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Totally Gross Things They Insist On Showing On TV, That You Probably Don’t Even Care About Unless You Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

The part in the Dyson ad where they show you how the little cyclone things don’t ever lose suction, and make you look at computer-animated dust particles blowing around in a circle. Whatever meal deal is currently going down at KFC. Nope. I don’t care what you say — it’s gross. Steam coming off the […]

Descriptive Terms And Phrases For Mommybloggers You Might Consider Using Instead Of “Erudite”

squee-inducing homeschooling patronizing bad ass head-patting corporate-sponsored well-connected Southern Eastern Midwestern homewrecking Christian Christian home wrecking Mormon flirty Willing to do a sponsored post about toilet paper fun (!) OMG raging against the HFCS hoping to hear from Edelman soon (srsly — call me?) Glossary terms: erudite, Toyota kerfluffle Got a list to share? Here’s […]

Inspirational Conference Tweets Gone Wrong

“Choose discomfort over resentment. Unless you can choose comfort, because that is usually the most comfortable option.” “Those who’ve escaped shame choose rest over exhaustion as a status symbol, or if their credit score allows — a new Range Rover.” “Owning UR story & loving URself is the bravest thing U will do: leave the […]

Why Anybody Who Writes To Gwyneth Paltrow For Advice Gets Exactly What They Deserve

I’m having a hard time balancing my career with being a mother. I wonder whom I should look to for guidance. Oh! I know — Gwyneth Paltrow. After all, she and I have a ton in common: she’s an Oscar winning actress who is married to a rockstar, and I’m a delusional asshole! She probably […]

Confucius Say Calling Your Children “Garbage” Not Ever A Good Idea, Even If It Forces Them To Play Cello Like Yo Yo Ma

Here’s an ‘interesting’ article: “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.” The author, Amy Chua, is a Yale Law Professor, and has a book coming out this week on the topic of “Chinese” mothers and how they are superior to their Western counterparts, who are just weak namby pambys. People who aren’t, strictly speaking, “Chinese” include: American-born […]