All posts tagged "holiday stress"
How To Travel During The Holidays Without Losing Your F**king Mind
Itâ€™s beginning to look a lot like the holidays! You know what I mean: you have to...
Being Estranged From A Parent On Christmas Isn’t As Terrible As It Sounds
I'm not necessarily clicking my heels in the air because I take pleasure in cutting my dad out...
TGI Friday Open Thread: UGH, What Do You Have Left To Do For Christmas?
I am so unorganized. I have cookies to bake, presents to wrap, stocking stuff to buy. Where has...
7 Things I’ve Forgotten With One Week Left Until Christmas
Ladies and gentlemen, with one week left until Christmas, it is frenzied panic time!
10 Reasons It Sucks To Have A Baby Right Before The Holidays
Our first son just turned five last week, and even though itâ€™s been five years I can vividly...
I’m Too Broke To Shower My Loved Ones With Gifts So I’m Being A Better Friend Instead
In order to cope with my gift-giving inadequacies, I've been thinking of different ways I can reach out...
TGI Thanksgiving Open Thread: Let’s Be Thankful And/Or Talk About How Crazy Our Families Are Driving Us
It's Thanksgiving so maybe most of you will be away from your computers - happily enjoying time with...
Even The Mother Of Mother’s Day Hates Mother’s Day
I love learning new things! A woman named Anna Jarvis spearheaded Mother's Day as a way to honor...
My 4-Year-Old Is Already Questioning Santa Thanks To A Crappy Mall Impostor
That's it. I've decided that I'm never taking my daughter to a crappy Santa impersonator again for the...
Grade Expectations: I Just Got Shamed For Being Stingy With My School Holiday Gifts
Yesterday, I walked into my daughter's after-school care with holiday treats in hand. I was delivering cookies for...
Mommyish Poll: Does Motherhood Make The Holidays Happier?
There are two competing narratives of the holiday season. One that I feel particularly connected to is full...
Happy Thanksgiving: Sorry I Told You To [email protected]#k Off
The morning of the day my mother arrived from Winnipeg to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving was the day that...
Holiday Dilemma: Whose Parents Get To Play With The Grandkids This Year?
Here's what sucks about the holidays: having to play favorites. You see, I live in the same...