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The Five Moms You Meet On Facebook

Anyone else notice that there are five specific types of moms on Facebook? Here’s how they’d all respond to a simple question in one of those local Facebook groups. Hey moms! My 2-year-old has a fever. Any advice?  1. The … Continue reading

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Dear Exhausted Mom

Dear Exhausted Mom, I know you can’t remember the last time you had a good night’s sleep. I know you’re trying to remember what being rested feels like. I know you’re tired of being up before the sun, making breakfast … Continue reading

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I Miss The Village

Every day I go about my life: drive my children to and fro, make breakfast, lunch and dinner, and change my baby’s diapers in my four-walled house while the world buzzes around me busy and fast. My little plays on … Continue reading

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The Four Types of Mom-Somnia

  The kids are finally sleep, why aren’t you?If you’re reading this at 2AM, or 4AM, staring into the dark wondering why you haven’t floated away to dreamland yet, you have it. Counting sheep doesn’t work. Tightly closing your eyes … Continue reading

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Thoughts Moms Have While Making Dinner

Why am I even cooking? They hate everything I make anyway. I should buy organic meat. I wonder how many chemicals are in this crap. I read somewhere that meat with antibiotics makes kids go through puberty earlier. As if … Continue reading

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My Daughter Loves Pink And Princesses. She’s Still A Badass

I know you’ve noticed it. How recently it’s considered lame for little girls to wear pink from head to toe and love princesses. For some reason as we started declaring it wonderful that girls play with action figures and boys … Continue reading

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Dear Perfect Mom I Wanted To Be

Thursday Dear Perfect Mom I Wanted To Be, You’re probably really disappointed in me. Look around. The house is a mess. I know you thought I’d be the type of mom who would never have toys covering her living room … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Dinner Time Is Actually The Worst

I feel the dread rise up every day at around 3PM. Dinner time is coming. Before I became a mom I thought my family’s evening meal would look like one of those Hamburger Helper commercials. You’ve seen them: the mom … Continue reading

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Dear Mommy, Thank you

Dear Mommy, I don’t think I’ve ever said this before, but thank you. Thank you for carrying me inside you for 40, no, 41 weeks. I know it wasn’t easy. You were sick. Really sick. And you still went to … Continue reading

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Dear Mom of The Difficult Kid

Dear Mom of the Difficult Kid, I know you feel judged.While the other children are laughing, yours is crying. While the other children are playing, yours is tantruming. While the other children are holding hands running through the park giggling … Continue reading

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