The 2016 Christmas Photo Fiasco – Santa Edition we go again. Four plus weeks without a peep over here in mommy blogger land. I'd like to say that it's because I've been busy wrapping presents and baking cookies and making homemade fudge (OMG neighbors please stop making me look bad! But also please don't stop bringing us fudge...k? I promise I'm making [...]

When Your Kids Don’t Sleep

The fact that sleep deprivation is legitimately used as a form of torture is not at all surprising to any parent ever. What is slightly more concerning is that according to science, sleep deprivation can lead to all sorts of chronic health problems including weight gain, heart disease, hallucinations, impaired brain activity (maybe Donald Trump is in need [...]

3-Year-Olds are Assholes…and Other Unfortunate Realities of Parenthood

Three-year-olds are horrible. And by three, I really mean like, two to four. I'm hoping it ends by four. I guess I don't really know. Some of my coworkers tell me that not all three-year-olds are assholes. Which I guess I believe because there are definitely some parents who have these angelic first-children and think [...]

Starbucks vs. Dunkin Donuts – An Overtired Mom’s Pointless Observations

In my 10 years as a coffee drinker I have learned that there are three types of people in the world. People who drink Dunkin' Donuts, people who drink Starbucks, and people who don't have young kids. I know this because people who have young kids: 1. need coffee on approximately the same level as they need [...]

10 Ridiculous Things Parents Will Do to for a Few Minutes of Sleep

This past week parenting publications everywhere commenced a full-on freak out about the new Lulla doll, and the fact that incredibly overtired parents everywhere were willing to shell out $100+ bucks for it. I'm still not quite sure why this is news, considering American Girl Dolls cost like $150 million dollars (not including clothes), and those have [...]