Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months, you have heard about the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal in Hollywood. I know I have, and I’m not one to sit and watch the news or Entertainment Tonight. A few moths ago, after the first scandal broke out, I was forced to talk […]
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I got married with the expectation of having babies. I won’t say lots, but let’s just say my husband is one of nine and I am one of five kids, so having babies was something we both wanted from the beginning of our marriage. We had our first about ten months after the honeymoon, and […]
Chances are when you see the words depression and motherhood together you think of postpartum depression. While postpartum depression is devastating, (I’ve been there, I know) often the storm doesn’t end there. My official diagnosis is bipolar 2 disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I am a mother, wife and friend. I am not alone. I could […]
When was the last time you heard someone say their husband is a great person, an extraordinary person? Now when was the last time you heard someone say their husband is lazy, inattentive, selfish and distant? The latter is the much more popular one, but all husbands aren’t terrible. Some of us are fortunate enough […]
Who knew that you could still struggle with “single parenting” when you are married? A couple is to raise children together- two combined: Isn’t that what we are taught? I am a control freak, I like things my way and I have been a single parent. So maybe you’re not single, but you are definitely flying […]
Dear Mom going through a divorce, This event does not define you. I’ll repeat that – this event does not define you. You are more than your divorce. A full life awaits you, regardless of your past and the pain that you are feeling now. You do not end when your marriage does. A different, more […]
August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the land of Texas as a category 4 with wind speeds exceeding 130 mph. Combined with an even greater rainfall, as of September 1st, Houston was considered one-third underwater. Search and rescues were happening around the clock, shelters filled up past capacity, and resources were at a minimum. Texas […]
“See, like most women, I’ve dealt with body image issues for my entire life. Honestly, I don’t remember a time when I haven’t obsessed over my size.”
True life anonymom series:: We were on a break. Have you been here? Do you have advice for our anonymom?
Disclaimer: This blog post is sponsored by Otonomy, Inc., makers of OTIPRIO® (ciprofloxacin otic suspension)Does this sound familiar? You’ve had it with your baby getting ear infections or fluid in the ears, and the crying and misery that comes with it. You’ve tried multiple rounds of antibiotics, all different kinds, including oral and topical. Regardless, the […]
Can any of you mama’s relate? ” Let me just stress that when I take a break on a weekend, a day, even an hour for myself, it’s not because I’m about to explode at my family.”
Have you just sent your little one off to kindergarten? Our special guest writer is sharing her experience with kindergarten, and tips on what you can expect from their year at school!