Scary Mommy

July 16, 2024
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All The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals (It's No Surprise They're Selling Out Fast)

If you don't like my dog, we are not dating. It's a deal breaker for me.
best friend

If You Don’t Like My Dog, We’re Not Dating

Sorry, dogs come first.

$$ & Sense

Teaching Kids The Value Of A Dollar These Days Is A Wild Ride

It’s a totally different ballgame.

add to tbr

8 Books To Read If You Like ‘Bridgerton’... And Magic

Gentle reader, it’s time to incorporate sorcerers into your reading diet.

Every Bit Helps

I'm A Mom Of 5. Here Are My Best Budgeting Hacks.

Will these solve your budget problems? Not completely! But they’re easy and really do help.

hard pass

My Kid Looks Like A Teen & It Freaks Me Out

My 10-year-old son looks more like a teenager than a preteen.

The Wheel Of Feels

Scary Mommy Originals

Taylor Wolfe Is Just Trying To Laugh It Off Like The Rest Of Us

Dave Ogleton Talks Dad Jokes, Youth Sports, & Parenting Every Stage From Teens To Toddlers

Ilana Glazer Is Late For Toddler Yoga

Alyce Chan Is In The Parenting Sweet Spot

Nicki Maher Is Just Here To Have A Good Time

Nicole Story Dent Can’t Believe Y2K Style Is Back, Either

Kayla Sullivan Is Live On The Scene Of Motherhood & Reporting For Duty

Andie MacDowell & Chyler Leigh Are Your New Fave Mother-Daughter TV Duo

Meet Soliana Sapp, Your Pink-Robe-Insta-Fave & New Mom Bestie

Caitlin Murray Is Adulting... Big Time

Hilarie Burton Is Doing It All For Her Daughter

All Hail Geri Halliwell-Horner!

'Workin' Mom's Catherine Reitman Gets Real About Sex & Marriage Post-Kids

Andrea Savage Knows Her Kid Is Gonna Talk About Her In Therapy One Day

Iliza Shlesinger Hates Mom-Shamers As Much As You Do

Gabrielle Union Brings It

love 2 see it
BySuzanne Zuckerman

Our Obsession With Social Media Grandmas, Explained

It’s no wonder I’m a sucker for content created by and about grandmas, since I miss my own so much.

one, two, three!

This Summer, I'm Always Jumping In

What if I reclaimed a child’s attitude for swimming, just for one summer?

Lonely

My Kid Is Barely On The Spectrum, & I Feel Caught Between Two Worlds

Where’s the space for moms like me?

She grins!

I Swear My MIL Is Doing This Just To F*ck With Me

You may think I’m a conspiracy theorist, but hear me out.

Parenting

'I Can't Trust Anything My Husband Says'

In the latest Confessions roundup, 15 parents vent about childish husbands, job hunting, cancelled hair appointments, and more.

welcome to the jungle

So Parenting Is Just Doing Things You’re Scared Of Over and Over?

Sure I may be anxious, but this all seems way too daunting.

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Money, Honey

As moms, we spend 24/7 making decisions about practically everything in our families' lives, including money matters. From money-saving tips to actually teaching your child the value of a dollar, Scary Mommy is here for all your big -- and small -- money decisions.

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she has a point
ByJamie Kenney

A Mom Claims The Hardest Parenting Transition Is Going From Zero Babies To One Baby

Forget going from one to two or two to three, this mom says it doesn’t get harder than becoming a parent for the first time.

Shopping

Here’s How To Find The Best Deals On Amazon Prime Day

Hawkins at Home

Stranger Things-Inspired Candles Are Coming To Bath & Body Works

Don't Stress, Suppress!

‘Dishonest Harmony’ Perfectly Describes This Toxic Boomer Parenting Style

Nightmare Fuel

A Mom Is Warning Parents About SeaWorld After A Terrifying Roller Coaster Experience

A Better Battery

Energizer's New Battery Has 3 Brilliant Child Safety Features

Parenting

This Mom Swears By Her Family's Weekend "Dadurday" Tradition

this is the way!

Boy Mom Swears To Be The “Best Mother-In-Law” After Worries Of Being “Dad’s Side Of The Family”

got him!

Serena Williams Took A Dig At Controversial KC Chiefs Kicker Harrison Butker At The ESPYs

genius or selfish?

Moms On TikTok Are Raving About Display Baby Showers

I'm Lovin' It

McDonald's Free French Fries Deal Is The Ultimate Summer Mom Dinner

Reddit

Redditor's Family Offers Advice To Make Husband More Responsible: Have A Baby!

