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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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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When a Mom is “Alone” with her Thoughts

Once upon a time, a mom was alone with her thoughts… We all know that’s a fairy tale. There’s a running monologue in my head 24/7, that is often both nonsensical and disorganized. If I were an internet browser, I’d have too many tabs open at once and quite a few webpages would be crashing. No matter how many lists, apps, and calendars I have,  it’s hard to keep track. Life stuff. Work stuff. Kid stuff. Love stuff. Health stuff. […]

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Martha Byrne As the World Turns | Weight the Series

Don’t miss this week’s LIVE show with a very special guest! It’s soap star Martha Byrne As the World Turns. We’ll talk losing the baby weight and her new (funny as hell) project, Weight The Series. One lucky viewer will win a Miraclesuit, the magical bathing suit that make you look 10 pounds lighter in 10 seconds! Watch here: Martha Byrne As the World Turns | Weight the Series | Miracle Suit giveaway If you enjoyed this episode, be sure […]

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