InstaMom

Sometimes I feel like I just need to break up the monotony with a little different material. If you don't follow This Young Mum on Instagram you've probably missed all of these gems as they've come and gone. So for your viewing pleasure and mine, here's a compilation of the last couple months. "Just your [...]

Mommy Blues

Mommy Blues

Attitude is a funny thing, especially when the person serving it to you relies on you for everything. So if they decide to spit on your pillow and then need their butt wiped, you're at their mercy. My sweet, wants to cuddle, eager to please three-year-old is developing a serious case of the nasties lately. [...]

Oops! The Elf

With our living space being so open and the boys being too young to know not to touch the elf, our creativity is a little limited when it comes to his day to day activities. Thankfully I have a collection of fellow mommies with toddlers who post their ideas to Facebook and Insta for me [...]

Well, You Broke It

Boys, am I right? Right now my two and three-year-old are wrestling by my feet on the couch, action figures are all over the table and my coffee is getting cold. The wrestling has turned into my two-year-old sitting on his brothers head. I refuse to intervene anymore unless someone cries. Motherhood. Little boys are [...]

Helicoptermom

The helicoptermom. She can't leave her kids be. She's always lurking, lingering, watching them, playing along on the playground. What an absolute--ly good mother. I just realized recently how much the term "helicopter parent" infuriates me. Are we really at a point in society where we shame parents for paying attention and staying involved? But [...]

Mom’s iPhone vs. the Microwave

Mom’s iPhone vs. the Microwave

Before we deep dive into the events that occurred yesterday afternoon involving my iPhone, I want to clarify something for everyone. If you have a wild child or multiple boys you can feel free skip this disclaimer and go right to the juicy details. I didn't just take my eyes off my child "for a second." I left [...]

Out in Public

Out in Public

When my husband and I began working new shifts I wasn't exactly running towards the door with kids in tow all the time to do things on my own. It sounded like a lot of work and frankly, I wasn't going to be the mom toting three wild things, a diaper bag, and my own [...]