To All the Moms Out Here Surviving Summer Vacation. I See You.

This summer has been crazy. Let me talk to you about two year olds. They. Don't Care. I have seen this child clock her sister in the head with a coffeepot and throw a fit because she couldn't wear deodorant as lip gloss. She👏don't👏care. Meanwhile, our eight year old likes to see how quickly she... Continue Reading →

Pity Parties in Thunderstorms

Let me tell you a secret about being a stay at home mom. We crave appreciation. CRAVE IT. Whoops, okay, maybe that is taking it too far. Maybe it’s just me? Maybe just once in awhile I would like my seven year old to stand up and sing my praises to the world for finding... Continue Reading →

Lost in Translation

I have had “suicidal thoughts” for the entire length of my depression extravaganza, but I had forgotten what it really felt like to be “done” until recently. The problem is definitions. Suicidal ideation is defined as “thinking about or planning suicide.” I learned early on that you have to really tame what you say when... Continue Reading →

Advice From a Former “Teen Mom”

Mom shaming is very real. The moment you announce your pregnancy people judge, add being young and unmarried and the judgement flows in from all sides. People will judge everything and it has nothing to do with them. The big difference between mothers who find out they are pregnant at 17 versus finding out at... Continue Reading →

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