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Karen Szabo

Karen Szabo is a part-time worker by day, boy-mom by night, and blogger at any time in between. She’s doing her best to keep her sanity by writing about life as an anxious mom. She’s a contributor for The Mighty and has written for some of her favourite sites such as Mom Cave TV, Sunshine Spoils Milk, Sammiches & Psych Meds, and Scary Mommy. Karen can be found on Twitter @AntsyButterfly, Instagram, and Facebook where she shares her truths about the best and hardest job in the world: Parenting.

Four WTF Realities Of Becoming A Work At Home Parent

It’s a been two months and we’ve reached the acceptance stage of quarantine life, mostly since there’s no end-date in sight. For the time being,...

To My Family, From an Anxious Mom

To my husband from your anxious wife, I’m sorry I can’t be the partner you need me to be, or at least the partner I...

Dramatic Son Syndrome – Yes, It’s A Thing.

My son is five and he’s as wild as a feral raccoon looking for food late at night in a dark garage. He’s boisterous....

This is blanky

This is blanky. It's one of three blankies - two green and one brown - my son has. These fuzzy blankies have been a...

Screw Trying To Be Ideal Parents And Just Do You

I think we can all agree how difficult parenting can actually be. I mean, I have yet to meet a family who casually and...

No I Won’t Enjoy Every Moment, But Here’s What I Do Love

It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is either writing or talking about how mothers, fathers, and guardians of any kind should love and...

My Husband Is My Polar Opposite, But It Works

This guy here is my partner in life and in parenting. He's my best friend. He's the rock in our family, and believe me when...

I Don’t Have To Like My Kid All The Time

As a parent to one high-strung, STRONG-WILLED, and free-spirited four year old boy, I experience days where I do not like the small person...

Dear Husband, Here’s Why I’m Done Being Your Maid

Like many women, I do most of the house work – the kitchen, the laundry (my husband is allowed to do the laundry, just...