When you grow up, you must come home and visit Mommy. And you must bring her hugs. And also vodka. Image: Thinkstock.

Absurd Things You Say To Your Kids

“Don’t talk to strangers. Unless they resemble George Clooney and have a steady job at Microsoft. In that case, give them Mommy’s number, or just Read...
Kira Jane Buxton    |   07.26.16   |   SHARE
"When you’re wearing your belly-covering guitar, people will think you’re a real cool rock lady who spends the time when she’s not writing songs totally probably going to the gym." Image: Thinkstock

13 Totally Practical Ways To Camouflage Your Problem Midriff This Summer

It’s summer, and if there’s one thing we can be sure of, it’s that you’re disgusting. You think you can just stuff any old body into a bathing suit? Read...
Emily McCombs    |   07.21.16   |   SHARE
Instagram: IT’S NATIONAL DONUT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Image: Joni Edelman.

An Imagined Conversation With Instagram

Instagram: Don’t eat it though, just hold it. With a stiff, outstretched arm in front of a whimsical mural on a decaying brick wall. Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   07.12.16   |   SHARE
Third Child Party Favors: My favor to you was providing booze and grilled meats. Image: Thinkstock.

To My Third Son On His First Birthday: I'm Sorry

My first child’s milestones were elaborately marked, photographed, and celebrated with much fanfare... My third child however? Not so much. His first Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   07.5.16   |   SHARE
I'm more intrigued (and somewhat amused) by the signs of aging that seem to have suddenly hit like a ton of bricks than I am bummed out about them. Image: Thinkstock

8 Ways Aging Has Crept Up On Me That I'm Weirdly OK With

I'm proud to be where I'm at in life, even if it means spending more time buying bunion-cushioning shoe inserts and various vitamin supplements than Read...
Jennifer Lea Reynolds    |   06.29.16   |   SHARE
Motherhood brings with it many occupational hazards. Image: Thinkstock.

A Million Mom Steps That Have To Happen In Order To Watch Freaking TV

Now, I would love to sit down and watch a movie without interruptions as well. But alas, motherhood brings with it many occupational hazards. Read...
Christine Lometti    |   06.7.16   |   SHARE
This diet is for those who need a chewing and digestion intervention — we’ve all been there.

Nigiri For Your No-No Hole & Other Highly Effective Diets

[CN: diets, not eating (both satirical)] So, you’ve tried every diet out there. You are fed up — and often barely fed at all. The South Beach Diet, Read...
Kira Jane Buxton    |   05.12.16   |   SHARE
Netflix and antisocial or party and spleen fire?? CHOICES.

How To Be Social When You'd Rather Set Your Spleen On Fire

Nobody panic. Put down the Skippy-dipped churro. Take another look the invitation and double-check that it’s for tonight. It is? Are you SURE? Read...
Kira Jane Buxton    |   03.31.16   |   SHARE