Category Archives: Parenting

Wonder what it’s like to bring home a newborn baby? Play The New Parent Game!

Thinking about having kids, or have one on the way and want to know what taking care of a newborn is really like? Find out by playing The New Parent Game. Equipment: Timer Dice Setting up: Designate one player as … Continue reading

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Why I’m Happy I Got Shit for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day I got to sleep in and spend the day with my family. I received some nice gifts—flowers, a spa gift card from my husband, a pimp vacuum from my mother-in-law. But the best gift of all came … Continue reading

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It Sucks for Mom When you Have a Sick Kid

Alone and bra-less, I am at Dairy Queen eating a Blizzard with extra peanut butter cups. For dinner. Shameful, I know, but right now I don’t care. My daughter has been sick for four days with a typical childhood illness. … Continue reading

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A Mom Laments Cute Shoes

I went to DSW for no good reason. I don’t really need shoes, and I’m not the type of gal to collect them. But I was out of work early and had time to kill before I picked up my … Continue reading

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Why the Mommy Wars are Fake and we Should Stop Perpetuating Them

That mom who hurt your feelings is not in the trenches of the Mommy Wars. There are no trenches, and there is no war. The truth is that she is just a bitch and probably always was. She is a grown up version … Continue reading

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The People Running My Gym are Morons — But I’ll Let Them Babysit

I’m pretty sure my new gym is run by morons — but I’m still considering using their babysitting services. I just called to find out their child care hours, and this happened: Employee 1: Welcome to ha ha hahaha ha hahah Employee … Continue reading

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Is soap poisoning my baby? A mom’s journey to find safe soap.

When my daughter was born 16 months ago, the Internet and my mom’s group taught me something that I still haven’t come to terms with: Soap is poisoning my baby. Slowly. Here’s just one example: I learned that the Johnson’s … Continue reading

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