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Bake It Happen on Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

I’ve said the phrase “Fucking cancer” too many times to count. Just this month I screamed it when my friend Matt lost both parents within a year, I whisper it…

Hilarious memes about kids and chores.

Funny Memes About Kids and Chores

  Some people may say I’m lazy, and some people would be right about that. I’ve always been this way, which is great for my blood pressure and my temperament,…

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is complicated for those who don’t have dads, for those who have fathers who have repeatedly disappointed them, and for people like me, whose fathers have died. I’m…

The Thing About the First Day of School

I like to think I’m levelheaded, so it always takes me by surprise when my emotions take over my better judgement. From commercials that make me cry to seemingly normal…

Trust

Today’s political climate makes my heart hurt. It’s frustrating, and polarizing, and is damaged enough that a good number of Americans have a “Fuck it. Burn it to the ground…

Summer is a season full of promise. Here's how to make it great!

Motherhood

I’m not sure how I got here, wide awake at four am on Mother’s Day morning. Both of my kids have always been great sleepers. While my husband wishes he…

Raise your hand if you're excited for summer mornings!

Is It Summer Yet?

I don’t need a calendar or the weather to know what time of year it is, experiencing mornings in our house tells me everything I need to know. Summer is…

The sun is glistening on the cobwebs in the corners which tells me it's time for spring cleaning! Get my lazy girl's guide to easy cleaning here! #SpringClean16 #Walmart

I Clean, You Clean, We All Need to Spring Clean

What is it about this time of year that makes me want to spring clean? Is it the sun trying to shine through the grimy windows? Is it the increased…

This simple blue mug holds more than coffee; it holds my memories.

Mugs and Memories

It isn’t much to look at, but I love it nonetheless. I reach for it in the morning when the house is quiet and the day is new. It is…

I'm sure my daughter will learn that complaining about your body is something girls do, but she won't learn it from me.

How My Daughter Changed My Body Image

I have friends who marvel at how powerful they felt after giving birth. They say the experience of making and growing a whole human helped them realize what incredible feats…