Category Archives: Life

“Mom, I Think You’re The Tooth Fairy”

It was a battle of wits last night in my home. The Tooth Fairy versus an insatiably curious and inquisitive 8-year-old who doubts her very existence. My son has only lost four teeth. Last night was a big milestone; his … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Hurricane Mommy

Grocery stores love Mother Nature when she acts up. So, I am in the midst of preparing for a hurricane. Are you jealous? My son is two-years-old, and this is his second hurricane. We were without power for nearly one … Continue reading

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Dear Jodi?

I just got a perplexing letter from a reader. I nearly fell off my chair. Who am I kidding? I hit the ground hard–with a big fat thud courtesy of my lingering post-preggo poundage. (Sidebar: cheers to Christina Applegate, who … Continue reading

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Google: Friend or Foe?

Freaking Google. It’s a frenemy to us Mommies, don’t you think? I have been MIA on Mommy Dish for awhile (not like me–I am sorry I suck right now). But, no worries, I can give you a recap on my … Continue reading

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Eeeeeek! EEE!

There are 50 cities and 301 towns in Massachusetts. Six are grappling with an outbreak of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE )-infected mosquitoes, and one is at the epicenter of it all. By now, you must know I attract drama. I … Continue reading

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Anal-Retentive, Greasy-Haired Prom Queen with a Southern Belle Twist

Somehow, I’ve morphed into an anal-retentive, greasy-haired prom queen with a southern belle twist in anticipation of my departure to Puerto Rico. I am driving everyone insane…everyone, except for me. All’s good in my little warped world. Let me give … Continue reading

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Bye Bye, Baby

You know something major is happening in my life when I don’t sleep all night, and I break out my cookie cutters at the crack of dawn. Oh, and when I make sure my makeup is prom-perfect before I leave … Continue reading

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SAHM Fess Up

Nineteen more days. That’s all the time I have left as a SAHM. I am ripe and ready to fess up about the past two years, don’t you think? – I use my sunglasses as a headband on bad hair … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Hot, Hot, Hot!

Scott and I took two teenagers (Ashley and her friend–hangin’ with us alone would damage her rep, ya know?) and a toddler to the beach in 100-degree heat. What were we thinking? We started out by stuffing the car with … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Case of Porn Star Knees

I never expected porn star knees two years after having a baby. A belly that requires a spray painted six-pack? Sure. An hourglass figure that looks more like a wine glass? Of course. But porn star knees? Are you effing … Continue reading

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