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.

Bobbing for apples isn’t always the best Halloween game. Especially if you have very small children. Here are some ideas for the smallest trick or treaters to have fun at your Halloween party. One of my all time favorites is Pin the whatever on the whatever. Let me explain. Pin the wart on the witch. Pin …

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Summer is rough on moms and kids. It’s estimated that 1 in 4 kids is going to need medical attention for something over the course of the summer. I have 4 kids. Are you kidding me?! The last thing I need is a call saying my one of my chuckle heads is at the hospital. …

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Summer is in full swing. And you’ve already exhausted every free activity in your area. What’s a mom to do? Make a routine that isn’t routine. Madness, I know. A routine is for the school year. Summer is for relaxing and chilling out and letting their brains turn to mush. How’s that working for you? …

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You have to scream to get anyone to listen to you!! This seems to be a universal mom thing. No one seems to listen or pay attention to you until you turn into a stark, raving lunatic. Then, they all stand around and try to figure out why the men in the white jackets are …

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Us. A year ago. Things are different now. Hair. Height. Jobs. People who live with us. Mental health. But one thing that has never changed is my love for this kid. Kid. That’s funny. Technically, she’s still a kid. And she does some kid things like watch goofy things, forget to do the dishes, and …

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Spider web painting This involves real webs. It’s a great way to teach kids about the difference in spiders and their webs. That’s because each spider has a different kind of web for its needs, funnel webs, trap doors, and such. That’s how they’re classified, too, by the types of webs they spin. How cool is that? …

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Moms judge each other pretty harshly. But they judge themselves even more so. We hold ourselves to such a high standard. Sometimes, impossibly high. I have something you should hear. This is to the mom hiding in her bathroom or bedroom or car. I see you. I see you needing just 5 minutes to cry, …

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There is so much that I wish for. It’s hard admitting that because as humans, moms in particular, are trained to believe wanting things is greedy and selfish. We’re taught to take care of everyone else before us. I’ve even seen infographics on Facebook that put women/wives/moms last in a hierarchy. God then husband then …

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I just read a post that has me bawling. It was simple and heartfelt and it addressed the one thing moms always wonder. Do I make a difference? So many days, as a stay at home mom, you wonder if anyone notices. You start to think that it’s only noticed when you don’t do it. …

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