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Quick Tips for the Busy Mom

*Disclosure: I received product and compensation for this post from Colgate Total Repair but all opinions are my own. Life Hacks to help you feel and look beautiful even when you’re exhausted. One thing that I’ve learned from being a mom for 10...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Oct 24, 2015

I Used to Be Beautiful

I use to be beautiful. When I was younger, I always thought I could be taller, thinner, lips fuller, breasts bigger, skin darker, nose straighter, fingers longer. Believe me, I had a laundry list of things that I wanted to change about myself. I thi...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 25, 2014

Minivan Mommies ~Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night

Dear Minivan Mommies, Do NOT go gentle into that good night. Fight it. Rage against the temptation nay the spiritual castration that is the minivan. Sure they make the minivan in secret agent squirrel charcoal and sleek Land Rover black. Ooh, they tr...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Sep 1, 2013

The Shit My Kids Say!

The shit my kids say no longer shocks me, though it probably should.Since becoming a mother, I have said and heard a lot of crazy stuff come out of little mouths. Things that I never thought I’d hear before, never mind say..out loud! Seriously,...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Aug 21, 2013

I’m a Hoarder & Hate Garage Sales

This past weekend was our neighborhood garage sale. I hate garage sales with a fervor. I am not a firm believer in one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. It’s a lot of work and quite honestly, it’s not very emotionally eas...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on May 20, 2013

An 8th Birthday with a Surprise Twist at the End

Remember the song, What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong? That has been my song to my Bella since before she was born. I used to sway back and forth in her nursery with my giant belly; singing softly to myself alone (not really alone, as no one e...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 12, 2013

How to Make Amazing Memories with Your Children this Winter

Walking in a winter wonderland We just had our first substantial snow here in the Midwest. The girls have waited months for this snow. There is just something magical about snow; to adults and children alike. We all had high hopes that we would have...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Dec 28, 2012

My TRUTH about Motherhood

  Today is the last day of my month long celebration of my 2nd Blog anniversary ( And MY 600th post in 2 years) and I wanted to share Truthful Mommy Tells All~ My TRUTH about Motherhood. I also want to thank all of my fabulously talented and hon...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Nov 28, 2012

What to do when Your Child is Depressed

Could Your Child be Depressed? Can young children be depressed? I’ve come to realize something very important, 2nd grade is a turning point in a child’s life. This is where, as the Big Guy says, the rubber meets the road. Education gets real...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Nov 14, 2012

Mom Myth #1 Exposed

Mom Myth that we all want to Believe Mom Myth #1 ~ My Kids are perfect. No they are not. None of our children are perfect. It is a mom myth.You know some bullshit that other mothers perpetuate so that we are not on to them and know that they are stru...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Oct 2, 2012

Who am I?

Letting go, who am I without them? Letting go. Who am I now? Have you ever asked yourself this question? I think I have asked it of myself a thousand times since I’ve gone to college but today, I asked myself the question and I have no idea. Ho...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Sep 20, 2012

Kindergarten Drop Off Kicked My Ass this Morning

Kindergarten is Kinda Killing Me Kindergarten hasn’t gotten any better for me; it’s gotten worse. This morning was the first day that I dropped my five-year-old off at school and didn’t walk her to her kindergarten classroom. I know. She’s be...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Aug 27, 2012

Back-to-School and I am Exhausted

My little girls are exhausted Summer is almost over and I am exhausted. I’m not quite sure where it went but I do know that it’s gone; next week my baby starts kindergarten and my oldest starts second grade. Back-to-school, already? Where did the...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Aug 6, 2012

Miranda Kerr, Mind Your Own Vagina & Stop Flaming the Fires of the Mommy Wars

Miranda Kerr, Mommy or Obstetrician? I didn’t realize that Miranda Kerr was beautiful, procreating with Orlando Bloom and an OB/GYN! Holy shit, talk about having it all. Wait! Miranda Kerr, you are not an obstetrician? You are just a woman who...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Jul 9, 2012

What Might Have Been~ Being Home

  Being Home; Where the Heart Is Being Home ~ I’m sure many of you who read this blog regularly have been wondering where the hell I have been. Life’s been incredibly busy lately. I know, you are all playing your tiny little violins...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 18, 2012


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