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Looking for Me

Written by Lee Oh it was supposed to be sooooo fantastic. My day off from work. A day with my babies. A happy mama buzzing around in the morning with no place to be, just making lunches, attempting to braid some wispy hair, sitting on the floor to help with shoes, not feeling rushed to get out of the house myself, smiley kisses as they hopped into the van with daddy and promises to pick them up from school. And after homework and a snack, we would head out on an adventure of epic Thursday afternoon proportions. A trip to the mall to find some dresses to wear for...
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Perfect Moms, Walking Clichés, and Wal-

Happy Wednesday MWOB readers! Today, we are introducing a new voice who contacted me because of our “Join MWOB” tab where I encourage moms without blogs to let me know if they want to write. Even though in the blogosphere it seems EVERY MOM has a blog, Amanda is one of the zillion moms who don’t. But she writes. And she has a voice yearning to be heard like the rest of us. She’s also a mom of four and a student so she doesn’t really have the time to sustain her own blog – for now. I am thrilled to introduce Amanda writing her...
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What’s so wrong with putting THAT

Written by Karen, a mom without a blog Society puts a lot of expectations on mothers.  But most of the heaviest burdens to shoulder are the ones we put upon ourselves as the nurturing leaders of our households and neighborhoods. But, I was speculating recently…can mothers have fun doing something unusual – something un-motherly – without GUILT?  I mean, don’t we all need a little something that gives us a much needed break from the stressful daily routine of keeping our household afloat? I have to confess, my friends old and new, that there is something...