Archive for June 2016

You Could Do It Better Than Me

We’re Over At Scary Mommy talking about grace and sweaty parenting….enjoy!! Hey, lady eyeing me up from across the way. I see that gleam in your eye and I know what you’re thinking.  I can feel the mom sweat coming out of every pore as I struggle under your gaze. You see I’m a hot…

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An Apology Letter to My Lastborn

Dear sweet last child (aka baby #5), I look around this joint and feel I owe you an apology. Your parents are tired, in case you haven’t noticed. Your older siblings have sucked the life out of us and so we are now bringing you our “B” game. You might not realize that there was…

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Still Looking {Guest Post}

We are so grateful to our friend and fellow writer Molly Dupont for sharing this piece with us! Still Looking So, when did you find yourself? Because I’m still looking.  I’m honest to God looking in places that I didn’t think she could hide. Right now I’m looking for her in a tiny backyard teaming…

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Summer Lovin’: A Manifesto for Sanity and Joy

So we have all heard the saying, “If Mom Isn’t Happy, No One Is Happy”, this one has stood the test of time because…truth. Moms tend to set the tone for the household. When I am cranky it is like an electric force field hanging over my home, threatening the lives of my offspring. And…

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Summer Revolution

I have one goal for my summer: not to be a cruise director. Instead, I am starting a Summer Revolution where I am NOT in charge of planning wild and crazy fun and entertainment for my little loves every day of the week. I. JUST. CAN’T! At the inevitable end of every school year, parents…

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