As parents, there are times where we all think we're doing it wrong (even if we don't admit it). Being a parent is equal parts stressful and rewarding (I hope?), but no matter what you do people will always judge your parenting style. Yesterday, I got judged in my own apartment for letting my 10-month old fling spaghetti and tomato sauce all over the living room (HE WAS HAVING … [Read more...] about 8 Moms Who Are Doing It Wrong
There's a trend among anonymous women on the Internet: if your significant other does the bare minimum, deal with it. This attitude is increasingly prominent around holidays. Moms who complained about not being acknowledged by their spouses on Mother's Day were met with a quick verbal spanking. The reason? Well, it was Mother's Day - not "Spouse's Day", so your … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Spouse’s Day?
What a wonderful world.I’m just going to come out and say it: I’m a mommy blogger. And if that makes my opinion any less valid to you, that’s okay with me. But, in this case, the research I do on parenting gives me an edge. Part of “knowing my audience” is getting to know other moms and dads from all walks of life. And what better place to do that than the Internet? … [Read more...] about It’s 2014 and These Things Still Exist
Lots of expectant moms and dads waste their time reading books and assembling the perfect nursery in preparation for their new bundle of joy. Instead of doing that stuff, here's what you should be dedicating your pre-baby time to doing: 1. Learning how to do everything with just one hand Yes, everything. Tying your shoes. Drinking your coffee. Eating breakfast. Making … [Read more...] about Things To Do Before Your Baby Arrives
After bringing Clark home from the hospital, there were a lot of "Why didn't anyone tell me?" questions. Despite diligently scouring the Internet for baby info, reading almost every baby book, and soliciting the advice of been there done that (BTDT, FYI) moms, I found myself wondering (on almost an hourly basis) why everyone neglected to tell me X, Y, and Z. Why didn't … [Read more...] about Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me? I’ll Tell You.