By Tonilyn Hornung “I want to see her because I love her,” a tiny voice explains from the darkness. “He really wants to see you,” my mom says apologetically. I really want to see him, too. For two days I’ve really wanted to see my son, but pain has kept me immobile. If I could remove […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The delicious aromas emanating from the kitchen, the beautiful lights and decorations, the classic photos of children having code red meltdowns on Santa’s lap. What’s not to love? If you’re anything like me, the holidays come complete with warm and fuzzy feelings and several well-placed f-bombs when […]
Yay! Winter is coming! Can’t wait to force my kids into coats and beg them to wear pants instead of shorts when it’s 29 degrees outside. -no parent ever So it’s happening, friends. The temps are dropping. This morning it was 35 degrees as we left for school. You’d think I was asking my kids to […]
By Danielle Silverstein of Where The Eff Is My Handbook People say a girl should think of her body as a temple. I’m no history buff, but imagine an ancient temple that has been invaded, set into ruins, rebuilt, sometimes worshipped, but mostly inhabited far too often by humans who meant well but definitely wreaked […]
Kids refusing to go to sleep? Commiserate with the funny parents of Twitter with these 22 tweets about bedtime.
If there’s one thing I need to add to my hectic schedule, it’s figuring out which swear words are most popular in certain regions across the United States. Thankfully, United Kingdom lecturer of forensic linguistics, Jack Grieve, has created just the website that will allow me to spend hours avoiding the laundry while instead looking […]
By Jesica Ryzynski of Is That Chocolate or Poop? If you are planning on starting a family, or expecting your first child, there are a multitude of books, online forums, and websites that will tell you all about becoming a parent. Not to mention the parenting classes, pamphlets in the doctor’s office, and the never […]
By Katy Jackman of Whine Thirty ‘Oh my God, it’s a boy! Honey, it’s a boy!’ I exclaimed loudly as my husband and I sat across from each other at a diner, hands shaking as we pulled out the ultrasound pictures revealing the sex of our third baby that the technician had carefully sealed in […]