate about how to keep a […]

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Here Are 17 Reasons Why Game Of Thrones Is Exactly Like Parenting

There are two things I happily look forward to each year; one is the start of a new school year and the second is a new season of Game of Thrones. Watching over the past seven seasons has become a ritual in my house. Each Sunday we put the kids to sleep a little extra early so we can prepare ourselves for a new emotionally charged episode. However nothing is more emotional than the season finale and the impending realization […]

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Toy Clean Up.. or Not! | The Day We Didn’t Clean Up ANY Toys

The more toys you have, the more toys there are the clean up. And for some reason, kids never find toy clean up as fun as toy playing. Living in a one-bedroom apartment, we try to keep clutter (including toys!) to a minimum. I’ve tried all kinds of storage systems and toy clean up rules, like “no more than two toys out at a time.” But inevitably, a few hours into the day, I’d be tripping over toy cars and […]

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Parents’ Pact | Join Us

When world events make us feel powerless, what can we, as parents, do? As parents, we have AMAZING power to create change. Just by vowing to teach our children to love. What if we all banded to together as parents, to send a message to the world? That no matter how we lean politically, we are united as parents that all want the same things for our children and their future. So I urge you to SIGN and to agree to […]

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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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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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