• By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    NO, SKINNY SHAMING AND FAT SHAMING ARE NOT THE SAME

    Real talk: I was clinically obese. Then I became anorexic , and eventually, I looked classically anorexic. Believe me, it sucks to...

    Drop, Obesity, Body Image, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MY PARTNER HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM AND I'M NOT SURE HOW TO HANDLE IT

    I've always been with someone who enjoyed a few drinks here and there. My relationships were with men who enjoyed an alcoholic beverage...

    Alcohol, Relationships, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    THE TERRIFYING NIGHT WHEN MY DAUGHTER WENT MISSING

    I'll never forget waking up one morning seeing a text from my 22-year-old daughter sent at 4:00 am. It read, Hi Mom. I know it's late....

    Mom, Parenting, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    ALABAMA GOVERNOR: ‘START BLAMING THE UNVACCINATED FOLKS'

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey says we need to start ‘blaming the unvaccinated folks' As the Delta variant spreads and is causing COVID-19...

    Cures, Vaccination, Coronavirus, News, Opinion
  • Clutch Your Pearls! We Found The Best 30th Anniversary Gifts By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    CLUTCH YOUR PEARLS! WE FOUND THE BEST 30TH ANNIVERSARY GIFTS

    If you're even browsing a 30th anniversary gift article, you deserve a round of applause. Whether you're celebrating your own 30th...

    Sport, Spotted, Affiliate
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    COURTNEY STODDEN SAYS CHRISSY TEIGEN SHOULD STOP ‘GRIPING' ABOUT ‘CANCEL CLUB'

    Courtney Stodden claps back at Chrissy Teigen's recent remarks about being part of “cancel club” Courtney Stodden has claimed that...

    Entertainment, Trending
  • When It Comes To Inclusion, Other States Should Take Note Of Mass.Gov By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    WHEN IT COMES TO INCLUSION, OTHER STATES SHOULD TAKE NOTE OF MASS.GOV

    In a little over a month, my wife, Dinushka, and I will celebrate ten years of marriage. As a couple, we've weathered many storms,...

    LGBTQ, Trending
  • The Accuracy Of Your Next Mammogram Might Be Compromised By Your Tattoos By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    THE ACCURACY OF YOUR NEXT MAMMOGRAM MIGHT BE COMPROMISED BY YOUR TATTOOS

    We've heard about the importance of mammograms for years. Early detection of breast cancer saves lives, right? So you schedule your...

    Stress, Breasts, Cancer, Breast, General, Brand-Safe
  • When Your Breastfeeding Toddler Is Still A Total ‘Boob Barnacle' By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    WHEN YOUR BREASTFEEDING TODDLER IS STILL A TOTAL ‘BOOB BARNACLE'

    “Eighteen months. That's my limit. If she's not weaned by eighteen months, I'm cutting her off,” I cried out to my husband in exasperation....

    Teeth, Baby, Babies, Motherhood, Toddlers, Brand-Safe
  • Don't Assume It's ‘Just A Cold': What To Know About Delta & Breakthrough Infections By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    DON'T ASSUME IT'S ‘JUST A COLD': WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT DELTA & BREAKTHROUGH INFECTIONS

    There was about one month since the pandemic began that I wasn't obsessively worried about COVID. From about May through June of this...

    Vaccination, Cold, Coronavirus, Brand-Safe
  • My Depression Doesn't Steal My Ability To Be A Really Good Mom By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MY DEPRESSION DOESN'T STEAL MY ABILITY TO BE A REALLY GOOD MOM

    Today, Mommy is sad. I don't know why. The sun is shining. It is a warm, balmy summer day. My son is in daycare, and my eight-year-old...

    Depression, Mom, Mental Health, Parenting, Brand-Safe
  • I Had A Major Breakthrough On My Last Vacation By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    I HAD A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH ON MY LAST VACATION

    Everyone has a primary assessment about themselves; that one-liner that sits right beneath the surface and seems to explain everything...

    Adolescence, Nutrition, Body Image, Brand-Safe
  • In My Son's Therapy Session, I Admitted That I Resent Him By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    IN MY SON'S THERAPY SESSION, I ADMITTED THAT I RESENT HIM

    We sat side by side on the small, overstuffed loveseat. There were no windows in her office , and the lighting came from table lamps...

    Hands, Mental Health, Parenting, Teens, Brand-Safe
  • Ten Totally Random Products I Can't Live Without, And Want You To Know About Too By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    TEN TOTALLY RANDOM PRODUCTS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT, AND WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT TOO

    I am a connoisseur of many things, and one thing I love to investigate are *new and improved* products. I cannot express the satisfaction...

    Lips, Lifestyle, Brand-Safe
  • Being A Swinger Transformed My Marriage - In The Best Way By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    BEING A SWINGER TRANSFORMED MY MARRIAGE - IN THE BEST WAY

    There are many misconceptions floating around about swingers and couples that choose to open up their relationship . Swinging lifestylers...

    Sex, Sex & Relationships
  • We Had A Scary Experience At The Playground Because Of My Son's Scarf By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    WE HAD A SCARY EXPERIENCE AT THE PLAYGROUND BECAUSE OF MY SON'S SCARF

    “It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding...

    Child, Kids, Brand-Safe
  • My Ex-Wife Moved On Immediately, And It Was A Hard Pill To Swallow By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MY EX-WIFE MOVED ON IMMEDIATELY, AND IT WAS A HARD PILL TO SWALLOW

    Instead of talking about us, she talked about the new person she was dating. We had been together for 10 years. We were married for...

    Plan, Divorce, Relationships, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    LIL NAS X DANCES NUDE IN JAILED-THEMED ‘INDUSTRY BABY' VIDEO

    Lil Nas X bares all in a new video featuring rapper Jack Harlow Some artists come on the scene and are immediate game-changers. Madonna....

    Baby, Ass, Entertainment, LGBTQ Parent, Trending
  • My Mom May Be Gone, But I Found An Incredible Sign From Her In My New Home By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MY MOM MAY BE GONE, BUT I FOUND AN INCREDIBLE SIGN FROM HER IN MY NEW HOME

    A Boston native, I recently moved to Tampa suburb in search of more sunshine, literally and figuratively. The perfect storm of a pandemic,...

    Mom, Loss & Grieving, Brand-Safe
  • By Scary Mommy   -   Jul 24, 2021

    MINDY KALING ADDRESSES ‘SCOOBY DOO' FANS UPSET THAT VELMA IS SOUTH-ASIAN

    Mindy Kaling is the voice of Velma in a new Scooby Doo spinoff and some fans are upset that the character will be reimagined as South...

    Entertainment, Trending