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Dear Ice Cream Truck, I Love You, But Please Stop Coming By Every Day

Last night was the last straw. You arrived just seconds before dinner was served.

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I Should Know This

BySamm Davidson

Why The Hell Are There Apps For Every Single Kid Activity Now?!

Listen, I want all the info — but I feel like the manager of an app circus sometimes.

ByEmma Coburn

'Potty Training Is Literal Hell'

From work struggles to the awkwardness of small talk with other parents, readers share what’s really on their minds.

ooh la la
ByMilena Nigam

I Had A Crush On My Male Midwife

It was weird, but it was what I needed.

neat & tidy
ByKatie Garrity

The Home Edit's Clea and Joanna Revealed The Weirdest Thing They’ve Ever Had To Organize

The Home Edit founders talked to Scary Mommy about back-to-school chaos and how to get kids on board with keeping a tidy home.

think about it
BySimi Sapir

I Never Expected Buying The 'Wrong' Size Jeans Would Change My Outlook On Motherhood

I started looking around for other places in life to size up and give myself a little space.

ByJulie Sprankles

Jesse Williams Gets Candid About Inequality, Back To School & More

The 'Only Murders In The Building' actor and activist sat down with Scary Mommy about raising kids today.

Oh boy
ByEmma Coburn

'I Think My Sis And Mom Sh*t Talk About Me'

From new jobs to "mean moms" at school, 15 parents share what's on their minds in this week’s Confessions.

BySarah Bourassa

Yep, Perimenopause Can Even Change Your Poop

Doctors share what to look out for and what you can do about it.

please stop
ByLauren Davidson

I Said No Gifts & Damn It, I Mean It.

Fewer presents = less stress for everyone, and that’s my only goal for my kids’ birthday parties.

BySarah Bourassa

5 Illnesses Parents Actually Aren't Likely To Catch From Their Kids

A pediatric doctor explains why adults probably won’t catch these, plus tips for making this sick season less hellish.

BySamm Davidson

After 3 Picky Eaters I Finally Have A Kid Who Will Try Anything

I did nothing different but this younger kid is my favorite foodie.

ByEmma Coburn

'My MIL Is A Witch'

Let’s be real: Scary Mommy Confessions never disappoint.

Welcome to Auntiology & Uncleology 101
ByJulie Sprankles

Jake Gyllenhaal Really, Really Loves Being An Uncle

So much that he wrote a children’s book about it.

ByLauren Davidson

Does Everyone Have A Million Piles In Their House Or Is It Just Me?

And why does it fall to the mom to put everything away?

Yes, Please
ByLiz Vaccariello

11 Family-Friendly Hotels With Amazing Spas For Moms

QT with the fam plus R&R for you? It’s a win-win.

Pack Your Bags
ByMorgan Flaherty

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Visit Disney World? We Asked Two Theme Park Experts

While you can never *really* escape the crowds, turns out there are magical windows that aren’t so hectic.