Boondock Ramblings

How many directions can a mom stretch before she breaks?

Originally published on Today.com Parent Contributors ‚Äč The 4-year old wants to have a tea party and a play date, but the oldest needs to have his lessons given to him and lunch needs to be cooked. The… Read More

Just because you battle depression, doesn’t mean you are a bad mom

The mother in an online support group for moms with anxiety and depression asked all us faceless mothers on the other side of the screen: “Why can’t I get it together?” She asked because she felt alone Many… Read More

Why I have gray hair – reason no. 30

I heard it before I saw it and knew at that moment I’d made a mistake letting my 4-year old jump from the couch to the metal barstool we’d never actually used at a bar since we didn’t… Read More

Mama guilt is real and ridiculous

I find myself sitting alone in the kitchen after I give the kids their dinner some nights, eating alone and listening to a podcast, and it fills me with guilt. How dare I sit and not be with… Read More

Mom guilt is the best

I totally pulled the grandma-wouldn’t-want-you-to-do that card this week. Totally. Little Miss is in a mean phase. At least I hope it’s a phase. When she wants to sit somewhere her brother is sitting she shoves him until… Read More