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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.

What I do all day

Why I Get “Nothing” Done During the Day

“How was your day, honey? Did you get done what you needed to?”   Monday: I sit down to write this article, but then the doorbell rings....
Mom of Boys

Things Moms of Boys Say VIDEO

I love having boys but there are just some things that I find myself saying to them ALL. DAMN. DAY. LONG. If you have...
Dear Husband (a say what you are thinking comedic letter)

Dear Husband (a “say what you are thinking” comedic letter)

Dear Husband, Why do you think you deserve a medal for watching the kids for a few hours? Why do you say, "I watched the...
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How Many Children Do You Want?

This is a tricky question. Every family dynamic is different and what works for one may not be the ideal for another. But how do you...
not just a mom

JUST A Stay At Home Mom

I’ve noticed a trend. Not the leggings-as-pants or the man-bun trends. This one runs rampant among Stay-At-Home Moms (SAHMs). Here it is: “What do you...
Impostor syndrome imposter

I Shouldn’t Be Here: Parenting Impostor?

Have you heard of the impostor syndrome? Author Amy Cuddy describes it as “the general feeling that we don’t belong—that we’ve fooled people into...
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Differences Between Boys and Girls

When I was pregnant with my first, I was convinced the baby was a girl and I got my hopes up. So I felt...
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10 Gross Things About Kids

Poop or chocolate? My husband is much braver than I am. He will always take a sniff, no matter how gross something looks, in order...
say to new mom

Sh*t People Say to New Moms

Being a new mom is hard work. First, you have to carry the baby for 9 months and actually have the baby which is...
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What Mom Wants vs. What She’ll Get

Mothering is, by nature, a very selfless position. I mean, who else will willingly catch your puke or cheer for your mastering the use...
motherhood

The Startling Realities of Motherhood

Has anyone ever woken you from a peaceful slumber with an ice-cold bucket of water? You’re sleeping peacefully then BAM, water in the f*ing...
Back to School

Things To Expect When Your First Child Starts School

Warning: This article is part of “The Edge” series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are...