"The EDGE"

Warning: These articles are part of our "Edge" series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are completely opposed to any and all swear words.

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Don’t Lie–You DO Have a Favorite Child

 The oldest child is a parent’s favorite child.Think about it from a sibling perspective: Which sibling has gotten the most time with the parents,...
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What NOT to Say to The Mother Struggling to Potty Train Her Child

One of the reasons why I cried when I found out I was pregnant with my first was because I knew there would come...

No Gifts for Mother’s Day – I Want THESE Behaviors

“What gift do you want for Mother’s Day, honey?”What do I want? You really want to know?Okay well first, I don’t want you to run...
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How to Patch a Hole in Your Child’s Pants in 31 Easy Steps

How to patch a hole in your child’s pants in 31 easy steps.*Pull out your child’s last clean pair of pants. Discover they...
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Parents, Please Stop the Baby Talk. Just, Stop.

Look, I get it. It’s freaking adorable when your child starts their baby talk, mispronouncing words or stumbling to mimic what you’re saying. They...
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Dealing with Unsolicited Parenting Advice

If you have a kid, you’ve received unasked for advice about how you’re raising them. I don’t know what it is about the existence...

My Kids Are Sick But We Need To Leave The House To Stay Sane

I’ll be treading lightly here, since I don’t want any mobs with torches coming to my Internet door. Please be aware that these thoughts...
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Stop Teaching Your Kids Stupid Nicknames For Their Genitals

For the love of all that is holy, please stop teaching your kids pet names for their private parts in lieu of their real...
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Mastering the 5-Minute Intimate Moments (AKA Quickies)

We are parents. Even though our days are filled with work and kids, tantrums and sticky floors, we’re still insanely attracted to our spouses...
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Being a SAHM Has Turned Me Into a Wimp

Being a SAHM has turned me into a wimp. "WHAT? How could you say that? Stay at home moms; they’re the backbone of our society!...
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My Dirty Little (Parenting) Secrets Exposed

I was a little afraid to write this. Putting your secrets out on the Internet invites the opportunity for mass shaming. But I recently...
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No Matter How Your Baby Got Here: You’re a Hero

Like many of us, when I was pregnant, I did a ton of reading about pregnancy and childbirth and how to take care of...