Be a Great Sports Parent!

I'm a firm believer that youth sports provide a platform for learning many life lessons. Sports programs, for the most part, help young minds grow, expand, and develop kids' confidence and talents. ...more

We Need to Change the Conversation About Parents Murdering Disabled Children

Michigan parent Kelli Stapleton recently pled guilty to poisoning her autistic teen daughter Issy. According to police reports, Kelly lured Issy into a van, "drugged her, lit the grills and left the van to get more charcoal while her sleeping ...more

Get the Most Out of Parent-Teacher Conferences This Year

Even though school has just started for some, Parent-Teacher conferences are just around the corner. Here are some tips that you can use as a parent to have a more effective parent-teacher conference. As a teacher, I loved this time of the year. ...more

Does Your Life End When You Become a Mother?

Last week was quiet. Like freaky quiet. The house was calm. There were no slamming doors or elephant-like stampedes down the stairs or shouts of "Get out of my room NOW!" No one complained about someone else breathing their air or farting in their ...more

Our Teens Have a Drinking Problem...

My family is drowning. Specifically, my kids. I would like to save them, but I fear I am just making the situation worse. Anyway, they haven’t asked for my help but instead continue to want more. “Mom, can you buy more vitaminwater? I like the ...more

How Do I Tell My Mom Her House Reeks?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I hate to visit my mom's house because it reeks of animals. She has two cats and a dog, and I think she keeps it clean, but it still smells. How do I tell her this?Signed,My Mom's Living In a Litter Box Credit Image: Sibel on Flickr Dear My Mom's Living In a Litter Box,...more

A Disaster Just Waiting to Happen: Jet Lag, Chocolate-Covered Coffee Beans and Excited Kids

This “Mistake of the Week” involves chocolate-covered coffee beans and blood, so if either of these make you squeamish, consider yourself warned. The Mistake Part 1: The Coffee Bean Wins ...more

What Ramen Noodles Taught Me

I recently got to introduce my son to one of my favorite college food staples: Ramen Noodles. I watched him marveling at the length of the noodles, giggling as he dangled ribbons of noodles over his mouth, waiting to catch them and slurp them up in one go, and I couldn't help but join in his excitement. It wasn't long before I was sharing noodles with my son, trying to catch individual noodles in my mouth, each of us pulling random noodles from the bowl, trying to see who could get the longest and squiggliest on each attempt. Oh, how we laughed! ...more

Health Updates

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Favorite Pinterest Pages

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My Jamberry Promotion!!!

I joined Jamberry nail wraps at the very end of March of this year and have slowly been moving up the ranks. I was concentrating mostly on selling the wraps because I love them so much. Building a team never crossed my mind ....more

Fall Crafts for Kids

The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Fall with Kids: Crafts, Books, and Recipes for Autumn Playtime Fun! This collection of Fall crafts for kids is made up of posts from...more

I'm Frugal When it Comes To.....

I’m Frugal When it Comes To……{Image from Green Mom}...more

Racing Updates You Missed Because You Don’t Know How Twitter Works

If you can’t tell, I created all of the titles for the past week of blog posts really late at night while enjoying my new love, lemon ginger radler. But I am standing by them. #seoshitshow "Hey Bruton, why don't you play with the tracks you already have?" - Dan trying to keep Ada from building a 5th living room race track — Beth Wagner (@bethanew) August 2, 2014 The bulk of the racing action takes place on our living room floor these days ....more

How Do I Tell My Mom Her House Reeks?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I hate to visit my mom's house because it reeks of animals. She has two cats and a dog, and I think she keeps it clean, but it still smells. How do I tell her this?Signed,My Mom's Living In a Litter Box Credit Image: Sibel on Flickr Dear My Mom's Living In a Litter Box,...more

8 Weeks Pregnant: What it Feels Like This Time Around

With my previous pregnancies – especially in the beginning – I would sometimes forget that I was pregnant. Just a slip of the mind, I didn’t always feel pregnant, so I just…didn’t always remember that I was pregnant....more

heavy heart

My heart is heavy this morning. One of my dearest friends lost her little 2 1/2 year old girl suddenly yesterday. I woke up and can't imagine what she is feeling this morning ....more

I May Never Have Kids & I Need to Be Ok With That

Guest Post By: Anonymous with intro by Her 30’sIntro...more