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You know you made it when you get your own billboard.
You know you made it when you get your own billboard.

 

Put down those boring parenting tomes. You don’t need a PhD to tell you how to raise your child. You need a gaggle of delusional lovelorn singles to show you the way!  Read the whole series here!

Mom in the Middle:

You’ll Figure it Out

No one is shy with the baby advice when you’re pregnant. However, there is really one piece of advice you need.

5 Things to Do on Maternity Leave

It’s too late for newborn Quinn and I, but you can learn from my mistakes!

Natural Blunder

Sometimes the most natural thing in the world, doesn’t come so naturally.

6 Things it’s Totally Okay for New Parents to Admit

Admit it, some kids are little jerks.

Daycare Dilemma

For us, daycare has been a parenting win. 

How to Survive the Holidays

Here’s 9 ways to mitigate the suckage of travel with children.

Careful What You Wish For

The grass of the past is always greener. Or is it?

The Unrealities of Parenthood

All those cute newborn photos and happy mom posts your friends are sharing? Don’t fall for it.

 

Scary Mommy

7 Simple Truths About Life Post-Partum

I read a lot of books about pregnancy, but um, some things weren’t covered.

7 Ways My Miscarriage Made Me a Better Mom

 While I wouldn’t wish a miscarriage on anyone, there is a bright side: I’m a better mom.

Read me In the Powder Room!

 Dear Smug Mom-to-Be

Don’t say I didn’t warn you, new parents. Dark days ahead. 

Mother Rose Best

Parenting advice mined from The Bachelor!

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Everything I Need to Know About Babies I Learned From Soap Operas

Allow me to share the wisdom imparted from some of the greatest stories ever told!

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6 Things Toddlers Just Don’t Understand

As clever as most grandparents think their grandkids are, there are just some things toddlers don’t get. 

 

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6 Reasons My Vagina Is Happy I Had a C-Section

C-Sections get an A+ in my book! 

5 Ways to Do Maternity Leave Right

(Syndicated post) Add a little “leave” into your maternity, why don’t you?

To Poo in the Company Loo

Office pooping can be a touchy subject. Do you or don’t you? Should you or shouldn’t you? IS there a choice?

 

 

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Dear Smug Mom to Be

Listen to ME. And marvel at my sparkly necklace!

 

The Seattle Times:

The Fright Before Christmas

True adventures of the killer cookie dough that would not die.

Getting Up to Speed

Suddenly, a chance to meet, greet, grin and eat. And this is supposed to be a good thing?

 

SomeOtherMagazine.com:

Chuck Woolery Wants You!
Chuck Woolery’s got my number. Don’t laugh; he’s got yours too.

The Agoraphobic’s Guide to Dating

Ditch Friendster and get some fresh air. Your soul mate could be chillin’ in your zip code.

Is This Love? Yeah Right.
Wondering if your love interest is nocturnal or noncommittal? Well if you have to ask…

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