How to Stop Being an Angry Mom

Motherhood is hard. Anyone who says otherwise is either: 1) a robot, 2) an alien, or 3) an alien robot here to supplant you. Some days your frustrations are boiling over, and it feels like exploding isn’t such a terrible option. That’s OK! It’s perfectly normal to struggle with these things as a mom. The important thing is realizing that it can get better, then taking steps to make it so. No one expects you to figure out how to […]

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What Lamaze Breathing is REALLY Good For (It’s NOT what you think…) | VIDEO

It’s become a tradition—when you’re expecting your first baby, you drop a few hundred bucks to go to “birth classes” in which both expecting mom and expecting dad are educated about the birth process and taught techniques to deal with the pain of labor. The most iconic of these techniques, immortalized in countless movies and bad sitcoms, is the Lamaze breathing. By concentrating on one’s breath, a laboring woman learns to control the sensations of her body being twisted inside […]

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“Cranky Mom” Habits You Need to Stop

I stayed up too late last night. Again. Bad idea when you’re the often cranky mom of two, one of which is a baby who doesn’t sleep through the night. An even worse idea when you are also battling a cold and facing a work deadline. And so this morning, I hit “snooze” a couple of times. Then when it was time to wake my kindergartner for school, I didn’t have the patience (or time!) to do it lovingly and […]

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Why does Christmas come so DAMN EARLY? A RANT!

Christmas in October?=Christmas too early! When I was a kid I looked forward to the change in the seasons. I enjoyed decorating for each holiday. My kids LOVE putting up decorations now too, but I’ve grown bitter, because every time I head into the store to buy something that reflects the given season, well – it’s out of stock, replaced with merchandise that I have absolutely no use for in a given season. Have you been in this position? Replace […]

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The Top 5 Times I Lost it or Threw Shade at Kids

I may be a relatively well-seasoned mother of two, but I am still a very flawed human. Motherhood can be overwhelming and sometimes that stress can bring out my absolute worst qualities. I try to embrace this, and admit the un-admittable, because, the truth is, we are all in this together. If I ever want to celebrate our best days, I have to laugh at the worst (and I cross my fingers that you are laughing, too). Top 5 Times […]

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