Popular ’90s Songs Rewritten for Moms

Isn’t it funny how a song can transport us back in time? The other day I was driving home when “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer came on the radio. Immediately I was back in high school ....more

When Your Kid Is a Brat

Originally published in 2012....more

Fear Is a Four Letter Word

I grew up with a pool. It wasn’t private (my family owned a campground and our house was on the property), but it was a pool nonetheless, and one that sat only a couple of hundred feet from my home. I used to watch my older sister do dives and back dives and the dives […] ...more

Hilariously Wrong Stock Photos of Childbirth

I recently published a post about the things...more

Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before Giving Birth

Is there any event that is simultaneously...more

The Man Cold vs The Mom Cold

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. (But don’t buy ANYTHING online without going through Ebates first! They pay you to shop.) Men are pretty great ....more

Raising Racially-Sensitive Kids in the Whitest State in America

It became apparent as soon as we stepped off the airplane. I noticed it amid the hustle and bustle of gathering kids and carry-ons, threading our way through the crowds to baggage claim, and finding a porter to help with our monstrous pile of luggage and car seats. People of every color flowed past...more

Five Signs Your Kids are Staging a Coup

A version of this post originally appeared on Scary Mommy. Is everything peaceful on the home front? Despite a few rough moments now and then, do you feel good about...more

The Best Rides at Legoland Florida, as Told by Kids Ages 3-14

A big Thank You to Legoland Florida for providing us with tickets to the park. About a month ago, we...more

Meme Monday: Chores- Perception vs Reality

Does your kid look at life this way or is it just mine? Meme Monday: Chores- Perception vs Reality ...more