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I’m Irrationally Angry At The Internet

Sometimes you just have to rant. The internet is making me angry. I’m exhausted from all the “you’ll never BELIEVE what happened when this happened” and “No one knew her secret but when she revealed it WOW” stuff. I’m tired of all the memes and the gifs and the videos. I’m tired of all the […] Read more…

My grandmother passed away and an unexpected social revelation emerged from the experience.

What My Grandmother’s Death Taught Me About Facebook

Recently my grandmother passed away. It had been a long time coming. She had been in an assisted living home for quite awhile and the dementia was getting the best of her. It’s one of those events that is just sad. It wasn’t an unexpected surprise, it’s for the best as she’s finally at peace, […] Read more…

When my husband's working late or busy for days on end I've whined, "I feel like a single parent." And now I'd lie to apologize for saying something so dumb

An Apology to Single Parents

My husband is currently going to school and working nights which means he’s gone from the house from 2:30pm until 4:30am, and then sleeps from about 5am until 1pm at which point he gets up, eats, showers, plays with the kids for a few moments before heading out the door. This is happening five days […] 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…

Holidays are stressful enough and then you add kids to the mix and it's a whole new ball game. Here's some holiday survival tip to help you be prepared.

Dos and Don’ts For Holiday Survival With Kids

Holidays are hard with kids. Well, any day is hard with kids. But holidays are “special” days where you want your kids to be on their best behavior, mind their manners, and earn their “Mommy loves me best” shirt. Here’s a handy guide of some dos and don’ts to help give you a scream free […] Read more…

I may be numb or desensitized or something and I hate it. I want to feel sadness and heartache but I can't and it's painful in its own way.

I Can’t Feel Anything

It’s a dark time. Shootings and violence are running rampant across the world recently. Blood is mercilessly being shed. Bodies are being put into the ground. The young, the elderly, men and women, no one is being spared. There is sadness and despair and wide-eyes wondering, “What’s happening?” I want to cry. I want to […] Read more…

Parenthood is hard and it's even harder to believe you're doing it right. Let me assure you that you are doing a good job. Take a moment and believe me.

You’re Doing A Good Job

Hey you. You with a toddler hanging off of you while you wipe spit up off of your shirt. You with the two-minute shower routine perfected. You sitting at the table fighting with your kids about doing their homework. You who is so exhausted at the end of every day and so overwhelmed with the […] Read more…

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