Archive | March, 2009
Carla: A friend of mine just had her first baby. Her pregnancy, labor, and delivery didn’t go at all the way she had hoped–plenty of sickness and a hard labor that ended with a c-section. Like so many women, she has found herself grieving the birth experience she didn’t get to have. And we could [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=407&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" />

The Secret Life of Mothers

Carla: A friend of mine just had her first baby. Her pregnancy, labor, and delivery didn’t go at all the way she had hoped–plenty of sickness and a hard labor that ended with a c-section. Like so many women, she has found herself grieving the birth experience she didn’t get to have. And we could […]

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Caryn: Okay. So in the event any of you doubt the necessity of the Mommy Revolution—or in case any of you think Carla and I make up the stuff that has spurred us to action here (though, come to think of it: have we talked much about our “stuff” here…?)—I wanted to share with you [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=400&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" />

Mean and Messy

Caryn: Okay. So in the event any of you doubt the necessity of the Mommy Revolution—or in case any of you think Carla and I make up the stuff that has spurred us to action here (though, come to think of it: have we talked much about our “stuff” here…?)—I wanted to share with you […]

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Alrighty—so in a super secret (yet totally random) selection process involving numbers and my 7-year-old son, we have choosen three winners of my new book, Mama’s Got a Fake I.D.: How to Reveal the Real You Behind All That Mom!
The winners are: Chad Hall, Kristi (#17), and Karin (#28). If you see this, please email [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=396&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" />

And The Winners Are…..

Alrighty—so in a super secret (yet totally random) selection process involving numbers and my 7-year-old son, we have choosen three winners of my new book, Mama’s Got a Fake I.D.: How to Reveal the Real You Behind All That Mom! The winners are: Chad Hall, Kristi (#17), and Karin (#28). If you see this, please […]

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My book

Mama’s Got a Fake I.D.–Unleashed!

Caryn: So, yeah, um, today’s the day my book, my beloved, long-labored-over, God-only-knows-how-I-pulled-it-off book, Mama’s Got a Fake I.D.: How to Reveal the Real You Behind All That Mom, officially drops, “hits the shelves,” and is available “at bookstores everywhere,” as they say.  So of course, this is a huge day for me. Full of parties, celebrations, and […]

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Carla: Okay, maybe that’s pushing it a little, but really the competition between moms can bring out the worst in all of us. We asked our wise friend Cindy, who many of you will recognize from her insightful comments on various posts here at the MR, to blog for us this week. So ladies (and [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=382&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" />

My Kid Can Beat Up Your Kid

Carla: Okay, maybe that’s pushing it a little, but really the competition between moms can bring out the worst in all of us. We asked our wise friend Cindy, who many of you will recognize from her insightful comments on various posts here at the MR, to blog for us this week. So ladies (and […]

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Caryn: So, Carla, we haven’t written in a while. What’s your excuse? Here’s mine: Our basement flooded (had to tear up carpet), then we were out of town a night, came back (continued ripping up carpet/cleaning basement), my mom slipped on ice and broke her hip, my two-year-old has some icky bug.
AND, this is the [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=themommyrevolution.wordpress.com&blog=4704576&post=374&subd=themommyrevolution&ref=&feed=1" />

Expectations + Desires = Guilt?

Caryn: So, Carla, we haven’t written in a while. What’s your excuse? Here’s mine: Our basement flooded (had to tear up carpet), then we were out of town a night, came back (continued ripping up carpet/cleaning basement), my mom slipped on ice and broke her hip, my two-year-old has some icky bug. AND, this is […]

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