• By Scary Mommy   -   May 25, 2020

    IF I WOULD HAVE KNOWN IT WAS THE LAST DAY: A COVID-19 LETTER TO MY STUDENTS

    Dear Students, If I would have known on that Friday in March that I was sending you off to a new world instead of to an extended Spring...

    Coronavirus, Education, Teens, Tweens, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 25, 2020

    IT'S ALL RIGHT TO ADMIT YOU'RE NOT OKAY TODAY

    Depression. Anxiety. I've typed and deleted those words ten times in the last minute. I don't want to write about that, but I feel...

    Depression, Mental Health, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 25, 2020

    I'VE BEEN LIVING LIKE A DUDE DURING DURING QUARANTINE

    There are leaves blowing around inside my house right now. The other day, we went through the drive-through (something we've been doing...

    Coronavirus, Motherhood, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    MILLIONS OF CICADAS EXPECTED TO EMERGE FROM THE GROUND THIS SUMMER

    Of course 2020 - the year of a global pandemic and murder hornets - just so happens to be the year that millions of flying insects...

    Lifestyle, Trending
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    ‘THE NEW YORK TIMES' DEDICATED ITS ENTIRE FRONT PAGE TO COVID-19 VICTIMS

    The cover shares just a few stories of the almost 100,000 lives lost to COVID-19 The front page of the New York Times today is a sobering...

    Coronavirus, Trending
  • Videos Of Crowded Lake Of The Ozarks Party Go Viral Amid Coronavirus Pandemic By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    VIDEOS OF CROWDED LAKE OF THE OZARKS PARTY GO VIRAL AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

    Despite the pandemic, videos have emerged of a packed party in Lake of the Ozarks, a popular Missouri vacation spot While June 20 might...

    Plan, Coronavirus, Trending
  • TikTok Has People Washing Strawberries In Saltwater In Search Of Bugs By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    TIKTOK HAS PEOPLE WASHING STRAWBERRIES IN SALTWATER IN SEARCH OF BUGS

    ‘Strawberry bugs' are a thing and 2020 is officially canceled What started as a TikTok trend now has most of us ready to swear off...

    Power, Eye, Trending
  • An Official ‘Friends' Cookbook Is Coming This Fall By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    AN OFFICIAL ‘FRIENDS' COOKBOOK IS COMING THIS FALL

    Whether you're a diehard Friends fan or not, you likely still vividly remember Season 6 Episode 9 titled “The One Where Ross Got High.”...

    Hands, Entertainment, Trending
  • This Is TikTok For The Over-40 Crowd By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    THIS IS TIKTOK FOR THE OVER-40 CROWD

    My relationship with TikTok started as research about how a 16-year-old character in my next novel would spread information. I downloaded...

    Lips, Lifestyle, Scary Mommy, Tweens & Teens, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    THE SEX-TOY INDUSTRY IS BOOMING THANKS TO COVID-19

    Comfort during the pandemic has come in many forms. Some folks bake, others binge-watch Netflix, and some of us exercise. Comfort is...

    Stress, Sleep, Orgasm, Coronavirus, Sex & Relationships, Brand-Safe
  • We Adopted A ‘Difficult' Dog During Quarantine By Scary Mommy   -   May 24, 2020

    WE ADOPTED A ‘DIFFICULT' DOG DURING QUARANTINE

    In mid-March, as Los Angeles braced for the safer-at-home order we knew was coming, I turned off the news and told my husband we should...

    Coronavirus, Lifestyle, Brand-Safe
  • This ‘Harry Potter' Marauder's Map Face Mask Transforms As You Breathe On It By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    THIS ‘HARRY POTTER' MARAUDER'S MAP FACE MASK TRANSFORMS AS YOU BREATHE ON IT

    As we've recently learned from Schitt's Creek ‘s co-creator and star Dan Levy , wearing a face covering in public is not only responsible;...

    Face, Entertainment, Trending
  • Vanessa Bryant Shares The Cover For Kobe's New Novel, ‘Geese Are Never Swans' By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    VANESSA BRYANT SHARES THE COVER FOR KOBE'S NEW NOVEL, ‘GEESE ARE NEVER SWANS'

    Vanessa Bryant has revealed that a novel created by her late husband, Kobe, will be released in July Vanessa Bryant tragically lost...

    Face, Entertainment, Trending
  • John Krasinski's ‘Some Good News' Will Continue On CBS With One Major Change By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    JOHN KRASINSKI'S ‘SOME GOOD NEWS' WILL CONTINUE ON CBS WITH ONE MAJOR CHANGE

    Krasinski sold the show to CBS after a bidding war for the series Millions of people have tuned into John Krasinski's show Some Good...

    Entertainment, Trending
  • Massive Four-Alarm Fire Erupts On Pier 45 At San Francisco's Iconic Fisherman's Wharf By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    MASSIVE FOUR-ALARM FIRE ERUPTS ON PIER 45 AT SAN FRANCISCO'S ICONIC FISHERMAN'S WHARF

    The fire threatened many historic tourist areas on Pier 45 The iconic Pier 45 on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco burst into flames...

    News
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    22-YEAR-OLD TENNIS PLAYER NAOMI OSAKA IS NOW THE HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE, EVER

    The female athlete who previously held the title? Fellow pro tennis player, Maria Sharapova Sorry, Maria Sharapova. Fellow pro tennis...

    General
  • Social Isolation Has Turned Me Into My Tween Son's Friend - And I'm Loving It By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    SOCIAL ISOLATION HAS TURNED ME INTO MY TWEEN SON'S FRIEND - AND I'M LOVING IT

    I have a strong type-A personality. I love schedules , multi-tasking, planning , and time management. The busier that my life is, the...

    Plan, Sport, Eye, Coronavirus, Tweens, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    MOMS WHO HAVE RECOVERED FROM COVID-19 HAVE A ‘STRONG IMMUNE RESPONSE' IN THEIR BREASTMILK

    There's a reason they call it liquid gold and we cry if we accidentally spill it after a 3 a.m. pumping session. Why we let ourselves...

    Mom, Baby, Breast, Breasts, Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, Motherhood, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    WE DON'T JUST HAVE QUARANTINE FATIGUE, WE HAVE DECISION FATIGUE TOO

    Our one and only family car broke down the other day. Under normal circumstances , the decline of an old-as-dirt car creates a bunch...

    Mom, Fatigue, Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, Brand-Safe
  • The Pandemic Has Stolen A Lot From Us. And I Really Miss The Yard Sales By Scary Mommy   -   May 23, 2020

    THE PANDEMIC HAS STOLEN A LOT FROM US. AND I REALLY MISS THE YARD SALES

    For the past few Saturdays this spring I have woken up and felt like there was something missing. Now I know that anyone living in...

    Coronavirus, Home, Brand-Safe