• Long distance relationships
    Marriage

    Long Distance Relationships Can Work: Here’s How

    Last Friday night, my husband and I had a bit of a wild adventure. His mother had asked us if we needed her to watch our son for us so she could get some snuggle time in with him. We responded with a very emphatic “YES OH GOD YES TAKE HIM.” I also recently received a promotion at work, so we were going to shit crazy on our child-free date night. And we totally did. We stayed out until 10PM, y’all. Then came home and ate bourbon roasted pecans before passing out on the couch with the movie “Rampage” on in the background. We didn’t even bother to brush our…

  • Toddler disclipine
    Parenting

    Parenting Methods in a Judgment Free Zone

    Terrible Twos. Threenagers. F*cked Up Fours. It’s all fun and games until you’re going through it with your own children. I’m an adult with three decades of life experience, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Conflict Management. Yet I consistently lose arguments to a barely literate 2-year-old with a love of the word “no” and a healthy set of lungs. So discipline is something that my husband and I have had to try to figure out and get on the same page more now that our son has discovered the joys of pissing us off. The problem is that there’s no real firm, helpful guidebook on raising children.…