November 2017 – the bad mom blog

Just a blog about being a mom and being mostly bad at it.

Month: November 2017

The bad mom Thanksgiving

The bad mom Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is such a weird ass holiday. Ya know. You just eat a bunch of traditional foods (that honestly kinda suck and are difficult to make) and then hang out with family and then nap. I enjoy a holiday that soely revolves around eating and […]

Tips from Experienced Moms: How to get your toddler to eat healthy food

Tips from Experienced Moms: How to get your toddler to eat healthy food

Guest post time! Beverly Chester wrote this post for me. We were friends in high school, grew up, had kids and have reconnected via social media (of course). She has all the makings of being a bad ass mom. She is a nutritionist for goodness […]

So, you wanna know what it’s really like having two kids?

So, you wanna know what it’s really like having two kids?

I have two kids. I know what it’s like now, but when I found out that I was pregnant a second time (oh shit. surprise!) and my son had only just turned 1 a few months ago, I was terrified. I couldn’t wrap my head around physically having two kids. Not just giving birth to another kid (which in itself was anxiety inducing) but also having two kids living in my house for the next 18+ years and keeping them BOTH alive. It seemed so impossible. How would I ever leave the house? How would we do a bedtime routine? What if (god forbid) my husband ever had to leave the house? I had my hands full 100% with one kid and was scared shitless.

Well, here we are. I’ve survived. Both my kids survived. And my husband and I both regularly get to leave the house.

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Fun Fact Friday – Donkey Vote

Fun Fact Friday – Donkey Vote

It’s fucking friday. Can you believe it? I love the feeling of being done with thinking critically and trying to sound smart. Now I get to be a silly nilly and play with my kids all weekend. I wanted to share a fun fact with […]

why do I not get to my desk until 9:15am?

why do I not get to my desk until 9:15am?

I work in the technology industry – in the actually technical part of the company. This means I work with 90% males. Also, it’s a start up type company, so the average age is like 26. My desk is surrounded by these single 20 something […]

an honest birth story – what really happens when you have to push a human out of your vag

an honest birth story – what really happens when you have to push a human out of your vag

Why is it “an honest” and not “a honest” since H is a consonant and not a vowel? The english language is so weird.

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7 easy ways to get your toddler to listen to you

7 easy ways to get your toddler to listen to you

Easy peasy

Hello bad moms – and other humans

Hello bad moms – and other humans

Hello — You can call me A. I’m here because I’m a bad mom. Okay, I’m not really sure what makes a “bad mom”, but I’m 100% sure I’m not a perfect mom. I read, follow, and obsess over all the perfect moms out there […]