• Never Ask A Freelancer When They're Getting A ‘Real Job' - Because We Have One

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    When I started telling folks I was getting divorced , a couple of people asked me if I was “going to get a real job ” or what I was going to do “for work.” I thought that was an interesting question to ask, since I... already had a job , and they knew that. I've been a freelancer now for about eight years.
    Yes, I did have to increase my workload when I became the sole earner in my household, but I was able to do that after just a couple of months of tapping into my network and hustling for more work. Freelancing is in fact a job, folks. While there are days when I want to throw my hustle...
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  • The Sh*t They Don't Tell You About Your Baby Going 2

    The Sh*t They Don't Tell You About Your Baby Going 2

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    “And have you started her on whole milk yet?” asked the pediatrician.
    “No, I had questions, and I was waiting for the green light from you. Do we just make the switch? Is it something we do gradually?”
    My pediatrician nodded her head. “You can make the switch today. However, it might be easier on her stomach if you make a gradual switch. Some babies are bothered by the transition. Some aren't. It's hard to know for sure.”
    “And what are the things I should look out for as we make the switch to whole milk?”
    “General constipation. But you can give her prune juice or mix pureed prunes in her...
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