• Let's All Take A Moment To Be Thankful We're Not Sitting In This Traffic By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    LET'S ALL TAKE A MOMENT TO BE THANKFUL WE'RE NOT SITTING IN THIS TRAFFIC

    Aerial footage shows bumper-to-bumper traffic ahead of Thanksgiving in L.A. If you were driving into our out of Los Angeles last night,...

    Massage, News
  • Here's The Trailer For ‘The Secret Life Of Pets 2' Without Louis CK's Dumb Voice By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    HERE'S THE TRAILER FOR ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2' WITHOUT LOUIS CK'S DUMB VOICE

    This trailer already has us dying to see The Secret Life of Pets 2 Pet lovers everywhere delighted over The Secret Life of Pets , the...

    News
  • I'm Done Having Parties At Our House, And Here's Why By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    I'M DONE HAVING PARTIES AT OUR HOUSE, AND HERE'S WHY

    We did it for years: a combination double-birthday-party and Halloween extravaganza at our house. See, I have two sons two years and...

    Food, Face, Living
  • 7 Reasons I Love Kids' Rough Play - And How I Make Sure It's Safe By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    7 REASONS I LOVE KIDS' ROUGH PLAY - AND HOW I MAKE SURE IT'S SAFE

    My husband, Ryan, had just dropped off our three-year-old at preschool- the same preschool where I used to teach and now sit on the...

    Drop, Brain, Baby, Elementary Years, Pre-Schoolers
  • 13 Gifts For The Book Lover In Your Life By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    13 GIFTS FOR THE BOOK LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

    What do you buy a kid who loves to read? Well, books, obviously. But we came up with a bunch of other ideas too. Between comfy reclining...

    Hands, Child, Scary Mommy Loves
  • 5 Things Parents Of A Preemie Are Probably Feeling By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    5 THINGS PARENTS OF A PREEMIE ARE PROBABLY FEELING

    When my son was born at 28 weeks gestation, my husband and I were completely unprepared. Being a first time mother and having a perfectly...

    Pregnancy, Plan, Hospital, Child, Babies, The Motherhood Experience
  • This Annoying Name-Shortening Habit Needs To Stop By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    THIS ANNOYING NAME-SHORTENING HABIT NEEDS TO STOP

    Imagine it: You've thought of the absolute best baby name. The one that goes perfectly with baby's last name, the one that pays perfect...

    Child, Baby, Living
  • 15 Gifts for Picky Preschoolers By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    15 GIFTS FOR PICKY PRESCHOOLERS

    Preschoolers are neat, aren't they? We never know when they'll “forget to make it in time” to the potty. They refuse to nap and then...

    Hands, Food, Child, Pre-Schoolers, Scary Mommy Loves
  • Moms Are Tired AF Superheroes Who Need Help By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MOMS ARE TIRED AF SUPERHEROES WHO NEED HELP

    A mother's work is never done. This old cliché is as tired as you are, mama, but I'm guessing you feel its truth to the very marrow...

    Sleep, Mom, The Motherhood Experience
  • Why My Child Won't Be Sitting On Santa's Lap This Year By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    WHY MY CHILD WON'T BE SITTING ON SANTA'S LAP THIS YEAR

    Well, bah humbug. Right? You thought it. I might have thought it recently too. This is our fourth year of Christmases with kids, and...

    Child, The Holiday Season
  • 12 Gifts For Your Newly Divorced Friend By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    12 GIFTS FOR YOUR NEWLY DIVORCED FRIEND

    You might know someone who has recently ended their marriage. Whether they are jumping for joy, or feel like they're emotionally wrecked,...

    Sleep, Hands, Arm, Gift Guide, Scary Mommy Loves
  • 10 Gifts For The Hipster New Dad In Your Life By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    10 GIFTS FOR THE HIPSTER NEW DAD IN YOUR LIFE

    Dads can be difficult to shop for. Hipster dads can be even more difficult to shop for, because hipsters. But don't worry, we've got...

    Teeth, Hair, Baby, Sleep, Gift Guide, Scary Mommy Loves
  • CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Due To E.Coli Outbreak By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    CDC SAYS ROMAINE LETTUCE IS NOT SAFE TO EAT DUE TO E.COLI OUTBREAK

    Just go ahead and throw away all of the romaine lettuce - all of it The Centers for Disease Control is warning consumers about a fresh...

    Hospital, News
  • My Baby Turned Five, And I Have All The Feels By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    MY BABY TURNED FIVE, AND I HAVE ALL THE FEELS

    My baby turned five yesterday. Five years ago, I was begging nurses to get the OB to sign me out and let me go home. Today, he will...

    Sleep, Baby, The Motherhood Experience
  • 10 Board Games For After The Kids Go To Bed By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    10 BOARD GAMES FOR AFTER THE KIDS GO TO BED

    Let's face it: we love spending holidays with our kids, but we also love when they go to bed. If you're spending the holiday with extended...

    Face, Ass, Scary Mommy Loves
  • This Is The Best Compliment To Give A Parent By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    THIS IS THE BEST COMPLIMENT TO GIVE A PARENT

    From the moment the tiny plus sign or the words “pregnant” appear in the window of the plastic stick, we start dreaming. We hope for...

    Pregnant, Eye, Child, The Motherhood Experience
  • Science Says To Drink Coffee THEN Take A Nap By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    SCIENCE SAYS TO DRINK COFFEE THEN TAKE A NAP

    The two greatest things in the known universe-things that heretofore did not appear to make sense together-are actually, according...

    Brain, Health, Wellness
  • 16 Things For Kids Who Love ‘Potty' Humor By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    16 THINGS FOR KIDS WHO LOVE ‘POTTY' HUMOR

    We all know everybody farts and everybody poops. And some of us find this ridiculously funny. If you like to get your inner-potty humor...

    Gift Guide, Scary Mommy Loves
  • Why Staying Together For The Kids Can Backfire By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    WHY STAYING TOGETHER FOR THE KIDS CAN BACKFIRE

    When we were still married, my ex-husband came home from work one night and started telling me a story about a guy he'd been talking...

    Lean, Eye, Face, Drop, Divorce
  • 8 Everyday Tasks, And What They Feel Like For A Person With Anxiety By Scary Mommy   -   Nov 21, 2018

    8 EVERYDAY TASKS, AND WHAT THEY FEEL LIKE FOR A PERSON WITH ANXIETY

    Everyone's lives are different, and not everyone has the same routine. But, there are a few “everyday” tasks most of us do in order...

    Sleep, Living, Mental Health