Julia Arnold
Julia Arnold is a mother of two young children living in the Twin Cities. She is passionate about writing about life as a new mom-- the beauty and the beast. When her children occasionally sleep, she writes about the less glamorous side of motherhood on her blog, FranticMama.blogspot.com. She has been published on Mamalode and BlogHer. In her world, the counter is always sticky and the floor is never clean. And she's [usually] okay with that.

QUIZ: What’s Your Mom Style?

Are you a member of the Yoga Pants Only Club or the Skinny Jeans Brigade? Do you take your fashion seriously or are you sporty? Take this quiz to find out your mom style.
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Hooray For Four Year Olds

There’s the God-forsaken, sleep-deprived newborn stage, followed by the blood-curdling teething stage, which leads to much-feared Terrible Twos, topped off with what is now often considered ...
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Moms on TV vs. Moms In Real Life

Family shows abound across the networks. Modern Family. The Middle. Parenthood. The Goldbergs. The Millers. It’s clear networks want these shows to be realistic, and they attempt to base ...
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