Motherhood

Onesies like this drive me bonkers

When I saw this onesie almost two years ago I chuckled and rolled my eyes. Just another parenting joke that presents dads as inept helpers around the house. Clearly dads need this onesie to understand the obvious.

It's just a onesie. No big deal. Why get so worked up about something so silly?

Because it's stuff like this that perpetuates the idea that our fathers can't handle parenting like...

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Marriage

Why I Quit Rolling my Eyes at My Husband’s Sports Obsession

The NFL theme song echoes up from our basement, signaling the start of the game. My husband has his traditional caffeinated beverage (usually Mt. Dew, but sometimes it’s this tea he makes that is his grandmother’s recipe) and he sits in his chair, eyes wide, anticipating the kick off.

I am upstairs, rolling my eyes because I know what’s coming next. Passionate hollering at the TV,...

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Motherhood

A Salute to the Working Dad

Husband came home late from work and was exhausted. I could tell he needed a little time to transition from work to being at home. Sometimes I take for granted that he just worked a twelve hour day and coming home from the chaos of work to the chaos that is a two year old boy and three month old daughter takes him a moment.

I personally couldn't imagine the pressure and responsibility that...

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