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Mom Gone Rogue

The Rants of a Stressed Working Mom

No, I Don’t Want to Buy the Crap You’re Selling on Etsy

Before she became a mom, she was focused on a career that didn’t involve arts and crafts.  You had no idea she made jewelry or knitted hats or took photos or believed in multilevel marketing schemes.  You didn't know any... Continue Reading →

I Once Lived My Dream Life … and Then I Went Back to Work 

There was once a time, not too long ago, when I lived my life exactly the way I wanted. I felt sexy, vibrant, loved, and appreciated.  I embraced my hyper-sexuality and exercised my creativity by starting an erotica blog. I... Continue Reading →

You’re Not Parent of the Year if Grandma is Raising Your Kids, so Stop Acting Like It

We all know someone out there whose kids are being raised by someone else. This isn't so bad when the parent appreciates the help and acknowledges that they have it easier.  However, too often they act as if they are... Continue Reading →

I Want to be a Stay-at-Home Mom, but I’m Not Supposed to Want That

As women, we're taught to want something more out of life than just to be a someone's spouse or someone's mom. You should protect yourself by being able to support yourself. You don't want to be a walking stereotype. And... Continue Reading →

Complainer’s Guilt 

There's always someone who has it worse.  There's always someone struggling to avoid homelessness. There's someone who's lost their whole family. There's someone who just suffered a catastrophic injury. There's someone working three jobs just to survive. And here I... Continue Reading →

Your Boss’ Wife is Always Entitled to the Perks You Want but Can’t Have 

So your boss' wife, also a career woman, is pregnant. You think the boss may become more lenient, because he'll be gaining first hand experience at what it takes to be a working parent. Maybe, you'll get flex time. Oh,... Continue Reading →

I’m Writing a Blog Post, so I’m Neglecting My Kids and/or My House is Filthy

One of the biggest problems I have had with picking a creative outlet and sticking to it has been a lack of free time.  Every minute of free time I have is devoted to my children and cleaning my house. ... Continue Reading →

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