Uncensored

TMI, mom stories, shower thoughts, off my chest

Biracial Families

A few months ago, there was a minor uproar in the US about a Cheerios commercial where some viewers were unhappy with the representation of a mixed ethnicity couple. I ran to YouTube, thinking there was something this couple was doing that must be offensive.…

Signing Out and Logging In

I didn’t consciously make any new year’s resolutions – the date was just a coincidence, but on December 31st I closed all of my social media accounts. As social media de-toxes are all the rage, it’s a pretty acceptable excuse. So when I failed to…

Blaming “Jealousy”

As a parent I am riddled with self-doubt, therefore prone to second-guessing and overanalyzing every new obstacle thrown at me on this parenting journey. Like most, my fundamental desire is to raise happy children with intrinsic hearts of gold. So when faced with tough situations,…

Surviving the Beginning of Marriage

I don’t let my daughter watch Disney Princess Fairytales. It’s not because I’m a feminist (which I am) or because I think she shouldn’t be watching TV (which I do) but because I don’t want her to grow up with a skewed belief that love…

Living La Vida Loca (IUD)

After having my second child, I decided I really didn’t want to have any more children until…well, indefinitely. Since I’m not really a fan of birth control pills I decided to explore the option of the intrauterine device (IUD). When I asked people about it,…