The Best NEW Ideas for Family Game Night

Ready to up your Family Game Night game? So were we! For anyone who wished for more family downtime in 2020, I bet you got waaaay more than you bargained for. Covid spikes have brought school closings, work shutdowns, and quarantining. And all that means A LOT (dare I say too much?) family time at home. We needed NEW ideas for family game night. We’d played all of our existing board games to death and were looking for something new […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey for Dummies

*For those of you hosting a “virtual” Thanksgiving this year due to Covid, check out “Why Zoom Thanksgiving Actually Rocks.” For those of you in charge of an actual turkey…. here’s what I learned last year!* It’s three days until Thanksgiving and I just Googled, “Thanksgiving for Dummies.” Yup. Because I’ve made it to the age of 40 (shh!) without ever having to host Thanksgiving dinner. But in just three days, I’m the lady in charge of the turkey. And […]

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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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Dog Mamas — Watch The Pack on Amazon Prime Video, November 20th!

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx on behalf of Amazon Prime Video This dog mama is so excited! Are you ready to watch The Pack on Amazon Prime – launching November 20th?   Prime Video has put together a PAWSOME PACKED Weekend! You and your furry friends are invited to join and experience these fantastic rewards and one-of-a-kind pooch-centric experiences. I love my family. I really do. BUT I REALLY LOVE my dog! His name is Jake and he has […]

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On Halloween, This Mom was Hung Like a Dino

I used to be sexy on Halloween. Not Basic Sexy, like “sexy nurse” or “sexy mouse”, but Creative Sexy. At least I thought so. Instead of Little Orphan Annie I would be Little WHOREphan Annie, showing a lot of leg and whatever cleavage I could muster. One year I was White Trash, dressed in a short tight white dress with white garbage like tissues and styrofoam cups and un-used tampons pasted all over it. You get the idea: something clever […]

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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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