can we all agree on this please?

We’ve all felt this way

I feel like this 30 second video accurately depicts what it means and feels like to be a parent:

In regards to future Mother’s Days

Dear Husband: You’re terrific and you’re doing a great job as a parent to our kids. In related news: this sentiment is all I want for Mother’s Day in the future. Doesn’t have to be included with flowers or a [...]

“Don’t Quit Your Day-Jobs, Mice.”

“Don’t Quit Your Day-Jobs, Mice.”

That is what I said to cartoon mice today. I said it under my breath, quiet enough that my kids couldn’t hear me. But the point is that something possessed me to say it out loud.We were piled on the couch [...]

What’s in my bag?

What’s in my bag?

You know those articles in magazines like US Weekly and some fashion magazines called “what’s in my bag,” where we get a sneak peek inside the purses of the stars? For copyright purposes, I can’t attach photos of these, but [...]

Top Ten Reasons We Won’t Be Having Sex Tonight

  http://www.scarymommy.com/top-ten-reasons-sex-tonight/

Blatant Gender B.S., continued

Blatant Gender B.S., continued

As my faithful readers know, I have a real issue with gender pigeon-holing. A few weeks ago, I took my toddler daughters to the museum. They had a blast, running from exhibit to exhibit, peering up at their favorite animals [...]

The New Pressure Of Date Night

by Carrie Friedman A weekend is rapidly approaching. I vaguely recall when weekends used to be good things, fabulous mini-vacations after what felt like strenuous work-weeks. I was in my 20′s, I thought the work was hard but realize, years [...]

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Look, I consider myself an avid reader, or I used to be, before I had kids. I was an English major in college, I have piles of books I intend to read on most surfaces in my house, and on [...]

changing the classics

by Carrie Friedman I sang Jimmie Davis’s You Are My Sunshine to our unborn children in the womb and while listening to the words coming out of my mouth, I was a little perturbed.  Sure, the tune is singsongy, you [...]

Flying with kids: some do’s and mostly don’ts

Flying with kids: some do’s and mostly don’ts

We went on a flight with our kids once. Once being the operative word. It was Christmas a couple of years ago. We flew nonstop cross country to see my family. At the time we had a newborn and an [...]