Category: The Motherhood Experience

Through the generations, every mother has worked hard, no one is arguing that. But today things are different, and moms are living a different life than our mothers and...

I just dropped my 13-year-old daughter off at the local fair with her friends. I watched her walk towards the animals and rides in cutoff denim shorts. It’s hot...

Life is messy. People are messy. But, for some reason, there seems to be an expectation that mothers shouldn’t be messy. We are expected to have our shit together....

I’m a sucker for Hollywood gossip—there I said it. I may not watch E! or read People like I used to (because of life and parenting and shit), but I’ll...

I may carry the mental load, but you carry me. That’s a realization I just came to today. Pretty sad that it took me ten years of marriage, three...

Recently at a birthday party I watched a woman approach the hostess and politely report that her child was refusing to participate and they needed to leave. She was...

I grew up in the heart of spanking culture, in a southern, small town. As a child, I knew that if I was gonna do something naughty, I’d better be...

This is a strange time to be a mom of boys. In the past week alone, my sons (I don’t have any daughters) have come home from school to...

When I was pregnant with my first baby, my girlfriends threw me a traditional baby shower. It was lovely in many ways – and I got more burp clothes...

Now that I’m a graying 38-year old mom of three kids in school, I’ve learned to accept the hard truth that motherhood and marriage and adulting never really let...