• How Much Of A Role Does Privilege Play In Getting A COVID-19 Test? By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    HOW MUCH OF A ROLE DOES PRIVILEGE PLAY IN GETTING A COVID-19 TEST?

    Growing up as a young black girl, I was well aware of what it felt like and looked like to be treated less than. In my middle-class...

    Hospital, Face, Arm, Coronavirus, Social Issues, Brand-Safe
  • Everything We Know So Far About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    EVERYTHING WE KNOW SO FAR ABOUT MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

    What I remember most from the day the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, was the fear-for myself, for my family,...

    Hospital, Coronavirus, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    NEW YORK BUSINESSES CAN NOW DENY ENTRY TO PEOPLE WHO AREN'T WEARING MASKS

    Cuomo signed an executive order giving businesses the right to deny entry to shoppers who aren't wearing face masks Despite the fact...

    Face, Coronavirus, News
  • The CDC Has Issued A Warning About ‘Aggressive Rats' And 2020 Is Officially Trash By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    THE CDC HAS ISSUED A WARNING ABOUT ‘AGGRESSIVE RATS' AND 2020 IS OFFICIALLY TRASH

    We have all been balls of anxiety, worrying at every turn, since COVID-19 entered our lives. At first, I was concerned about keeping...

    Teeth, Food, Coronavirus, Brand-Safe
  • How To Truly Support LGBTQIA+ Folks During Pride Month By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    HOW TO TRULY SUPPORT LGBTQIA+ FOLKS DURING PRIDE MONTH

    Each year in June, we turn our attention to the LGBTQIA+ community and our month long Pride festivities. However, the pandemic has...

    Sport, Coronavirus, LGBTQ, Brand-Safe
  • My 6-Year-Old Had Multiple Cavities - And Not Because I Am A ‘Lazy Parent' By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    MY 6-YEAR-OLD HAD MULTIPLE CAVITIES - AND NOT BECAUSE I AM A ‘LAZY PARENT'

    My daughter was eating dinner -chicken, applesauce, and rice-when her tooth pain began. “I can't eat this,” she whined. “My mouth hurts,”...

    Teeth, Food, Health & Wellness, Kids, Brand-Safe
  • If You're Struggling To Understand White Privilege And Anti-Racism, This Artist Makes It So Easy By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING TO UNDERSTAND WHITE PRIVILEGE AND ANTI-RACISM, THIS ARTIST MAKES IT SO EASY

    My family and I have had many, many conversations about white privilege with others. We're a multiracial family committed to anti-racism...

    Mom, Social Issues, Brand-Safe
  • Your Next Quarantine Activity: Bacon S'mores By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    YOUR NEXT QUARANTINE ACTIVITY: BACON S'MORES

    S'mores season is upon us. In my house, we've always gotten creative with our layered treats. I'm a fan of using two peanut butter...

    Food, Brand-Safe
  • Black Moms Are Parenting Through Two Public Health Crises Right Now By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    BLACK MOMS ARE PARENTING THROUGH TWO PUBLIC HEALTH CRISES RIGHT NOW

    I'm outraged. I'm hurt. By my estimation, I have about 15 minutes to finish making dinner before one of my sons needs me to open, turn...

    Mom, Knees, Coronavirus, Social Issues, Brand-Safe
  • If I'm Calling You, You've Been Exposed To COVID-19 By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    IF I'M CALLING YOU, YOU'VE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19

    “I can't tell you who tested positive. I can only tell you approximately when you were exposed,” I say. “What? How am I supposed to...

    Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, Brand-Safe
  • From Cockroaches To Guinea Pigs, Folks Are Stepping Up To Care For Class Pets By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    FROM COCKROACHES TO GUINEA PIGS, FOLKS ARE STEPPING UP TO CARE FOR CLASS PETS

    My wife holds a dual role at our children's school here in Lebanon, Oregon. Part of her position is teaching gardening , while the...

    Coronavirus, Education, Brand-Safe
  • From The Looks Of It, Some A-Holes Think Coronavirus Is Gone By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    FROM THE LOOKS OF IT, SOME A-HOLES THINK CORONAVIRUS IS GONE

    My science-loving teenage son recently sent me a video about the science-y , mathematical magic of circles. I learned about roulettes,...

    Coronavirus, Brand-Safe
  • SJP Says All 3 Sanderson Sisters Are On Board For ‘Hocus Pocus 2' By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    SJP SAYS ALL 3 SANDERSON SISTERS ARE ON BOARD FOR ‘HOCUS POCUS 2'

    We need the sequel to ‘Hocus Pocus' now more than ever Hocus Pocus , the beloved 1993 Halloween classic that every millennial worth...

    Hospital, Entertainment, News
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    CNN REPORTER & CREW ARRESTED ON-AIR WHILE COVERING MINNEAPOLIS PROTESTS

    Minnesota police arrested a CNN reporter and his crew early this morning even after the reporter identified himself Early this morning,...

    Hands, News, Social Issues
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    1 IN 5 TEACHERS SAY THEY'RE LIKELY NOT RETURNING TO SCHOOL IN THE FALL

    Many teachers say they haven't been able to properly do their jobs during the pandemic Even if schools reopen in the fall - and that's...

    Child, Coronavirus, News
  • 8 Personalized Jewelry Pieces- So You Can Wear Baby's Name In Bling By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    8 PERSONALIZED JEWELRY PIECES- SO YOU CAN WEAR BABY'S NAME IN BLING

    You agonized for eons over your kids' names : Amelia or Emilia? Rowan or Roman?? And nothing makes you quite so proud as those adorable,...

    Baby, Fashion, Spotted, Affiliate
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    CATHERINE O'HARA'S AT-HOME AWARDS ACCEPTANCE SPEECH IS PERFECTION

    Catherine O'Hara proved with her acceptance speech why she deserves every award this season Schitt's Creek may be over (excuse us for...

    Entertainment, Trending
  • Twitter Places Warning On Trump Tweet For ‘Glorifying Violence' By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    TWITTER PLACES WARNING ON TRUMP TWEET FOR ‘GLORIFYING VIOLENCE'

    Trump tweeted about shooting protestors in Minneapolis. Twitter hid the tweet and warned readers that it “glorifies violence” Twitter...

    News, Politics
  • 8 Comfy Sandals To Help Busy Mamas Slide Into Summer By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    8 COMFY SANDALS TO HELP BUSY MAMAS SLIDE INTO SUMMER

    Memorial Day has come and gone and you know what that means. It's time to start dressing for hot girl summer 2.0. In reality, we know...

    Mom, Pedicure, Lifting, Fashion, Spotted, Affiliate
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 29, 2020

    IF YOUR MEMORY IS SH*T RIGHT NOW, THE PANDEMIC MIGHT BE TO BLAME

    Sometimes it manifests as a word that is right on the tip of my tongue, teasing at the edge of my memory. I can say what rhymes with...

    Brain, Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, Brand-Safe