Resting Mom Face is Real Y’all

I’d like to get a little personal today, I am going to open up with something that has been kept between my husband and me for a few years. The decision to share this information with you was not a hard one, it was time to share this and hope that I can help at …

true life mom confessions: rite of passage

Let’s talk today about a rite of passage that your mom, her mom and her moms mom dealt with. Let me start with a story. Today at my desk, something caught my attention from the corner of my eye. Panic ensued as I looked down at my forearm to see a hair. Not just any …

how giving up dinner saved my family

I wake up every day at 6. From that moment until well after 8pm, our life is go-goo-go. My husband and I work like a well oil machine in the morning. We know each other’s strengths and use them to our advantage to get out the door with the three kiddos and to work on …

5 super-average super-mom powers I wish I had

Growing up I remember playing loads of games. Don’t touch the ground, vet tech, school, the list goes on and on. One of my favorites was the superpower game. The one where you’d talk about which superpower you’d want and why. I always wanted to fly. Always. Which is ironic, seeing as I am scared …

The 5 stages of co-sleeping [as written by an over-tired parent]

You know all those ideals of what type of parent you’ll be before you have kids- like no electronics, no TV for the baby, no co-sleeping, etc.? That last one, co-sleeping, let’s talk about that. Ha. HAHAHA HAHAHAHHAHAHA Pre baby Katie, you were so naive. Don’t get me wrong, we tried it. The first time …

dear husband…i know the car is a mess

Dear Husband, Yes, I am aware the van is a mess. Nearly every time you get in on the weekend you make a comment about the papers everywhere, or the crumbs embedded in the carpet. It’s not that I haven’t noticed, or even that I don’t care- I do. I care that you take the …

birthday party woes

My oldest is turning 5 this month and all I can say is fuck. I miss the days when we would play hooky and do a fun family activity like a trip to the aquarium or something indoors, because the poor kid was born in January. We’d grab a pizza or something easy on the …

#parentsunite – conquering the threenager

Threenager. A term I had never heard of until we were about half way through his 3rd year. It was a simple silly word that made me feel somewhat better about the way my son was behaving. It gave me a reminder that I was not alone – if someone else had coined the phrase threenager, …