Topic: being a mom

These Stupid Stock Photos Prove All Parents Love Shoving Their Babies In Buckets

These Stupid Stock Photos Prove All Parents Love Shoving Their Babies In Buckets

Oh for the love of Anne Geddes it’s another round up of totally stupid stock photo images that I always run across when trying to scour our photo websites for relevant images I can use to illustrate all of the hard-hitting journalistic masterpieces I post for you guys here. I don’t know what asshole decided to stick a baby in a bucket, but you assholes need to totally start doing this. More »

Social Media Makes Me Feel Like An Utter Failure

Social Media Makes Me Feel Like An Utter Failure

We have all been there. It is 10 AM and a very slow morning. The kids have a snow day and you are wondering  just what to do with them. You are seriously dragging as you were up a little too late watching the Housewives argue on Bravo. In spite of the exhaustion, kids are dressed. They are fed (somewhat).  And you are proud. You still manage to hold on to your title of Supermom. That is, until you see that pic. The one that ruins your day. A  Facebook friend just posted a photo of a gorgeous display table in the theme of Frozen. There are snowmen and princess cupcakes and colorful cake pops. Everything looks beautiful and perfect, with little coordinating handmade tags. You try not to panic. More »

Anonymous Mom: I’m A Mom, Your Neighbor, Your Friend And A Drug Addict

Anonymous Mom: I'm A Mom, Your Neighbor, Your Friend And A Drug Addict

You know me. You trust me. I’m a normal-looking stay at home mom who seems to do the best things for her kids. I nursed my babies. I fed them organic baby food. I dressed them in adorable outfits. But, if I’ve been in your home (and why wouldn’t I be?), I’ve tried to steal or have actually stolen from you. I’ve looked in your medicine cabinets, your nightstand drawers, your linen closets – anywhere and everywhere I could think of that could contain drugs. I am white. I seem totally in control. I could be your sister, your friend, your neighbor, or the mother of your kid’s friend. And I am a drug addict. More »

12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Ignore Your Stupid Housework

12 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Ignore Your Stupid Housework

Today is National No Housework Day. I don’t know who thought this up, but I think it’s pretty telling that we need a day to remind us all it’s okay to look the other way at a messy house. Sometimes I find myself frantically cleaning in the morning before my kids get up, just to look up an hour after they’ve been awake to see a disaster area. I’ll borrow a sentiment I saw on an Internet meme once that said cleaning a house with small children is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos. Yup.
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The ‘Pregnant Weightlifter’s’ Body Is Back For Everyone To Have An Opinion On

The 'Pregnant Weightlifter's' Body Is Back For Everyone To Have An Opinion On

I wrote about the lovely Lea-Ann Ellison when she posted photographs of herself lifting weights while she was pregnant and people all over the world furrowed their brows and wrung their hands together and exclaimed WHY WON’T SHE THINK OF HER UNBORN BAYBAYYYYYYY even though she was lifting under the care of her trainer and her doctor. Well, Lea-Ann is back and posting amazingly adorable snaps of her new little son Skyler. More »

I Just Threw Out A Nursing Bra Which Is Good Because My ‘Baby’ Is Nine-Years-Old

I Just Threw Out A Nursing Bra Which Is Good Because My 'Baby' Is Nine-Years-Old

I bet you have something like this in your dresser. I don’t know what it is, a pair of jeans you will never fit into again, a pair of panties that have seen you through far too many menstrual cycles, a t-shirt with bleach stains on it. Why do we keep these things? What do they mean to us, because they sure as hell aren’t adding some magical bonus to our wardrobe or making us feel sexy or attractive or making an outfit when we get dressed for the day. More »