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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

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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Four Princesses and The Cheese Updates- Happy Six Month Anniversary!

Happy six months of blogging to me!  I can’t believe it has already been six months.  It seems like just yesterday I was crying on the phone to the BlueHost helpline asking them what the hell a widget was!  Over the last half a year I have learned so much, have gotten to work with […]

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The Day I Ran Away From My Family

Ok.  I didn’t actually grab my purse, fly out the back door and take off for the hills.  In times of sheer, parenting madness that fantasy has danced before my eyes, but I would never act on it.  I love my little family.  This was a planned escape. Guys.  I just took a mom-cation. And […]

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Love-Hate Relationship With Lu-La-Roe and Legging-Land

Love is complicated. This is basically how I feel about the crazy phenomena that are LuLueRoe Leggings.   Chances are if you have a vagina, you already know about the leggings craze that is LuLaRoe, otherwise known as expensive patterned leggings.  Leggings in general are not new to us moms, we have been worshiping the […]

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