Topic: being a mom

10 Movies That Look Totally Different Now That You’re A Parent

10 Movies That Look Totally Different Now That You're A Parent

Movies I loved in childhood, from The Little Mermaid to Back to the Future to Crooklyn, take on a whole new meaning once you start identifying with the parents instead of the kids. Shakespeare probably wasn’t thinking much about Signoras Capulet and Montague when he wrote Romeo and Juliet, but these classic tales and modern teen romps are suddenly horror films, minefields of fears I’d never thought of before (because I really needed more of those). There are some flicks I’ll never see the same way again.
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When Your Kids Are In The Car You’ve Lost The Right To Road Rage

When Your Kids Are In The Car You've Lost The Right To Road Rage

I am not going to lie to you all and say that I never get annoyed behind the wheel while my kids are in the backseat. They both know that sometimes Mommy will call someone “stupid” if they cut me off and I have used my horn before to express my displeasure at the behavior of another motorist. I have never been proud of it and I try my best to corral my emotions when I have the kids in the car with me. More »

Confessions From The World’s Worst Photo Mom

Confessions From The World's Worst Photo Mom

There are so many reasons for a mother to feel guilty and for me, I find that mine change by the day. Or even the hour. I try hard to keep perspective and am generally pretty easy-going but there are a few things that provide a constant undercurrent of guilt that I can never shake. One of them is the fact that I basically totally suck at taking, uploading, printing and displaying photos of my children. More »