Sunday Confession: I Farted at a College Level Debate

I couldn’t resist this week’s Sunday Confession writing prompt: Fart. Who doesn’t like a good fart story? When I was in college, I was the ultimate nerd ....more

New Wearable Tech for the SAHM that Will Blow Your Mind

Do you ever wish that you had a coach to help you through those mom moments where you’re about to lose your shit? Wearable tech to remind you to control your breathing and calm the fuck down?... [[ This is a content summary only ....more

What’s that Spot? Business Attire for the Working Mom

As a working mom, I often leave the house with crumbs, stains, hand prints and even bodily fluids on my clothing. It’s taken a while to get used to the ick…but sometimes my co-workers have trouble with it. I’m at Sammiches and Psych Meds today discussing how to handle “work wear” when you’re a working mom ....more

The Grandmother Diaries – Memories and Deaths

Two days ago, I found out that one of my favorite Great Aunt Jill had died. Her husband, my Nan’s brother, died while I was bursting pregnant with my eldest. I realized as I received the news of Jill, I have no actual memories of my uncle, even though he survived to my thirtieth year ....more

#1000Speak – Listen to your Children with Compassion

Listen. It’s such a simple word. An anagram for silent ....more

The Faces of Liv

I’ve been more honest on my blog than I’ve ever been with most people involved in my life. But at the same time, the “face” of Liv is a lie – I don’t use my real name, or my children’s names – and I blur some facts about me – to protect us. I’d love for you to come over and see my post at the Sisterwives about it – and I encourage you to comment and tell me what you think ....more

Featured Post: Is Left-Bias Right?

As a left-hander, I’ve been up against a right handed world since birth. Everything, from driving, to writing, to opening a can is made difficult by right-biased engineering. August 13 was International Left Handers Day – read more about Right Bias on Sammiches and Psych Meds ....more

Couple Who Never Wanted Children Makes Shocking Announcement

Are you a couple who decided not to have children? Or maybe you’re newly married. Or maybe you’ve been newly married before ....more

Couple Who Never Wanted Children Makes Shocking Announcement

Are you a couple who decided not to have children? Or maybe you’re newly married. Or maybe you’ve been newly married before ....more

Am I Selfish? The Mom and the Selfie Stick

Today I’m over at Sammiches and Psych Meds questioning whether my new purchase is turning me into a Kardaschian. Follow Live by Surprise on...more