Neurotic Mom is a blog at mLive that has been online since at least January 2004. Three years later, author Jen Eyer is still kicking down a unique blend of informative articles, useful links along with some good old-fashioned fretting.
Some of her posts (Non-toxic Toys, Vacation Stress) fit right into the concerns of the day while others (Gettin’ sneaky in the kitchen) explore more general parenting concerns. All of them are designed to make parents (especially of the mom persuasion) a little bit more comfortable and prepared to deal with the 10,001 questions and challenges from illness, environmental concerns, product safety and behavioral & discipline issues (I found the point where the Candyland board went flying in Learning to Lose to be pretty nostalgic) and some of “The Things They Say”:
A little comic relief. At dinner the other night, Kevin raised his glass and said, just goofing around, “I’d like to make a toast. To my family!” We all clinked glasses, sipped our drinks and went back to eating.
A moment later, Belle raised her glass and said, “I’d like to make some scrambled eggs to my family!”
It’s a cool blog that should offer any parent some help and perspective.