Parenting

Sweden Offers Paid Leave To Grandparents Helping With Grandkids

Lifestyle

Toxic Tampons: First Of Its Kind Study Finds Heavy Metals In Tampons

knowledge is power

Woman Warns Parents About The "Super Inappropriate" Books Their Tween Might Want To Read

From Fur-Mom To Fur-rustrated

New Mom Sees The Pets She Once Loved As 'Nasty, Dirty, Monsters'

CONFESS

Why is talking to parents at summer rec so hard?

Confessional #309

I pay more than my husband in expenses, and I’m pissed

Confessional #8312

I started weight loss injections, but I’m telling people I’m just seeing a dietician and working out

Confessional #1485

I inherited a chunk of money. My husband treats me better, now that I can afford options.

Confessional #6655

My BIL is an idiot

Confessional #457

More Confessions

'I Can't Trust Anything My Husband Says'

'My Husband And I Got Divorced And Told No One'

'I Don't Want To Have Sex Again But I Want A Second Baby'

'I Think About Divorce To Get A Break'

'All My Mom Friends Are Alcoholics'

'The Stress Of House Repairs Is Ruining My Sex Life'

'I Really Want My Husband To Get A Viagra Script'

'I Have Become A New WILD Person In The Bedroom'

'I'm Having The Best Sex Of My Life At 37'

‘My Parents Have Gotten Weird In Retirement & I Hate It’

'I'm So Sick Of Parenting My Mother And Mother In Law'

'Public School Is Ruining My Child'

'My Husband Had An Affair With A Drop Off Mom'

'My Husband Is Being A Whiney Baby About Lack Of Sex'

'My Husband Can’t Get Me Off’

From The Confessional: 'Husband Confessed To Being A Sex Addict'

Book Club

Your Queer Historical Romance Of The Summer Is You Should Be So Lucky

16 Novels To Slip Into Your Beach Bag This Summer

Obsessed With Fourth Wing? Add These Romantasy Novels to Your TBR Pile ASAP

7 Spicy Romantasy Books Just Like A Court of Thorns And Roses

Dreaming Of Warmer Weather? 10 Spring Books That Will Get You Excited For Sunnier Days Ahead

8 Historical Fiction Novels To Read During Women’s History Month

The Most Anticipated Books By Black Authors Coming In 2024

The Best Books of 2024 You Need To Have On Your Radar

10 Empowering Novels That Center On Badass Single Moms

8 Queer Thrillers That’ll Get Your Heart Racing In More Ways Than One

What Book You Should Read Next Based On Your Favorite Romance Trope

8 Fiction Food Novels That Will Feed Your Imagination (& Make You Hungry)

8 Books Like Gilmore Girls Worthy Of A La-La-La String Melody

What You Should Read Next Based On Your Favorite Taylor Swift Era

10 Books That Are As Sweet As Ted Lasso’s Biscuits

8 Balmy Novels Like The Summer I Turned Pretty

Celebrity Interviews

Exclusive
ByJulie Sprankles

Kellie Gerardi Is Just Your Average Mom Astronaut, NBD

One of the first 100 women in space, this multi-hyphenate STEM star opens up to Scary Mommy about being a parent who isn’t always on the same planet as her kid. (Literally.)

yes yes yes

Your Queer Historical Romance Of The Summer Is You Should Be So Lucky

candid kylie

Kylie Kelce Says Her Family Thrives In The Chaos: “You Have To Embrace It”

exclusive

One Of Your Favorite '90s Child Stars Now Writes Nostalgic Romance Novels With His Wife

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Paris Hilton Opens Up About Surrogacy Judgment In Never-Before-Read Book Excerpt

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Hillary Swank Had A Feeling She’d Be A Twin Mom

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Kat Stickler Gets Really Real About Motherhood

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Rochelle Johnson Didn’t Know Anyone With Autism. Then Her Son Was Diagnosed.

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AJLT Star Nicole Ari Parker Dishes On Motherhood, Marriage & Of Course, Fashion

Exclusive

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Gets Real About Mom Guilt

Keepy Uppy

Bluey's Mum & Dad Address The For-Real-Life Rumors That The Beloved Kids’ Show Is Ending

We're All "Lunatics" Here

Maren Morris’ Next Act

Exclusive

Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Has Some Surprising Advice For Parents Of Picky Eaters

shay rules

Scheana Shay Gets Real About Postpartum OCD

mom mode

Kylie Kelce Explains How Jason Helps Her Keep Her Cool While Parenting

america's mom

Donna Kelce Opens Up About Her Approach To Being A Mother-In-Law

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night night
ByJanine Annett

All The Crap I Do To Sleep As A Perimenopausal Woman

Yup, this suuucks.

add to tbr

8 Books To Read If You Like ‘Bridgerton’... And Magic

Gentle reader, it’s time to incorporate sorcerers into your reading diet.

