I Am Not a Bad Mom: Why making mistakes is a normal part of parenting

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In the recently published article I Am Not a Bad Mom, Babble.com author Heather Neal explains how being a good mother isn’t about being a perfect mother. I hear it or read it at least once a day… A friend or fellow parent saying, “Gosh, I’m such a bad mom.” I’m … Read more…

Why I Left Cafe Mom

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When I became a new mother, I felt completely alone.  It was a difficult transition, and what made it worse was that I wasn’t expecting it to be difficult. This was what I wanted.  I always wanted to be a mommy and just devote all of my time to taking care … Read more…

Mommy’s Not Awake Yet: Nine Coffee Mugs for Tired Moms

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Before I get started, I just want to say that you should totally share this article if you are a mom who is addicted to coffee. If you’re a mom who simply cannot be present or even function without her morning coffee, then these mugs are for you! Nine Coffee Mugs … Read more…

Why Parenthood is the Best TV Show Ever!

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I never watched Parenthood while it was on TV. Some of that is because I don’t have TV service (I’m a Netflix gal), but also because most of these shows (at least lately) have been disappointing…showing parenting perfection…or the total opposite, complete and utter dysfunction. I’m finally watching it on … Read more…

Moms Arrested in 2014

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Pretty much every time we turn on the television news, open a paper (who does that, really?) or check our Facebook news feeds, there’s another article about a mother being arrested. Sometimes it’s warranted (like she killed her children), and other times it’s questionable (a 7-year-old outside without adult supervision). … Read more…

What’s on Sale? Moms Shop Smart for the Holidays

 Amazon.com is holding a Veteran’s Day sale.  20% off on select items through Nov. 12.  Items include select clothing for women, men  and children; handbags; luggage; jewelry;  intimate apparel; and more.   Shop Amazon Fashion – 20% Off Select Fashion Amazon is also hosting Black Friday specials ahead of the Thanksgiving … Read more…

Put me down for a hands-free boob juice pumping bra!

It’s one thing when you’re nursing your baby and doing nothing else.  In fact, you’re usually spending that time having some bonding moment with your baby, or watching TV, or maybe even reading a book out loud. But pumping…that was one of those moments when I just felt like I … Read more…

Absentee Mom Blogger

I’ve kept up with my Facebook page, but not so much my mommy blog.  Shame on me. You can check out the Bad Mommies Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/badmommies In 2012, so much changed in our lives.  I went from a stay-at-home mom/part-time work-at-home mom (SAHM, WAHM) for 7 years to … Read more…