Swearing is my favorite. There’s just something about a good ol’ curse word that titillates my dysfunctional soul. The thing about swear words is that they can be used in a pinch as substitutes for almost any word and you can apply them to mean just about anything, regardless of their true meaning. They’re also […]
We’ve all driven a piece of shit car at one point. They’re practically a rite of passage. Mine? It was a 1988 Acura Integra called “The Storm Trooper.” Now, before you get jealous of my “luxury vehicle,” you should know the year I owned it was 2008. That’s right: I took ownership 20 years after […]
16 hilarious tweets from Twitter parents on the hilarious, embarrassing, and soul crushing things kids say.
Kids are funny little creatures – and by “funny,” I mean they can be frustrating AF. One day you have to bribe them to take the tiniest bite of one chicken nugget, and the next day they eat an entire 10-piece and ask for some of yours. Then there are the days when your kid […]
By Elaine Ferrell I’m a chronic planner. So whilst pregnant, I did my research. I read the books, attended the classes, asked the seasoned moms. Even so, I knew that having a child would throw a wrench into any semblance of planning for at least the next eighteen years. But I still plan and organize compulsively […]
By Joanna Eng of joannameng.com Getting your baby dressed is an athletic activity, so keep your sweatpants on for now. Place her on the floor of her room and rummage around for the one outfit that isn’t crusty around the neck, stained, too long, too short, or clashing. Warn your moving target that you are […]
By Jacqueline Miller of Boogers Abroad My son was 10 years old when we moved to a new school in a new city and new state. Surprisingly, it also came with some new vocabulary. Right away, child-of-mine picked up on the fact that his classmates were saying, with some frequency, the word “crap,” a syllable I’d […]
By Emily Solberg After giving birth to my son and becoming a mom for the first time, I can say without doubt or hesitation that my heart is whole. My vagina, on the other hand, is not. At my six-week postpartum check up, my doctor began the exam with “Well, that’s a shame.” Not words […]