I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I’m all out of bubblegum.

hatersHow many times have you read a parenting blog post that goes a little something like this: “I would be stressed, but being a mom is just so magical. I think my friends are jealous of me, though, and I don’t know why. It’s not like I’m Superwoman, I’m just a rockstar! It’s really not that hard, especially because my wonderful hubby is just so supportive. This morning after I got all seven of my school age kids off to school, organic lunches packed into cloth bags (I got up and picked the cotton, which I grow in my backyard, spun it, and wove the cloth on my loom, then sewed the bags this morning before the kids got up, no biggie) in hand, I wrote all one hundred pages of the new PTA bylaws (got to put my spin on it, now that I’m PTA president) in both MLA style and Chicago style with footnotes and a bibliography. Then I ran twenty miles while nursing my two and four year old littles who were strapped to me in their slings AND I got the Instagramming of all my downtown window shopping photographed, edited, and uploaded from my iPhone while I ran. After lunch (half a cup of vegan cottage cheese, which I molded into the shape of the Eiffel tower)…”

Bitch, sit down!


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