There’s an old joke in response to a warning for parents to be on the lookout for marijuana edibles disguised as candy: nobody is giving away their edibles for free, Brenda (or Karen or Susan or Linda or Janet — you get the picture). That hasn’t stopped the Attorneys General […]
When Jill Struckman’s son Evan, 10, wanted to go to school as Tony Stark (Iron Man for those of you not in the Marvel Universe), she happily obliged, helping him get dressed and even paint on the infamous beard sported by Robert Downey, Jr., who plays Iron Man in the […]
Hi, my name is Laura, and I’m a Mombieolic. Mombieolic noun: a mother who knowingly stays up well past an appropriate bedtime in order to enjoy copious amounts of alone time. Like many moms, I stay up until ungodly hours of the night—or the wee hours of the morning, depending on […]
It’s the end of the first quarter and all the progress reports are in. All over my social media accounts I see moms and dads saying how proud they are of their children. They post pictures of their children’s progress report and the comments by the teacher about how hard […]
If you have kids, you know life can be hectic. Few things ever seem to really run smoothly. But if you have three kids? Well, if you have three kids, that’s sort of like playing the game of life while wearing two left shoes. And that’s because this is […]
I live in a community that doesn’t care if my kid dies. I realize that sounds harsh. Like OMG, where do you live? How could people not care? I live in a suburban county that, by all outward appearances, seems like a nice enough place. Lots of people who live here […]
Do you really enjoy yourself to the fullest at a wedding when you have your kids with you anyway?
Apparently the hairstyle I’ve been wearing for the past two and half years is called “mom hair.” It’s the style you see on most women at Target that’s in an unbrushed ponytail on a head of hair that hasn’t seen a shower in a day (sometimes two). I suppose even […]