I’ve never met a person who doesn’t complain a little and I probably never will, unless I run into the Buddha himself. People complain about their jobs, their weight, their neighbors, the crappy selection of produce at Pathmark, the weather, their boss, their slow Internet connections, their lukewarm coffee, their crappy service at lunch… I could do this all day. Everyone complains. For some reason, when moms do it – it’s the most annoying thing in the world. I refuse to be labeled a “martyr” because I bitch about parenting occasionally. I reject your label. More
Author Archives: Maria Guido
If I had a dollar every time I heard someone say you should never have sex on the first date, I would probably only have about ten dollars because my friends aren’t archaic, sexist jerks who actually believe the notion that sex is a prize to be won by a man and the longer the woman holds out – the better. More
Hey! Your kid is turning 12 or eight or seven months or whatever, and you’d like a fresh idea for his birthday cake, wouldn’t you? Nothing says, “I love you baby!” better than an instrument of death, made from fondant or delicious frosting and plastered on a cake. More
This daycare has this policy for a reason. I think it’s pathetic that this parent took this story to the media to say “look how my poor two-year-old was punished!” That is so dumb. She wasn’t punished, you were. She’s two. She felt ostracized for being forced to leave for the day? Then you explain to her that certain rules are very important and need to be followed – and that it was your fault that you didn’t let her know that. More
Getting older is really not that bad. You’re smarter, people tend to mess with you less, and you feel justified being a total know-it-all. Those are all good things. But I started to really think about why I was happy to be stepping firmly into my forties – not just loitering around my late thirties anymore. More
Two women’s healthcare providers in Arizona have been forced to file a federal lawsuit because of new regulations that would severely limit a woman’s access to RU-486, the most popular abortion-inducing drug in the state. Arizona refuses to accept that existing laws support a woman’s right to choice – and is taking unconstitutional measures to change that. More
Barbie is causing some controversy again. The logo of the world’s most famous doll is showing up on a Girls Scout patch, and some consumer advocacy groups are not happy about it. It’s pretty ridiculous that the Girl Scouts are basically selling ad space on their young members in the form of a Barbie patch.
A writer at XO Jane outlines this week why she will probably “never date a single dad again.” It’s a damn good thing, too. If you have it in you to actually be jealous of a child – you definitely should not date someone who has one. More
What do you do when you are overwhelmed with a class full of students who won’t stop giggling? This is not a hypothetical question, I’m really asking all the teachers out there. Because I am pretty sure every, single one of you will come up with a better solution than taping their mouths shut.
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An Open Letter To The Parents Of The Girl Who Gave My Kid Lice
Source: The Stir
Mom Accused Of Selling Her Newborn - For The SECOND Time!
Source: The Stir
Oh Barbie. People do love to hate you. Don’t take it personally, it’s just that your crazy waist size, perky boobs and endless ability to stand in heels makes some of us scratch our heads and roll our eyes. You basically made my whole childhood great so I don’t want to offend you by saying you’re not the best role model for my daughter. But it’s time for us to both admit that there must be a better way. More
I think the more support women have the better. I also think when you advocate for breastfeeding acceptance, there are always going to be those accusing you of coming from the “breast is best” place. I think Cruz is doing great work here. I just would have gone a little more hardcore and truthful with the message.
There’s a new hilarious Twitter account in town, and it’s so right on some moms aren’t getting the joke. You’ve heard of a “Sancitmommy.” But have you hear of a “Sanctibaby?” Sanctibaby exists to make you feel shitty about all of your parenting choices. And she is hilarious. Well, maybe it’s a he. I can never tell with babies. More
A Wisconsin woman wasn’t allowed to pump breast milk during her recent seven day incarceration on contempt of court charges at Brown County Jail . As a result, she was unable to continue breastfeeding her three-week-old. More
Artist aleXsandro Palombo’s new body of work portrays the most iconic cartoon characters in scenes of domestic violence. Considering 85% of domestic violence is perpetrated against women, the illustrations make a point. More