Reshaping Makayla: Part 1

Makayla went to get her Doc Band today.........more

A Day in the Life of a 2 Year Old

Hi.I'm E, Frantic Mama's 2 year-old daughter.  That's me, in the picture there.  I was riding my brother's McQueen car around the basement this morning while it was still dark outside.  FAST!  Really, really fast.  In circles.   ...more

Living in the Moment, One Bite at a Time

I have been trying to live in the moment, if you’ll forgive the cliché. I’ve been attempting to be more mindful for some time now. I’m getting better at it, but it is (ironically) slow going. I’ve focused on two things recently that have had an interesting impact: eating and meditation....more

I Don't Want Your Ugly Old Stuff

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I just had my third baby a few months ago, and I'm being overwhelmed by my friends dropping off hand-me-downs. ...more
1. It's yours now you can do what you want 2. It is quite possible she had the same thing done ...more

Building a Breastfeeding Relationship: Ariana’s Story

by Ariana Powers...more

Mom In A Movie?

The great paradox of motherhood in America is that it is so often praised, so little valued, and so actively punished....more

To the Mom Doubting Her Vaccine Doubts

There are a lot of loud, angry voices in the vaccine debate. If you are fully convinced that vaccines do more harm than good, this post isn't for you (and I have zero desire to engage in a debate on this issue). This is for the parent out there who is struggling with a little shadow of doubt. I have chosen to share my perspective on the issue, and my story is one of a changed mind. ...more
I read this the other day and felt compelled to return to comment. I don't speak for anyone but ...more

Don't Rush It

Have you ever caught yourself thinking “I can’t wait until she can just_____.”Most of us have. I can’t wait until she smiles at me. I can’t wait until he starts eating solid food. I can’t wait until he sleeps through the night.Have you ever caught yourself thinking “I can’t believe she is ______ already.” ...more

Anybody really know what time it is? Anybody really care?

The whole time-space continuum goes into bizarro mode once you have a baby....more

Some Days I Am A Bad Mom

Some Days I’m A Bad MomPosted on January 27, 2015by The Pinte...more