Category Archives: Bad Mommy Day

Being My Family’s Health Advocate

Alternate title: Why is self-advocacy so hard, yet advocating for my loved ones PUSHES ALL MY MAMA BEAR BUTTONS and is a breeze? I’ve had a love/hate relationship with medical professionals for much of my adult life. The health professionals … Continue reading

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Missed Moments in Parenting

Vigilance is a word I think of a lot. I have to remain vigilant. I am, after all, responsible for 3 small humans. That doesn’t keep me from occasionally sneaking off into my bedroom with the stolen Halloween candy. Or … Continue reading

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Please Allow Me to ‘Momsplain’ Things For You

I am ashamed to admit it, but I am guilty of momsplaining. What is momsplaining? Well, you’ve no doubt heard of mansplaining: “The tendency of some men to mistakenly believe that they automatically know more about any given topic than … Continue reading

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Project Simplify: The Failure

This week, I fail at being a conscientious reusing/reducing/recycling citizen. You can take away my GREEN card. I am sorry, Mother Earth. Give me my time out. Make me stand in a corner. I’ve been a bad girl. My ambitious … Continue reading

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Poser

Currently, in my closet, I have the capacity to dress as a hoochie mama, a hippie freak, a transient, a 14-year-old boy, or an exotic dancer. I do not have the clothes of a professional photographer. What does a professional … Continue reading

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