Category Archives: *sigh*

A Confession

I’ve strayed. All I can say is that I’m sorry. I know you’ve been there for me for years and years. You’ve listened to me whine and rage and boast. You’ve changed with the times, but you’ve always stayed true … 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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My Baby Hates the Internet

Whatever happened to that promise of more regularly updated content here on MotherMirth? I vaguely remember saying something about putting up new posts twice a week? Oh, the hubris. I try. Sincerely, I do. I have so much to say! … Continue reading

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Yesterday, my 9-year-old took the math portion of the MCAS test. We are supposed to help her prepare for this test. And I know I should be more of a proponent of this standardized testing system. But I’m not (and … Continue reading

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Week 7: Shrinking pants and enormous uterus

My pants are shrinking. There is no way that at a mere 7 weeks I can already be so poofy! Sure, my body is now circulating 10% more blood, and my uterus has already doubled in size. But for both … Continue reading

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