The Glorious Train Wreck Mom

This is a safe space for all train wrecks. Except here, we don't give you a puppy and a latte. We give you sarcasm and humor.

You know that saying. The one that says to take care of yourself or you’ll be forced to. Yeah. That ain’t no joke. Back in November my vision was getting blurry. Ok. Blurrier. I had an eye appointment so no worries. I say no worries for someone who is filled with worry. Any who. The …

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Today, I’m giving you a chapter of my book “Platitudes of Gratitude.” If you like it, and want to read the rest of it, you can pick it up here Let’s face it, people, I am screwed in the zombie apocalypse. I would die without the creature comforts of modern living. My whole day focuses …

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2020 has sucked beyond all knowing. Who can blame a trainwreck for wanting to escape into a good book? I’m here to give you my recommendations for escaping the Pre Apocalyptic times we have found ourselves in. A Fresh Kill, A Sweet Death, and A Crafty Crime by Eryn Scott. I loved this book series. …

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It’s tough trying to keep positive with the world burning around us. As moms, we want to protect our babies from the horrors of 2020. All the fake cheeriness can take its toll on our faces and mental health. A lot of people think of positive affirmations as mantras you repeat 100s of time while …

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Let me tell you about music. That shit is powerful. It affects our mood. A song brings back memories. It transport us across time and distance. We all have those songs that trigger memories for us. “Good morning, beautiful” was the song I heard when I woke up with my daughter our first night home …

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With what time?

The Glorious Train Wreck Mom

6 am? Are you kidding me? I wake up at 5 and it’s a miracle I get coffee, walk the dog and a mile, and scroll through Facebook by time i have to get dressed at 7. This is exhausting just reading it. I can’t imagine actually putting this much effort into just existing. People …

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What about homeschooling am I grateful for? Homeschooling was a completely foreign concept to me when I lived in Philly. I never even heard of it until I moved to Missouri. There were only two options when it came to school that I knew of: public and private. When I moved out to Springfield I …

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You may have found yourself asking, “Why did she pick Glorious Train Wreck Mom?” Well, it’s simple really. My life is a train wreck. Let me define. A train is just trying its best to get from one place to another. Safely. On time. But sometimes, things don’t go according to plan. There are delays, …

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That’s me. I’m the Glorious Train Wreck Mom. You can call me Jen. And if you’re new here welcome. You might be wondering – what is a train wreck mom? Simply put, train wreck moms are not the Pinterest perfect mom. We are not tiger moms. We are not helicopter moms. Despite our best efforts, …

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