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Keeping Up With The Dress Up

When I was growing up, we all jammed into the back of a station wagon, seatbelts-be-damned, and we were lucky if our parents actually came to a complete stop in front of the school at drop off. One of my best friend’s moms was…

August 28, 2017
Motherlucker Parenting

Just Do It

Last week my husband and I went camping. Like, outside. With our toddler. And our three month old. I’m sure many of you are laughing, some others think we’re nuts and even more are wondering how we did it. That was my reaction when…

August 18, 2017
Motherlucker Parenting

Kids Will Be Kids

I have a confession to make – it doesn’t take a whole lot to ruffle my feathers.  As much as I long to be, I am not the kick your feet up, let you hair down, go with the flow kind of gal.  No,…

August 16, 2017
Motherlucker Parenting

Potty In The U.S.A.

Sometimes it’s hard to draw the line of over sharing. My kids aren’t old enough to run things by and I constantly struggle with the desire to help other moms without greatly embarrassing my babies. Potty training seems like one of those topics that…

August 9, 2017
Mom Stuff Motherlucker

In The Thick Of It

In early May we welcomed our beautiful son. To my surprise, the transition in adding him to our family didn’t go as smooth as I thought it would. Over the last couple of months, I’ve been pushed mentally and physically to places I didn’t…

August 3, 2017

It’s Not Your Fault

Many young girls dream of their wedding. Of their partner. Of the dress. I had one dream. To be a mom. I never pictured my wedding or prince charming. I imagined my kids. I named them. Often silly soap opera sounding names. I assumed,…

July 20, 2017
Motherlucker Second baby

Motherhood: Month 1

I’m back … kind-of! Throwing kid #2 to the mix and trying to keep the business running is NO JOKE … that’ll be my next post (maternity leave ‘lite’). One month. I think it’s the longest, most isolating/boring/exhilarating month of the motherhood process. It’s…

July 18, 2017
Mom Advice Motherlucker

JOMO: The Joy Of Missing Out

“I’ll see you tomorrow at Jake’s birthday,” I casually commented to one of the moms after preschool last Friday. “Oh, I can’t be bothered to rush to the toy store to buy some stupid piece of plastic for a kid I hardly know and then plan my…

July 17, 2017

All You Need Is Love

My husband and I will be married 10 years this October.  TEN years!!!  When I got married at the ripe age of 23, I thought marriage would definitely be “tough”, but mostly believed it would be full of sunshine, roses and glitter.  I must…

July 13, 2017
Mom Stuff Motherlucker

Mom Dating

Making new mom friends isn’t always easy. Actually, it’s a lot like dating. You fear rejection. You want to have chemistry with that new mom you meet at mommy and me class. You want her to like you. Will her friends like you? What…

July 12, 2017