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Six Unforeseen Benefits to Letting Your Kids Play Team Sports

Confession:  Growing up I found team sports far too stressful for me to part take in.  My anxious little self could only carry the burden of disappointing myself and possibly my parents and therefore I steered clear of soccer, basketball, volleyball and anything else that might make me mildly uncomfortable or stressed.  What if I […]

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The Bad Mom Files: Things That Are So Funny…But Probably Shouldn’t Be

The Bad Mom Files were started NOT because I am an actual a bad mom, but because in recent years there has been so much emphasis on what a good mom is.  Being the perfect parent is a fucking unicorn of a concept and the rational side of our parental brains know that there is […]

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Twenty-Two Things I Am Going To Do During The Twins First Month of Preschool

I can not believe we are here already. The twins are headed to preschool! For the first time ever I will have twelve hours a week all to myself as the girls learn how to count, write and act like  humans.  What on Earth will I do with myself? Oh my God so freaking much. […]

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I Don’t Have a Nanny, But Help is Never in Short Supply

I have completely lost count of the number of times I have heard the words: Do You Have Help? With four tiny blondes forever in tow we McCarthys tend to draw crowds and comments pretty much everywhere we go.  One of the questions I often get from well meaning strangers is if I have help? […]

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Pretty Sure I Just Created The Best Workout Ever… The “Bar-Burn”

I think I have found a way to do the unthinkable. What if… What if you could go drinking at the bar and lose weight, like truly come out on top instead of feeling like a bloated whale the next morning? My genius (and yes slightly warped mom brain) has figured out a way to […]

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Four Princesses and The Cheese Gets A Nod

When I started blogging I had ZERO idea that it was such a big thing, especially in the UK and Australia.  Those UK bloggers do not fuck around.  They are the OG’s of the blogging world and I bow down to them, truly.   In my mind they are the blog mecca, the masters.  Well […]

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There Is Nothing Common About Uncommongoods.com

Friends there is very little I love more than shopping online.  Amazon, Thread Up, Target Online, they are my silent solace come ten p.m.  I wander down the virtual aisles creating carts of goods that will be mine in a few short days with just a few clicks of a button.  Buying fab stuff in […]

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The Importance of “Me” Time in the Land of Mom

“Me” time is so very rare in the Land of Mom.  I have four small kids ranging in age from 2-9 and their needs are certainly plentiful.  There never seems to be a second where someone doesn’t need something from me.  On top of the demands of my children I have the house, the work, […]

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Our New E BOOK! A Writer’s Badass Guide: Branding, Blogging and Social Media

fI can not even begin to tell you all how thrilled I am to present to my glorious subscribers and readers Suburban Misfit Mom’s first e-book, A Writer’s Badass Guide: Branding, Blogging and Social Media written by Nathalie Laitmon and MEEEEEEEE! Many moons ago the lovely Nathalie Laitmon, Suburban Misfit Mom founder, and I were having […]

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Relationship Goals From A Real Wife Living The Real Life

Marriage Is Work. This might be the most honest, bloody thing that was ever said.  Truly. Nurturing your marriage is so very important, especially when you have a gaggle of children at your heels twenty four hours a day.  If you don’t make time to address and attend to key components in your relationship then […]

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