Funniest Moms on the Internet, Volume 5

The funniest mom blogs on the internet in one place! - @toulousentonic

It’s time for the next edition of my roundup of the funniest mom blogs I’ve read lately. I’ve been running around the internet collecting the most hilarious posts for you and here are the ones that stood out in the blooming month of May (and June because … slow). Find a seat in the shade and get to […]

Expecting Your Second Child And Freaking Out The First One Will Suffer?

Expecting your second child and freaking out that the first one will suffer? It's more common than you think.

I found this unpublished post that I wrote right after Meyer came home from the NICU four years ago and I have no idea why I never published it. I suspect it has something to do with 5-7 doctor appointments per week at the time but anyway, I read it and remembered so clearly the […]

I Finally Got A Little Balance In My Life

I finally got a little Balance in my life and boy does it taste good - @toulousentonic

When my husband is out of town (which happens often) and I inherit all the responsibilities that come with two young kids, a dog, a house and, well, life, I pretty much always lose it by the 3rd day. I start off strong on day one. I’m running the kids around, I’m picking up the […]

The new book “I Just Want To Be Perfect” is Here at Last!

I Just Want To Be Perfect - and boy, did I fail

Just in time for your summer “lock yourself in the bathroom” reading time comes the next in the New York Times Best-Selling series, “I Just Want To Be Perfect.” 37 stories about trying to be perfect as wives, mothers, women, people…and failing miserably. Thank goodness there’s so much laughter in the failing. Especially for you. I […]

Genius Tricks to Take the Stress Out Of Family Photos

Genius Trick for Taking The Stress out of Family Photo Shoots

I recently learned a GENIUS TRICK to take the stress out of family photo shoots. Why is this important? Because taking family photos is always a trigger for someone, right? I’m not sure what it is, but somebody always freaks out and starts a fight, which sets you up for some not-so-good pictures. Sometimes the […]

Honest Wine Labels for Teachers

Honest Wine Labels for Teachers - @toulousentonic

Teachers are heroes. They put up with our children all year long. Some are harder to put up with than others. Ahem, I may or may not be talking about mine. I have the urge to take my kids’ teachers a bottle of wine every single time I see them. I just feel like they’ve […]

Teacher Gifts That Suck

Teacher Gifts That Suck - and what you should get instead from someone with 25 years of experience - @toulousentonic

Mike is back and for the first time ever, I think he truly wants to help you. I think Mike is here in an altruistic capacity. On a mission, if you will — to help you NOT SUCK. In particular, he wants you to not suck in teacher gift-giving. And he knows what sucks. He’s […]

Be The Reading Mom Who Slays

Be the reading mom who slays with these 3 can't miss books - @toulousentonic

If you’re a parent, chances are you’re gonna end up being required lucky enough to go read to your child’s class at some point during the preschool or elementary years. The first time I was “lunch mom,” which is what they call it at my 8yo’s school (too close to Lunch Lady for my taste), […]

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