Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Boy, I wish I knew then, what I know now. I became a mom serendipitously. It was an accident, but that’s not fair to any of us. I didn’t accidentally become a better person over the last four years; I cried and doubted and failed, I laughed and persevered and...

I’m Grumpy & I Live Here

OH MY GOD STOP APOLOGIZING FOR EVERYTHING! (That’s me I’m talking to, but also probably you too, so listen up!) TAKE YOUR PLACE, MOMS.  Own your space and don’t you dare apologize for being a human. REPEAT AFTER ME: “I’m grumpy and I live...

Depression | The Dark + Dirty

Depression is dark and dirty. It’s really hard to see through when you’re in it and even harder to remember when you’re not. It’s irrational and careless and really fucking scary. It makes you believe that life is futile. It makes you believe things are hopeless. It...

WE GET IT, YOU DON’T LIKE KIDS.

<rant> You don’t like kids. Listen, I get it. You don’t love them noising up your restaurants or your airplanes or your public spaces in general. You didn’t choose them, so why should they affect your life so loudly? I completely understand. The thing is, I’m...

Luxury Schmuxury

Luxurious Substitutes for the Frugal Mom I rolled my eyes at this too ‘your privilege is showing, ma’ let me preface this by saying that I know that this may come across as a little bougie but I’M TRYING TO BE HELPFUL SO GIVE ME A DAMN BREAK OR MOVE...