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"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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The Sacrifice of Motherhood: Why I Won’t Give Up Every Last Piece of Myself...

Sacrifice is something we all do, every day, in big and small ways, no matter our parental status. So why do mothers shoulder the...
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Confessions of a MLM SAHM

You know that friend on Facebook, the one who is a stay at home mother who posts a lot about her “new exciting business”,...
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Husband: Praise Me for Doing My Mom Job

Mothers are goddesses. Yeah, fathers are awesome too but for the sake of this article, right now, let's be selfish and just focus on...
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10 Topics to Avoid if you Don’t Want to Incite a Mommy War

I know we all want to believe that mothers everywhere watch out for each other with the whole, “it takes a village” harmony stuff....
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Hey, Kid! Want Lunch? Shame On You.

“The cash register woman says to this 4-year-old girl, verbatim, ’You have no money,’” said Holt, describing the incident last year. A milk carton...
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45 Jokes for Kids

“Why did the chicken cross the road. Because the barn was on the other side.” “Joke, joke.  Why is the joker on the plane? Because...
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The Other Side of Fertility: Conceiving Easily is Not Always a Blessing

There are a few phrases that we ladies are just not allowed to say:“I wish I wasn’t a mom.” “I wish I had less kids.” “I...
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Real Talk: We Don’t All Love Motherhood

I’m going to wade through the political correctness, the tip toeing around feelings, and the quick-to-crucify judgers to reach the quiet group of women...
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The Precious Luxuries of Parenthood

Sure, there are a lot of downsides to being a parent, like potty training, basically living in your car due to all the errand...
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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...
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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...