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Raising a Child With Strong Faith When You’re Not So Sure

Raising a child with strong faith when you're not so sure.

NEW POST ON SCARY MOMMY I was making dinner one night when my three year old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you Read more…


Giving Up the Glider: When It’s More Than Selling a Chair, It’s Learning to Let Go

When we moved the kids from bucket car seats into their convertible car seats I didn’t get nostalgic. Those bucket car seats are heavy, and my babies were gigantic. When we moved the kids from cribs to toddler beds, I Read more…


Hey Mom. Say Cheese.

Mom Say Cheese

Moms are usually behind the camera. They are the ones capturing memories for photo albums, making sure the kids have documentation of the time they were thrilled to see that Santa could indeed make a yellow unicorn. Documenting first days Read more…


So Spontaneous Lactation is a Thing…

Spontaneous Lactation - being a woman is weird...

SPONTANEOUS LACTATION, BECAUSE SURE, THAT’S FAIR Ready for some serious TMI? I sprung a leak on Christmas Eve. Two twin leaks actually. As in my body was fully prepared to feed a baby that I DID NOT HAVE. I share Read more…


Sometimes I Feel Like a Bad Mom

Sometimes I feel like a bad mom

Sometimes I feel like a bad mom. When my daughter comes home from daycare and her hair has been redone into a perfect ponytail that looks about 100 times better than the ponytail I sent her off with in the Read more…


In Defense of the Participation Trophy

In defense of the participation trophy

NEW ARTICLE ON HER VIEW FROM HOME Ask anyone how they feel about participation trophies and 9 times out of 10 you’re going to get a “Oh, no! The downfall of America’s youth!” But I’m taking a stand in favor Read more…


The Anti Personal Word of the Year for 2019

Personal word of the year word cloud

Prepping for 2019 with an Anti Personal Word of the Year As we wind down 2018 and head into the new year, you may hear people talking about their “personal word of the year.” Or maybe you have no idea Read more…


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