Katherine Hedland Hansen is a formerly stressed out working mom who is now working for herself, spending more time with her son and writing what she really wants to keep from being a regular stressed out mom. She blogs about things that make you laugh, think, and feel at and spends her free time keeping up with her active 9-year-old son and trying to keep their puppy from destroying the house. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook!

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Your Facebook Photos Are Grossing Me Out

My Facebook feed was flooded with pictures of sh*t this morning. Literally. Am I the only one who doesn’t want to see poop or pus on my social media?
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   07.31.17 12am   |   SHARE
Little talks over time are better than one, big sitdown.

Why I Won’t Have “The Talk” With My Preteen Son

I know a lot of parents struggle with how to have these uncomfortable conversations. My friends and I have talked — and laughed — about our boys’ questions and the approaches to them. Some of them... Read...
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   12.7.16 12am   |   SHARE
 I completely lost it.

Why I Totally Lost My Sh*t In Front Of My Kid

Yelling, swearing, name calling, idle threats. Not my proudest mom moment, but I know a lot of you have been there too.
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   09.16.16 12am   |   SHARE
Even on our happiest days, you longed for your mom. Image: Thinkstock.

A Letter To My Stepdaughter

I always loved you. Even when you weren’t speaking to me. Even when you scratched my face out of a family picture. Even when you slammed the door and said, “You’re not my parent.” Even when we fought... Read...
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   05.18.16 12am   |   SHARE

No, I Will NOT Allow My Child To Play Grand Theft Auto.

The conversation began again with this employee. He told us it’s pretty much impossible to avoid the violence, sex, and profanity. “It’s really the worst game out there for kids,” he told me bluntly... Read...
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   04.13.16 12am   |   SHARE
It’s normal to get a little sick of each other once in a while — and that’s OK.

10 Things I’ve Learned From Being A Sudden Stay-At-Home Mom

When I found myself suddenly not working 50 hours a week, I had no idea what to do with myself. But as my family eased into this new normal and found our rhythm, I’ve figured out a few things.
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   03.4.16 2pm   |   SHARE