Tag Archives: Funny Mommy

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August 11, 2016 | No comments yet

14 Thoughts I Have Watching the Rio 2016 Olympics

in Holiday/Seasonal, Humor, Me Time

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. I’m loving the Olympics in Rio. Here are some thoughts I’ve had while joining the rest of America in our favorite pastime, watching television. I should be DVRing this. Could I record…

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July 31, 2016 | No comments yet

The Five Year Plan (For My Son)

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

He’s been in my life for five years. It was love at first sight. In the beginning, he was perfect. So attentive. All he wanted to do was to lie around in bed with me. As the weeks ticked by,…

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Simply Cleaning and More

May 26, 2016 | 1 comment

Stop Cleaning Your House!

in Get More Time, Home Organizing

Simply Cleaning & More…
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2927 Perrysville Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15214
Please call to set up a FREE quote.

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May 24, 2016 | No comments yet

The Tooth Fairy Doesn’t Work on Sundays

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

“The Tooth Fairy doesn’t work on Sunday night,” I told my six-year-old this morning at 7AM sharp once he pulled the plastic baggy out from under his pillow. I stared in horror. It still contained the tooth that he’d lost a full 24-hours earlier.

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April 13, 2016 | 1 comment

Worst End-of-the-School-Year Mom

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

If you refuse to buy your kids new pants even though they are way too short because you know they’ll be wearing shorts in a few more days, then you are an end-of-the-school-year mom. Also, this is totally what I’m wearing to preschool drop-off. I’m the mom in the middle smoking a cig showing off my belly.

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April 8, 2016 | No comments yet

On Becoming a Writer

in Me Time

I allowed my husband to go a men-only ski trip with a bunch of middle-aged neighbors as long as he promised to tell me everything in an effort to gather material. He broke his collarbone on the slopes, rendering him one-armed for six weeks, and gave me only the tiniest morsels of gossip. Boy, did that plan backfire on me.

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March 24, 2016 | No comments yet

#AmWriting #HuffPost

in Me Time

#AmWriting20 Signs You’ve Become a Work-From-Home Parent
I Never Let my Son Win
Jagged Little Pill: 20 Years Later and I’m Still Angry


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March 16, 2016 | No comments yet

A Letter to the Residents of the South Seas Towers

in Family Travel, Kid Time

I understand that you like it to be quiet around your swimming pool. I understand that you’ve already scolded my mother, of retirement age herself, for using her cell phone at the pool instead of observing the quiet rules. A brief phone conversation by a 70-year-old lady is going to be a refreshing Spring picnic compared to the havoc that my children are going to wreak at the pool. In other words, you’ve seen nothing yet.

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March 11, 2016 | No comments yet

Week In Review

in Me Time

I’ve been branching out into lifestyle pieces recently in addition to the parenting subjects. My articles aren’t just for moms anymore. I’ve had another busy week, getting three posts published (two on the Huffington Post #HuffPost and one on Traveling Mom #TMOM):

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March 5, 2016 | No comments yet

Carissa Howard on the Huffington Post

in Me Time

My blog was featured on the Huffington Post this past week. Not once, but three different articles. In case you missed it, here they are, along with my bio:

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