My Ritz Cracker addiction

Are you craving more carbs lately? What makes your carb intake skyrocket – cold weather, busy holidays, stressful life events? Stay-in-bed mom has another Ritz Cracker carb load. Ahhh! It’s okay – whatever your craving – remember children are challenging. Don’t be hard on yourself.

Stay-in-Bed Mom

Hi, my name is Stay-in-Bed Mom, and I’m a Ritz Crackers addict. It’s been six days since I ate my last sleeve.

O, golden rounds, how I love thee. Your supremely delicious disks of glory are a delight to behold. I admit I’m powerless over you. Ritz Crackers, your seductive scalloped edges sing a siren song. Mom life is unmanageable without your buttery goodness. One taste is “a bite of the good life.”

Single cracker

Ever noticed how the word crack is in Ritz Crackers? You are a drug to me, Ritz Crackers. You’re just so darn addicting, and I can never get enough. I start grinding my teeth whenever I see your signature red box in our kitchen pantry.

Rather than admit I have a problem, I’ve tried a few strategies to hide my addiction from my husband.

  1. Pay for Ritz Crackers with cash. We share bank and…

View original post 580 more words

Stress-Free Social Media Break

Hi All, I'm taking a brief hiatus from my blog and Instagram account @stayinbedmomblog. Lately, I'm feeling stressed and stretched too thin, which means I need to "stay in bed" more. See you in soon!In the meantime, please leave your blog topic ideas in the comments. What would you like to see more of on... Continue Reading →

A Final Thought – From the Pillow

You may wonder why each Stay-in-Bed Mom Blog (SIBMB) post ends with a "A Final Thought - From the Pillow". I grew up watching The Jerry Springer Show with my gram during lazy summer afternoons and holiday breaks from school hahah. I'd sit in a child's pose at the end of Mygram's bed and wait for... Continue Reading →

Overcoming all-or-nothing thinking

Thank you for joining Stay-in-Bed Mom Blog (SIBMB) for an ongoing positive self-talk series. Self-love starts with positive self-talk. We'll continue to discuss cognitive distortions, or unhelpful thinking styles, through the lens of parenthood. A little cognitive distortion here, a little exaggeration there isn't going to affect your mental state in the short term. However,... Continue Reading →

10 best quotes about dads

Where's Mom? I want Mom. Go ask your mother. It's tough coming in second to mom. But as American Evangelist Billy Graham once said, "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." Let's sing, praise, and notice all of the dads,... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