The Mom Disclaimer

I say this all the time. Especially when I'm writing anything less than a glowing review of motherhood and my children. It's a phrase that all moms and parents utter from time to time if they feel their complaints are too scathing, too cold-blooded, too un-nurturing. It's the universal disclaimer, the parental version of "with … Continue reading The Mom Disclaimer

It Gets Easier and Other Lies People Tell You

I was told that the first year with two kids, especially kids that are close in age, is the hardest. After that, things tend to get easier. But does juggling chainsaws really get easier? I don't have firsthand experience juggling chainsaws, but I imagine that while you may gain slightly more confidence and become accustomed … Continue reading It Gets Easier and Other Lies People Tell You