30 Seconds In My Head After Finding Out I’m Pregnant With Number Three

Surprise! I’m pregnant with my third child. There, I said it out loud. Now it’s real. My husband and I weren’t planning on a third, but had not yet ruled it out. I, still on the fence, was not ready to close down the baby shop. He, however, was ready the minute our second son was born. To say this comes as a complete shock is a bit of an understatement....more

Recent Things My Toddler Has Done To Embarrass Me

While I appreciate the bottle of truth serum my toddler seems to over dose on each day, sometimes I wish he knew how to put down the bottle and step away. As someone who gets easily embarrassed in public, having a toddler is pure torture. I’ve definitely toughened up over the past two years, but still struggle to find explanations when he spews out the most inappropriate sh*t (excuse my language) at the most inappropriate times....more

Momnesia Is Real And I Have It

If you're a mom you’ve heard of the term “baby brain” and have most likely even experienced it yourself. Lately I’ve been living in a constant state of Momnesia, so I can say without a doubt, “baby brain” exists. Ironically this brain fog commonly associated with pregnancy and new motherhood was something my friends forgot to share with me before I had kids. They were clearly suffering from Momnesia too....more

I Am the Walking Dead and Other Reasons I Won't Miss the Baby Phase

Now that my little guy is about to turn one, I find myself relieved to close the door on the baby phase. Not only do I look like a cast member from the Walking Dead, but I act like one too. I'm exhausted, mentally and physically. At this point I would have to be insane to consider adding a third to the clan, but because I'm obsessed with babies, I change my mind on a daily basis. ...more
My first response was going to be "buying diapers!" But, seeing as her son is just now turning ...more

10 REASONS WHY LIVING WITH A (BOY) TODDLER IS LIKE LIVING IN A FRAT HOUSE

Now that I’m a mom of two boys, I’m slowly starting to realize how gross they really are. In fact, I feel like I’m re-living my college days when I was in a relationship with a fraternity boy.  Even though there are not any Greek letters hoisted above my front door; the smells and mess you encounter when you enter – will definitely have you questioning whether or not an entire fraternity lives here....more

My Last Firsts

Remember when I adamantly begged all of you to talk me down from the ledge the minute I started considering a third child? Well my friends – the time has arrived. My son is only five months old and I’m already yearning to give him another sibling....more

Losing the Dreaded Pregnancy Weight

There are very few things in life more difficult than losing weight, especially as you get older. It takes dedication and a commitment to make life changes. Humans are creatures of habit, and unfortunately, we pick up bad habits rather quickly. ...more
Losing weight is a goal many people have, and it’s also one that lots of people have trouble ...more

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This is a humor, sarcastic post.  I'm glad your an expert.  My kids are both under 4 so our ...more

My Virtual Friends Were The Only Ones To Give It To Me Straight

Before entering motherhood I had a preconceived notion of what was in store for me. According to my friends, parenthood was the most amazing thing one could ever experience, which is only partially true. Parenthood is quite rewarding, but it is also one of the most challenging tasks I have ever known....more

EMBRACING THE STAY-AT-HOME MOM STATUS

It has been one year since I resigned from my corporate job.  Although I work from home part-time, most of my time is spent as a stay-at-home mom.  The first few months of my transition where difficult as I had been working, sometimes two jobs, since I became of the legal age to do so....more