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Charissa West is a high school classroom teacher turned stay-at-home, work-at-home mom. When she’s not chasing around her three young sons, she works as an online teacher and freelance writer. She shares her honest, sarcastic, hilarious thoughts on parenting on her blog, The Wild, Wild West, with the goal of helping moms laugh at anything motherhood may throw at them.

One Thing About Parenthood That Really Caught Me Off-Guard: THE NOISE

Before my first child was born, I had a pretty good handle on what to expect. I was “prepared” for parenthood (well, as much...

Our House Looks Like it Has Been Invaded By A Pack Of Feral Squirrels

Every Monday, we start with a relatively clean house. And every week, without fail, by Friday morning, it looks like our house has been...

3 Obvious Signs You’re a Mom Who is Touched Out and Tapped Out

Self-care is a super popular buzzword. You can’t mindlessly scroll through Facebook or Pinterest without seeing it pop up again and again.  I’m not knocking...

How *Not* to be a Hot Mess When Your Spouse Gets Home

I’ve read a lot of things lately that suggest various ways that women, stay-at-home moms in particular, can be at their best when their...

What NOT To Do When Your Water Breaks. From A Mom That Hilariously Did...

First-time parents are a special breed--a unique cocktail of excitement, naiveté, and terror all rolled into one.  One thing first-time parents wonder obsess about is...

Going To The Pool With Kids Is Its Own Special Kind Of Hell

When I was a kid, summer was the absolute best! Now that I’m a parent, I have decidedly mixed feelings about the season and...

Why Go See The Principal Is The Book Parents AND Teachers Will Relate To

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5 Summer Hacks For The Exhausted Mom Who Wants To Do As Little As...

Every mom is looking for some realistic summer hacks when the end of the school year draws near. Because, it’s every mom’s most beloved-hated time:...

Sometimes Stay-at-Home Motherhood Feels Like Death By 1,000 Papercuts

I’m in a hard season as a stay-at-home mom. The thing is, there’s no one specific issue that’s making it particularly hard. There’s no looming...

Moms Are the Only People Who Aren’t Allowed To Complain

I had a hard day with my boys a few weeks ago. Truthfully, we had a series of hard weeks. I wrote about it, because,...