Lifestyle
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I'm serious

Yep, Male Menopause Is The Real Deal

Of course, men don't want to talk about it.

I deserve it

5 Things I Bought Myself For My 40th Birthday As A Mom Of 4

I bought things I wanted for myself — not my kids, not my husband — and it felt great. Here’s what I got.

school of life

I Thought I Knew My Marriage. Then I Had Kids.

Struggling through parenthood together taught me so much about myself, my husband, and our relationship itself.

let's goooo
ByKelly Faircloth

13 Fantasy Books For Dragon-Obsessed Kids

Honestly, what could be better?

Every Bit Helps

I'm A Mom Of 5. Here Are My Best Budgeting Hacks.

Will these solve your budget problems? Not completely! But they’re easy and really do help.

Let's Go

The Top 10 Most Family-Friendly Cities For Summer Vacation, According To New Study

Yes, Orlando made the cut — but it’s not #1.

not so happy bday

The Insane Sticker Shock Of Kids' Birthday Parties

Finding an affordable option for kids’ birthday parties seems impossible, no matter how you slice it.

The Disney+ To Disney Parks Plan

How To Physically Prepare For Disney World

Between the stifling heat and walking 10+ miles a day, your body may be feeling anything but magical.

Stack Your Queue

20 Shows On Apple TV+ You Shouldn’t Sleep On

The soundtrack of Loot alone makes it worth the watch.

Original Videos

Know The Signs
ByArielle Tschinkel

Do You Have Typical Pregnancy Jitters, Or Is It Medical Anxiety?

It's natural to feel worried, but experts say there’s a point where it becomes something more serious.

Take Note

Need-To-Know Info: Can You Get Pregnant During Perimenopause?

Don’t toss out the contraceptives just yet.

Ugh, Amirite?

Bloating During Ovulation? It's A Thing (That Sucks)

Here’s what causes it, plus what you can do to alleviate it.

gigi and papa

Here Are The Most Popular Grandparent Nicknames In America, According To A New Study

Some of these were a bit surprising!

Blissful Baby Bubble

The Postpartum Choices Kourtney Kardashian Isn't Budging On This Time

Now that Kourtney Kardashian shares her 4th child with husband Travis Barker, she isn't backing down on these parenting decisions.

Old-Fashioned

23 Edwardian-Era Baby Names Full Of Hope & Progression

While still being majorly vintage and unique, obvi.

she has a point
ByJamie Kenney

A Mom Claims The Hardest Parenting Transition Is Going From Zero Babies To One Baby

Forget going from one to two or two to three, this mom says it doesn’t get harder than becoming a parent for the first time.

Get 'Em While You Can
BySamantha Darby

Here Are The Biggest & Best Prime Day Deals For Parents This Year

From gear that you can use now to the school supplies you’ll need soon (how is it July?!), you’ll want to *add to cart.*

Shopping
ByKatie Garrity

Here’s How To Find The Best Deals On Amazon Prime Day

Read this before impulse buying!

best friend
ByAnonymous

If You Don’t Like My Dog, We’re Not Dating

Sorry, dogs come first.

Hawkins at Home
ByJulie Sprankles

Stranger Things-Inspired Candles Are Coming To Bath & Body Works

The collab is part of Bath & Body Works’ year-long partnership with Netflix.

Don't Stress, Suppress!
ByMorgan Music

‘Dishonest Harmony’ Perfectly Describes This Toxic Boomer Parenting Style

This TikTok about ‘dishonest harmony’ is so validating for Gen Xers and millennials raised by boomer parents.

Nightmare Fuel
ByJamie Kenney

A Mom Is Warning Parents About SeaWorld After A Terrifying Roller Coaster Experience

She shared the video on TikTok, and it’s gone viral.

A Better Battery
ByMorgan Music

Energizer's New Battery Has 3 Brilliant Child Safety Features

Parents of curious babies and tots are going to love these genius improvements to coin battery safety.

An Aldi ~Find~
BySamantha Darby

Aldi Squishmallow Slides Are The Perfect Summer Shoe

And are less than $10 per pair.

Parenting
ByKatie Garrity

This Mom Swears By Her Family's Weekend "Dadurday" Tradition

It's a win-win for mom and dad!