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Sometimes as writers, we find inspiration from the posts of our blogger friends. Sometimes, they are profound and sometimes they are about, well, poop. I have no idea exactly who started this topic trend, but here is my story.
A month after my husband and I became engaged, we decided to take a trip to Thailand. We wanted to go somewhere exotic and somewhere that we would never venture, once I got knocked up. I picked Thailand because it gave me a feeling of the forbidden,…Continue
Yesterday, while on the phone with a friend, I forgot that I had a kid and let the word “b#$^*” slip out. Babyface was quietly playing with her Polly Pockets in the dining room. Out of sight, out of mind, right?
I didn’t even catch myself in the act. Instead, I heard, “Mommy, what did you say?” Ruh roh. I did a mental rewind and pinpointed the…Continue
I tried to watch Homeland the other day and I had to rewind the first five minutes five times, before I turned it off. Not because it isn’t a great show. I’m sure it is. I couldn’t watch it because of my attention span. After having my four-year-old, my attention span is that of, well…a four-year-old.
The minute my daughter’s head hits the pillow, I run to the recliner and meditate during reality TV, the CW and comedies or dramas about parents. As long as I’m…Continue
In my early 20s, I would go to a party or a bar with my flirting-able girlfriends and watch them get the guys, while I waited to be the DD. I could put on my best dress, spend an hour on my hair and even make an awkward attempt at winking, but I would always be the one standing by the door with the keys. Occasionally, some drunken guy, who decided to be my dance partner without asking, would approach me with his butt in the air and I would make a wild dash to the ladies…Continue