A Mother’s Thanksgiving… What I’m Thankful for

My husband hates turkey. No matter how it’s prepared, he’ll complain. My uncle voted for Trump and my cousin is still feeling the Bern. My daughter has pink eye and a diaper rash and my son refuses to wear pants. I meant to shower, but ran out of time and am hosting in my yoga pants. But on this mother’s Thanksgiving, I’m grateful. And so are these moms from across the web.   I’m thankful for white noise machines and […]

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Thanksgiving for Dummies

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 guess what? I’ve never cooked a turkey in my life. If you’ve been a long-time follower here, you know that I literally created a series called, “Slacker Mom.”  Up until now, I’ve been able to get […]

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Slacker Mom’s Guide to the Holidays By Slummy Mummy

The Slacker Mom’s Guide to the Holidays You’ve nearly made through another entire year as a parent! Go you! You deserve a well-earned break. Oh, wait… it’s the holidays. Somehow you are obligated to work harder than ever. Step away from Pinterest. Put down the gin. (For now.) I’ve got your back. Here are a few simple tips to skate through with as little labor as possible: Gifts: Mason Jars-They’ve left the realm of Granny-canning and gone totally hipster. You can […]

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Scary Mommy’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays Holiday Tips

If you’re an internet-using mama, you must know of Jill Smokler, a.k.a Scary Mommy. Author of two books, the NY Times best-seller Confessions of a Scary Mommy and Motherhood Comes Naturally (and Other Vicious Lies), Jill has created a community of moms online, averaging over 30 million views per month, where one can finally feel at home. I especially love her mommy confessional, where thanks to the anonymity of the internet, moms can share their deepest secrets. As a new mom, […]

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