Stories
Confessions

I Think I Need Help Asking For Help

We promise to love through better or worse. Confidently, I tell my husband that I will take care of him if he gets sick, will stick with him when he gets old. I know I can take care of him....Read More
More To Love
  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Strawberry Angel Food Cake Martini

    Strawberries are in season where I live and that’s all I can think about right now; fresh strawberries right from the patch. One of my favorite desserts of the summer is angel food cake, fresh strawberries and (low fat) whipped cream....

    READ MORE
  • Karen Johnson

    I’m Retiring Two Body Parts

    Another body part is retiring. Well, 2 actually. I have made no secret about the fact that I am in a state of simultaneous mourning / elation this year. 2014: the first time in 6 years that I will not be pregnant or nursing — because ...

    READ MORE
  • Confessions
    Denise Geelhart

    Paranoia: How The Fear Of Another Miscarriage Haunts My Every Thought

    I’ve turned into a paranoid mess.  And, I hate it.

    I’m 10 1/2 weeks pregnant and not enjoying my pregnancy. Instead, I keep waiting for a sign that I’m losing this baby like I did the last one and the three I lost before having my two girls, Ginny and Grace. The fear of another miscarriage haunts my every thought. READ MORE

    More To Love
  • Julia Arnold

    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 the characters in a more entertaining version o...

    READ MORE
  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Book Review: Juvie

    “Maybe not being guilty wasn’t the same as being innocent.” For Sadie Windas, the line between innocence and guilt is so faint; it is hard to see the difference. Sadie’s journey of self discovery begins with the kind of decision no ...

    READ MORE
  • Confessions

    Sh*t My Six Year Old Says: Part 3

    See previous installments (Part 1 and Part 2) of Shit Eden Says for more sass....Read More
    More To Love
  • Angela Keck

    Decadent Loaded Mashed Potatoes

    Last week I just had to try this recipe from my friend Crystal at Mommifried. I love turkey and it’s one of those meals that I know my kids would eat without a fight, even the picky one and the local grocery store had turkey breasts on sa...

    READ MORE
  • What The Flicka

    Who The Flicka?: Jody Madala

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

    READ MORE
  • Confessions

    Go Back To School Already!

    I love my daughter. I do. For the last 2.5 months we’ve slept in, snuggled, and kept a frat boy social calendar of “just hanging dude.”...Read More
    More To Love
  • What The Flicka

    Bella’s Boyfriend

    Ah young love. We all miss it! And after seeing today’s MommyTube video, you’ll be wishing you were 5 years old again. Watch these 2 little cuties hanging out and enjoying the simpler things in life. We guarantee it will make yo...

    READ MORE
  • Sherice Torres

    Back-to-School Checklist – For Mom

    “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” No, it’s not just a Christmas classic (or brilliant Staples commercial). It’s something that The BadAssMama truly believes. Back-to-school has always been my favorite time of year. Maybe...

    READ MORE
  • Confessions

    Sometimes Quitting IS The Answer

    I’m not a quitter. At least, I don’t want to be a quitter. Who does? I try to stick with pursuits even when they are tough. Now, as a mother of two children, there’s the added twist of committing to...Read More
    More To Love
  • Jennifer Oradat

    10 Things We Still Love As Adults (That We Probably Shouldn’t)

    The day you become a mom is the day that you  transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods. But those things were kinda awesome, wh...

    READ MORE
  • What The Flicka

    Friday Etsy Find: Retro Magnets

    Some things are difficult to say out loud. That's where these sassy magnets from Etsy come in! Put a couple...

    READ MORE