** The revolving door of kids, dirt, and craziness must mean it's FINALLY Summer.
** Moms should get a cut of all lemonade stand profits.
** And somebody totally…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 14, 2013 at 7:06pm — No Comments
Starting when Hana was a toddler, I’ve raised her to be very polite and respectful. Hana always uses please and thank you, excuses herself from the table, and asks before taking. Her teachers constantly rave about how obedient and helpful she is in school. I beam when people tell me how well behaved she is and how amazing her manners are. There had been no…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on June 5, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments
** I don't know where I am or what I'm supposed to be doing.
** Insomnia wants to be my BFF.
** My kids have mentally checked out for the summer, which will make the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 31, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments
** Surprisingly, a quiet house kinda creeps me out.
** Mother Nature is a ruthless Bitch with a capital "B".
** "The Great Gatsby" was unfortunately not all that great.
** I would get lost inside a cardboard box. (No, seriously, how do I get out of this thing?)
** Grown men fighting in a bar is the…Continue
In my last post, I mentioned a guy I had been seeing who is in the Army, and I’m sure you’ve been waiting for the story. Let’s call this guy Captain America. I just want you to note that I always nickname guys that I date. I don’t start using…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 21, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments
About a week ago, I wrote about a guy I quickly fell for and had every intention of posting it. Unfortunately, things changed just as quickly. First of all, I cannot stress enough how instantly we clicked and how completely enamored we were with each other. Anyway, he got some news that he had to leave for a while because he’s in the military. As bad of a…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 21, 2013 at 11:34am — No Comments
** Mother's Day should really be Mother's Weekend.
** My brain is on MAJOR end-of-the-school-year overload.
** Warm weather just makes ya wanna eat ice…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 17, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments
I read a lot of Mother's Day blogs and articles online yesterday, and one article was about the pressure to be the perfect mom. Moms are not even willing to admit to the every day silly mistakes that all parents make anymore, because no mom wants to expose herself to the criticism and scorn from the other "perfect" parents. Back in the day, you could screw up occasionally and admit it without fear of universal…Continue
Added by grayhairedmom on May 14, 2013 at 7:18pm — No Comments
** Cramps and mammograms are just two of the many perks (*ahem*) of being a woman.
** I'd rather be a wrinkled mess than pull out an iron.
** Kids and husbands have very selective hearing.
** Getting in bed early to read a book didn't kill me after all.
** Paying your offspring to do things you don't wanna…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 10, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Even though I’m a mother myself, I’ve always knows Mother’s Day to be focused around my mother and typically include the four F’s of Mother’s Day: faith, family, food and flowers. This Mother’s Day, however, will be a little different. My mom is on vacation and living up her retirement, rightfully so, but she won’t be around for actual Mother’s Day. My brother and I…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 7, 2013 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Exercising regularly was definitely high up on my list of goals when I got divorced. It was yet another way to get myself out of rock bottom. Before Hana was born, I went to the gym 4 or 5 days a…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 7, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments
After I started getting myself together after my divorce, it came the time when I was ready to start dating again. It had been almost a decade since I was out there so I was obviously clueless. Luckily, I had great friends to support me. A girlfriend of mine convinced me to try online dating and gave me a few pointers before I jumped in. She warned me that…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 7, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Budgeting and finances are things that everyone should be thinking about, but it is especially hard for single moms. After Successful Single Moms Need Help Too, I knew I needed to find a way to help myself. I carried away some hefty…Continue
Added by Eva Cornejo on May 7, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 4, 2013 at 12:08am — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 2, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments
I am starting a new weekly post called "Yo Mama Monday" where I profile amazing moms, or I let them do the writing. This is a great way to promote your new business or any local organizations you run, or work with. Please read my blog post below and feel free to visit me at from house parties to housewife or e-mail me at email@example.com.…Continue
Added by Amanda Branham on April 29, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments
** My son isn't afraid to run a song straight into the ground.
** Neither time nor cheese is on my side.
** If answering questions was a high-paying job, I'd be…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 26, 2013 at 5:46pm — No Comments
** Spilled wine is WAY worse than spilled milk.
** The DMV is truly a vast sea of weirdness.
** Turning 29 again wasn't so bad after…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 19, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments
Added by Joyce Brewer on April 17, 2013 at 2:39pm — No Comments
It's hard to believe that ten whole years have passed since I was squeezing my legs together like a freaking vice so my twins wouldn't be born on my birthday. Yep, call me crazy, but I did NOT wanna have to share the same b-day as my kiddos. I mean, seriously, moms get so few days of recognition as it is!…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 17, 2013 at 12:14pm — No Comments