Maine-based writer, Sarah Cottrell is parenting, lifestyle, and humor writer. Her work is regularly featured at Scary Mommy and the Bangor Daily News where she oversees the blog network of more than 169 active bloggers. You can find her funny essays in five anthologies, including I Still Just Want To Pee Alone from the New York Time best-selling series. Connect with her on Facebook to keep up with the fun!
There is no such thing as "women's work" in our house. It is “family work.” And our boys, ages 7 and 3, are expected to pitch in and help.
Some parents behaved so badly at my son's class recital that I wish I could have stapled the rules of good behavior to their foreheads. Don't be one of those jerks.
Hint: It involves being completely humiliated by a total stranger and ugly crying in the checkout line.
You know what I mean by baby talk, right? It isn’t just high-pitched gibberish. It also involves obnoxious body language.
The perception is that hygge is stupidly expensive and time-consuming. But it doesn't have to be.