Category: Relationships

Scary Mommy and katleho Seisa/Getty “We’ve got to make this work. This isn’t working.” I was holding a fussy baby against my hip, as I hastily set up the...

MoMo Productions / Getty When you live in an area like I do, where people regularly say things like “we’re all one race; the human race,” “I’m teaching my...

Albert Rafael/Pexels My daughter crawled in bed with me a few months ago. She was on the cusp of turning fifteen, and that day in the car we were...

Arsen Ametov/Reshot Almost five years ago, I made the decision to cut off my own mother from myself and my children, and since then, I’ve fought tirelessly to uphold...

LittleBee80/Getty Ask Scary Mommy is Scary Mommy’s new advice column, where our team of “experts” answers all the questions you have about life, love, body image, friends, parenting, and anything...

AllGo/Unsplash There’s nothing like marriage to show you yourself. Like your tendency to keep little secrets. Nothing huge, but, for example, when you say you’re running to Walgreens but...

Scary Mommy and RyanJLane/Getty After nearly four months of “pandemic life,” I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all grown more than a little weary. We’re bored and...

Scary Mommy and tommaso79/Getty Moving on has been the hardest part of my divorce. Whether it’s been me dating or my ex dating, the situation has been incredibly awkward...

When I was four, I dreamed of having my very own Cabbage Patch Kid doll. It was a fairly common dream in the minds of most little girls as...

Scary Mommy and kupicoo/Getty I work on the academic side of a division one athletics program, and we were hit pretty hard because of COVID-19. Most of our revenue...