Author Archives: theBADhousewife

About theBADhousewife

nature-loving, kid-chasing, housework-hating, dinner-cooking, paper-whoring, bibliophile and general dweeb.

More Word Vomit from an ACON

So this Narc mom drama has been much on my mind still. She’s still making my sister’s brain spin in angry, sad circles. I still struggle daily with remnants of habits learned in my childhood. I’m learning to be a … Continue reading

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Who has two thumbs and a narcissistic mother…?

This gal!!  So I recently e-stumbled across the blog of another adult child of a narcissist (ACON) and was reminded how amazing it is when someone else GETS IT. Like, for real gets it. Because when your parent is *literally* … Continue reading

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Neat Trick: a mommy PSA

Um, did you know that skinny pretzel sticks are the PERFECT size for threading Cheerio-like cereal onto? Yeah. Me too. Suddenly snack time for Bean is way more interesting and less screamy. In case you need elaboration: these super skinny … Continue reading

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Um, hi

So it hasn’t been NEARLY as long as I thought since I’ve written but still, too long. My bad. Bean was born, and at almost exactly the same time (4 days later, actually) Tike started swim lessons and soccer practice. … Continue reading

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Blog Love

I feel the LOVE! Aww, Hooray, and what fun to pass it on. Here I go… 1. Thank the person who nominated you. Thank you, thank you to Jenna over at We’re Jumpin’, so, so sweet to think of little … Continue reading

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Fruity Blondes

Once upon a time, I had a couple overripe bananas and absolutely no motivation to make banana bread. A FaceBook friend serendipitously posted a link that same day to an article: 100 things to do with bananas besides bread. Amazing. … Continue reading

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Random Product Review

Why? Because I just cleaned my bathroom, inducing a few random contractions and some sheer exhaustion. So I am going to sit here and catch my breath a minute. Cleaning is house-wifey, gold star. Product: KABOOM Foam-Tastic So this is … Continue reading

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Summer Haiku

nothing better than a juicy peach and iced tea this hot summer day

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Caring Meals 1- pizza!

First some tips I have to start. 1) Unless you know a new mom is NOT going to breastfeed (and I do NOT suggest asking unless you are close to her) then avoid foods that carry strong flavors (spicy hot, … Continue reading

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Caring Meals- Intro

Belonging to a mom’s group has been a huge blessing to me. And I do NOT throw that word around lightly. At all. I have [finally] made friends, Tike has buddies and social skills, and I have a community of … Continue reading

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