Check me out on Scary Mommy today! – Confessions of a Worrying Mother

You can read this post over on Scary Mommy! *This post appeared on Scary Mommy Sept. 10, 2015 Growing up, I went to Catholic school, dutifully and regularly going to confession wherein we admitted our wrong-doings to the priest. I’ll Read More …

Why Animal Mothers Eat Their Young

 *This post does contain affiliate sponsored links, for which I could be compensated. It’s horrifying, really, the idea of mothers eating their young. But it’s the circle of life. Nature is sometimes violent, and within some species, eating their young Read More …

I hope my child grows up to be…To Be.

My daughter starts school next week. I cannot believe how quickly our summer break flew by! Back to early mornings, homework, tests, games; inevitably busy schedules. I’ve spent most of her years wondering and worrying about what she’ll “become”. Do Read More …

Do you ask for what you need? Have you devalued your self worth?

Over the weekend, I was mid-pour on a glass of Cabernet when our cat Lloyd jumped up on the counter and rubbed his face against my hand, causing me to spill wine all over said counter (he may have just Read More …

Measles and Vaccines, We Are All Doing the Best We Know How to Do

According to CNN ( http://cnn.it/1K7oldk), the CDC has documented 102 cases of measles in January, causing a media frenzy and once again, dredging up the debate over whether or not to vaccinate. We hear about this topic from time to time Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …

Are you the mom judging me?

***Today’s guest post written by Stephanie MacDonald. Follow Stephanie on twitter, https://twitter.com/stephmacsaid *** To shave or not to shave?  That is tonight’s question. As I sit here in bed eating my gluten-free, dairy-free, flavor-free cake (oh, it is SO good to Read More …