By Liv of Live by Surprise As a woman of a certain age, I’ve had enough doctors, nurses, technicians, interns, and members of the general public up in my hooha that if I lined them all up, we could fill out a parade. With two miscarriages, three children and a round of fertility treatments under […]
Working moms, be prepared to nod your heads in agreement. 1. You’ve taken 10 sick days this year and not a single one was for you. 2. When you actually are sick, you go to work anyway because you don’t have any sick days left. 3. When your work day is done, there is a […]
Successfully diapering and clothing a toddler is damn near impossible. It should be an Olympic event, really. Somehow, toddlers possess the superhuman abilities to twist, contort, and escape their way out of the most complicated restraint systems, and they particularly enjoy employing these skills when it’s time to add or remove any sort of clothing […]
Joan Rivers, Tina Fey, Ellen DeGeneres, Wanda Sykes. These are just a snapshot of some pretty great female comedians history has provided to tickle our funny bones, but have you checked out some of today’s hottest ladies? From Amy Schumer to Charlyne Yi, here are 5 female comedians you should definitely be following now.
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] I have compiled a list of the ways I coped with sleep deprivation. Missing from the list (but still deserving of an honorable mention) are crying for no reason, eating chocolate, and talking to myself. I hope these will help you cope as well. 1) Bargaining “Baby Nina,” I said. “Some […]
I am not a morning person. Not even an early afternoon person. And apparently my kids could not care less, as evidenced by this list of things my 4-year-old asks before 9 am. This sort of behavior should be illegal. Who’s your mom? Who’s your mom’s mom? Who’s your mom’s mom’s mom? Why is your […]
By Nicole Johnson of Suburban Sh*t Show: Tales from the Tree-Lined Trenches Yes, it is almost summer, and for parents with children between the ages of four to six, it is tee ball season, the embryonic stage of America’s favorite pastime. Sure, seeing your child in an over sized t-shirt in one of the primary colors […]
Just after our oldest, Alister, was born, some friends of ours were telling us about how their son had managed to take his diaper off in the middle of the night, dip his hand in it, and paint the walls with his own excrement without them knowing until morning. Mr. Sammich and I gasped in […]