Topic: motherhood

Busy Mom’s Cooking Hacks: 5 Yummy Microwave Meals That Aren’t Disgusting In The Least

Busy Mom's Cooking Hacks: 5 Yummy Microwave Meals That Aren't Disgusting In The Least

Please do not laugh in my face when I tell you that I oft use my microwave to cook. Yes, I use my microwave for its intended purpose, like every other schmuck on planet Earth, which is to heat up cold pizza until it is boiling hot and burns the roof of my mouth. I also use my microwave as a gourmet time warp oven that will expediently deliver a once-complicated dish right to my face. More »

I Am Not Sorry That I Love Myself More Than My Kids

I Am Not Sorry That I Love Myself More Than My Kids

I’ve heard it said before that having a kid won’t solve your problems, it will only magnify them. Meaning, if you were a jerk before kids, then you’ll still be a jerk after kids—and maybe you’ll become an even bigger jerk as you hover over your special snowflake at recess. If you were unhappy before kids, then you’ll still be unhappy after kids when you realize that they don’t actually make your life complete as all of your Facebook friends claim. More »

If Being A Mom Is Your Reason For Breathing, I Won’t Judge

If Being A Mom Is Your Reason For Breathing, I Won't Judge

So, we all want to be good parents. But there seems to be an invisible line on either side, and if you cross it, you’re going to be judged. If you’re too bad of a parent, you’ll be called negligent and every other name in the book. And if you’re too good of a parent, you’ll be accused of being fake, sanctimonious, and—worst of all—making your child your identity. More »

One Parenting Phrase Turns My Stomach Every Time I Hear It

One Parenting Phrase Turns My Stomach Every Time I Hear It

The thing is, no matter how hard you try to be a good parent, the odds are that your kids are probably going to turn around and have beef with you somewhere on down the line. Whether it was because you wouldn’t let them have a later curfew on the weekend or because you didn’t handle your divorce as well as you could have, your kids may want to have a serious conversation with you as adults. More »