Topic: mommy wars

The 10 Biggest Fights You’ll Get Into With Other Parents

The 10 Biggest Fights You'll Get Into With Other Parents

I try to be nice to people, especially because one of my favorite things in the world is when people are also nice to me, but there have been a few occasions where some mom (or dad) crossed the line when it came to my parenting or my child, and I was forced to very shakily tell them off, which you should see sometimes because it is hilarious. My lip quivers, it’s so weird. More »

Angelina Jolie Realizes Just How Lucky Celebrity Moms Are

Angelina Jolie Realizes Just How Lucky Celebrity Moms Are

Leave it to Angelina Jolie to set the record straight on how lucky celebrity parents truly are. It is so refreshing in the era of GOOP-y Gwyneth Paltrow to hear about a celebrity mom who has her head firmly out of her ass and her finger on the pulse of real world parenthood. You know, where the rest of us live and raise children without the benefit of an army of nannies, chefs, personal trainers, chauffeurs, stylists and housekeepers. More »

I’m Too Lazy To Be An Effective Tiger Mom

I'm Too Lazy To Be An Effective Tiger Mom

I’ve always been drawn to the parenting style of “Tiger Mothering”.

While it’s true that one of my favorite hobbies is making children cry, that’s not the only reason that I’ve dabbled with the idea of forcing my daughter to be a well-rounded individual who is always teetering on the brink of complete emotional collapse with the permanent sheen of unspent tears in her eyes. More »

The Number Of SAHM’s Is Rising, And It Has Nothing To Do With ‘Opting Out’ Or ‘Leaning In’

The Number Of SAHM's Is Rising, And It Has Nothing To Do With 'Opting Out' Or 'Leaning In'

The number of stay-at-home-moms is rising, and if you listened to the most popular narrative about this, it’s because women in the work force are realizing they “can’t have it all” and it’s time for them to “opt out.” God I hate the narrative that assumes all women have a veritable buffet of choices in front of them. Why is it that when most people hear the word SAHM, they think of a woman lounging around in her yoga pants, making crafts and shopping on Amazon with her husband’s credit card all day? More »