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What Happened When I Realized My Daughter Was Watching Me Weigh Myself Every Day

After having my second baby in less than so many years, things just weren’t the same. My appearance became both my greatest fixation and disappointment. And right there, soaking it all in, was my two-year-old daughter.

After 10+ years of marriage, here’s what I have learned…

After 10+ years of marriage to the same person ('cause these days, that needs to be specified), here's what I have learned: Just jump in  Exactly...

Buzzfeed Tried Sleep Experiment Of “Only” 5 Hours Per Night, & Moms Everywhere Are...

Buzzfeed is known for featuring all sorts of amusing, trendy topics on their website. One of their latest pieces, however, is really making readers laugh-...

Postpartum OCD Is Real And Here’s Why We Need To Talk...

I write about OCD because I didn't know what it was. I didn't know that soul-crushing anxiety and scary as hell thoughts didn't make me a monster. I didn't realize that I could think scary things while simultaneously fighting against them. I didn't know t

It’s OKAY To Be A Mama’s Boy

Everyone refers to you as a mama's boy, as if it's somehow a negative thing. They laugh and joke, and make comments here and there about how soft I am making you. They place a negative connotation on the thought of a male outwardly expressing his feelings

Yes, I Use Hand Sanitizer On My Kids. No It’s Not...

I had to deal with it again recently… An unsolicited comment from the self-appointed parenting-police who saw me sanitize my baby boy’s hands, and then felt the need to inform me that over-sanitization interferes with proper immune system development.

6 Reasons Traveling With Young Kids Is A Sh*t Show

It's time to admit what we all already know: travelling with young children sucks, and we all hate doing it. So why does everyone say we should? Let's cut ourselves some slack, and not feel bad if we decide we'd rather wait until our kids are older.