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CHOC Walk in the Park at Disneyland

CHOC Walk in the Park at Disneyland

I decisively made the decision to enter the nursing program at the local university I was attending in the Fall of 1996. I had just transferred to a university that was closer to home, and at the time, I was an English major on task […]

CTFD With The Essential Oils, Folks

CTFD With The Essential Oils, Folks

We get it… essential oils are fabulous. I mean, who doesn’t love diffusing a little lavender before bed? But if you’re a die-hard oil fanatic who tries to push your oilology on everyone you know, well… we need to have a talk. In case you’re […]

‘Experts’ Say You Should Have TWICE Your Salary Saved By 35, And Twitter Claps Back

‘Experts’ Say You Should Have TWICE Your Salary Saved By 35, And Twitter Claps Back

MarketWatch recently published an article called “Money Milestones: This is how your finances should look in your 30s,” in which it claims that everyone should have saved a year’s worth of salary by the age of 30. And by age 35, those savings should have […]

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Postpartum Anxiety

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Postpartum Anxiety

Being pregnant was great. Books, websites, and forums existed for any and every topic I could imagine. They detailed every step of the process so the mom-to-be felt prepared for everything. As a person with anxiety, I found comfort in the millions of pages of […]

This Video Captures What Life Is Really Like With A Newborn

This Video Captures What Life Is Really Like With A Newborn

Newborn: a tiny human that resembles a loaf of bread — if that loaf of bread could scream and had no control over any of its bodily functions. Those first hours and days with a newborn are often a blur of tears (both yours and […]

What It’s Really Like To Struggle With Hair Loss

What It’s Really Like To Struggle With Hair Loss

“I hate myself,” I wrote. “All I’ve been able to think about for the past two weeks is my hair. I hate how it’s consuming me. Like my hair loss, I feel like my self-pity is unstoppable. I am a monster to my children. I […]

Only Half Of Your Friends Actually Like You

Only Half Of Your Friends Actually Like You

As parents, it seems friendships are harder to maintain than ever. Even worse? A study from 2016 revealed that only about 50 percent of your friendships are actually real friends. That means half of the people you consider a friend probably don’t feel the same about […]

Why We Need To Talk To Our Kids About LGBTQ Issues Early On

Why We Need To Talk To Our Kids About LGBTQ Issues Early On

“Uncle Chris, is she your girlfriend?” Suddenly I felt like I did before I was out of the closet. How is it that I, who have been out of the closet for 10 years, who’s life is dedicated to LGBTQ advocacy work, have a six-year-old […]

Scary Mommy Confessional: Mommy Me Time

Scary Mommy Confessional: Mommy Me Time

It’s another unforgettable Scary Mommy Confessional. And it’s secrets so juicy that we may need to place these ladies into “Mommy Witness Protection.” Learn how to stage the perfect bathroom escape from the kids and how to maximize bathtime with this essential guide to finding […]

My Life Is Harder Than My Husband’s

My Life Is Harder Than My Husband’s

My life is harder than my husband’s. There, I said it. Sure he works, and has to deal with superiors and subordinates and the delicate nuances of military hierarchy. He sometimes gets caught in a tricky dental surgery that ends up taking double the time […]