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Get the mom-to-be something she really wants and needs like batteries and booze.

No More Baby Blankets: A Real Life Baby Shower Guide

The decorations are Pinterest perfect. The snacks are being scarfed down. Games are being played and, at any given moment, at least four hands are on the mom-to-be’s uterus waiting for the baby inside her to kick. It’s a baby shower! The new mom may be giddy (“Look at all these people who love me!” […] Read more…

If they could, here are 9 hilarious books toddlers would write. "Can I Pee On That?" would be a bestseller.

9 Books Toddlers Would Write If They Could

Unless they’re a genius, most toddlers can’t read let alone write. I’m a master at getting into the mind of little ones, though, and I’ve compiled a list of nine books toddlers would write if they were able to. Most of these would be international bestsellers their first week. 1. Where Has All The Glitter […] Read more…

I see no reason why my kids can't go get any of these jobs TODAY. They shouldn't let age hold them back.

9 Jobs My Toddler Could Get Right Now

My kids are two and three, respectively, and I think it’s about time they start pulling their own weight around here. They think that yogurt is a food group and mac and cheese grows on tress. They have the gall to keep growing which means I have to buy them clothes all the time. THEY […] Read more…

I love my friends who don't have kids. They remind me that I'm so much more than a mom. But... they also don't always understand what I mean when I say certain things like, "I'm so tired today."

Lost In Translation: Communicating With Non-Mom Friends

A mom’s best friend is a fellow mom. They know exactly what you’re going through. They can offer insight into situations you’re struggling with because they’ve been through it. They can offer a hug or reassurance or a good laugh. They even understand why you interrupt them all the time. (It’s because you’re just so […] Read more…

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55 Thoughts I Had During My First Face Mask

I’m almost 32 and I’ve never stepped into a spa. I’ve never had a manicure or a pedicure. My muscles have never been unknotted by a masseuse and my eyebrows vaguely resemble two caterpillars mating. Part of it is because I don’t think I need it. Part of it is that I don’t actually need […] Read more…

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9 Items I Should Be Able to Write Off on My Taxes

It’s tax day here in the States. People all over this country are hurriedly gathering receipts from their couch cushions and car floorboards in hopes of getting just one more deduction. Businesses can write off all sorts of things on their taxes and I think it’s time us parents are able to do the same. […] Read more…

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I’m Leaving on a Jetplane

Thanks to the generosity of my parents, I’ll be flying home to see them for the first time in 2.5 years on Thursday. Without my husband. Or kids. You may now take a moment to be jealous. As the day quickly approaches I’ve begun compiling a list of things I will be doing while hanging […] Read more…

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