"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.

Friends: It's Okay To Discipline My Kids

Friends: It’s Okay To Discipline My Kids

I’m a big believer in the “it takes a village” mindset when it comes to raising my kids. In most parental circumstances, I realize...
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Why I Don’t Care If Your Kid Got Mine Sick

Listen to me say this very obvious fact of life, and be prepared to accept it, because it’s a fact that people tend to...
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Disney Movie Plot Holes and Inconsistencies- I Have Questions!

You know how having kids means you end up watching the same movies over and over (and over and over)? Well, if I have...
10 Things Not Allowed In THIS House

10 Things Not Allowed In THIS House

I’ve got kids, so I’ve accepted that for the next 18ish years, I won’t get to own amazingly fine things and I won’t get...
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I’m A Yeller And That’s My Parenting Style

I’m a yeller. I’m that mom at the grocery store yelling at her kids to stop running up and down the aisle. I’m that mom who...
Child-less Friends: Sometimes I Really Envy You

Child-less Friends: Sometimes I Really Envy You

To my friends who don’t have kids, I have something honest and real that I need to share with you: Sometimes it’s really hard to...
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Why I Hate My Instant Pot

Based on the glowing reviews and recommendations of, like, every friend I have, I asked for—and received—an Instant Pot for Christmas last year. (Thanks,...
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To the Mom with Mental Illness: If You Can’t, Let Me

To the mom who is muddling through mental illness: I see you. You are a mother. No matter your background, no matter your current situation,...
How We Handled Our 6 Year Old Stealing a Toy from a Store

How We Handled Our 6 Year Old Stealing a Toy from...

Last week, my husband and I were sitting in a PTO meeting at my six-year-old daughter’s school while she was down the hall playing...
Why Stay At Home Moms Can’t Nap

Why Stay At Home Moms Can’t Nap

I once heard a man say to his wife, in an attempt to justify why he hardly does any chores and doesn’t get up...
The Rules of Mom Club: Can You Handle It?

The Rules of Mom Club: Can You Handle It?

Okay, that’s it! I’ve reached my limit with the perfect perceptions mommies put out there. I’m done with the “Keeping up with the Jones’”...
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Stop Being SO Extra for the Little Holidays

I hate getting on Pinterest because it makes me feel like such a lazy mom. You’d think I would’ve learned by now to not...