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Happy Thanksgiving From the Mamas!

Today’s inspirational quote: Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings. ~J. Robert Moskin Today’s not-so inspirational quote, as shared by Mile High Mama Connie via Twitter: Ordered my Fresh Free […]

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Viral video: Convos with my 4-year-old "Bedtime Battles"

Bedtime battles. What parent can’t relate to them? Matthew Clarke, the dad behind “Convos with My 2-Year-Old” (which has now gone on so long that it’s been renamed to “Convos with My 4-Year-Old”) hilariously illustrates nighttime procrastinations. Only instead of a 4-minute video, our battles sometimes take hours.

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I'm Ever-Grateful to be Vexed

Every time I get a forwarded email from my dad — something about angels watching over me and how I need to squeeze my eyes shut tight, pray two Hail Marys, and make three wishes and then forward it to everyone in my address book if I don’t want to get a menacing phone call […]

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Thankful Things for Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again where we all declare what we’re thankful for. And though most of us will stop along the year to reflect on things or moments, it’s this time of year that really brings the giving and goodness out in people. Unless, of course, you’re shopping during any Black Friday sales. […]

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Viral video: Allie the dog teaches baby to jump

Need a chuckle this Monday morning? Over the weekend, this video of Dakota the Border Collie pouncing on baby Alexis’ shadow as she hangs in her Jolly Jumper has wracked up millions of views. Seeing how it’s done, the baby then tries to copy her pet friend — and the duo are soon hopping along […]

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Got a picky eater? Join this hilarious club!

Do you have a picky eater? Join the club. Literally. When Mommy Shorts blogger Ilana Wiles asked for tales of picky eaters, her readers responded in droves. The responses are hilarious–everything from Gabe who won’t eat scrambled eggs unless his mom spells out his name in ketchup next to them or “Hello, my name is […]

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