Tag: humor

A Fan Girl’s Ode to The Office Ladies

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Excuse me while I have my fan girl moment.  If you have talked to me in real life in the last several months, you...

Our Rocky Road: An Open Letter to Blue Bell

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Dear Blue Bell, What? Did you really think I forgot?? When a teensy, weensy listeria outbreak forced us apart in April of 2015, I choked down Blue...

The 5 Pregnancy Classes I Wish They Offered to Moms

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With pregnancy comes ten months of prepping. We buy pregnancy books to learn how our body is changing, we scour the internet for articles...

Airing of the Grievances – A Chance to Clear the Air

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I try to keep it light and positive with my personal social media posts. Of course, I like sharing the news and adventures of...

The Toddler Horror Show

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Vampires, ghosts, goblins, werewolves, zombies ...all scary, sure. But if one came knocking on my door with the intention to frighten me, I would be...

Easy Glitter Play-Doh for Us Less-Pinteresty Types

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So, it's still hot out. (That's the jist of how I start every blog post for SMB. You're welcome.) Some of us have preschoolers who...

Costco, I should hate you — but I CAN’T!

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I'm trying here, Costco. Really, I am. I want so much to hate you, and on paper, that should be easy.  I mean, after all: ...

The Untold Perils of Kindergarten Day 3: You Gave Me Back...

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It seems there are precious few things as highly anticipated as sending one's child off to Kindergarten. What a mixed bag of sentiments -...

Child’s Imagination Inspires a More Present Mom

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"Play is the work of a child." -Maria Montessori  It's the last day of the month and my submission for SMB is due within 24...

Five Pearls of Wisdom that Shape the Way I Do Mom...

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My first-born turns 5 this month, ...and it seems like a really big deal. I've been working this mom gig for basically 5 years now, and...

Favorite Summer Salads You Want to Eat Every Day

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When the summer temps start to hit the level of blazing hot, I don't know about you, but the last thing I want to...

Big Dreams to Make Mom Life Easier

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"And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you achieve it." -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist   Mom life is hard. I think we can all...

Date Yourself, Mama – A Guide to Getting to Know Yourself...

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Mama, you should date yourself. No, I'm not talking about wearing big mall bangs or whatever fashion fad you were once a slave to. I'm talking about...

5 Reasons To Overpay Your Best Babysitter

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All hail the great babysitters!! {we're not woooorthyyyy!!!} If you (like me) have no extended-family help within a day's driving distance, then extra Cheers. I...

International Talk Like A Pirate Day – Taking Time to be...

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Help us welcome Ashley to our contributor team! She is a mom of one year old twins and is excited to share her love...

5 ways I stopped taking myself so seriously, and became a...

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Like many of you, before becoming a mom I was a part of corporate America. A place where nearly everything you do is scrutinized....