motherhood uncorked — party animals

Shannon O'Brien

Peppa Pig, party animal

People say having kids changes a person. I can't count how many people warned me that I would change after having a baby. And even more so once we were expecting number two. People relished in this warning, seemingly taking great joy at the thought of whatever misfortune was about to bite at my heels...

Read more →


Shannon O'Brien

Party on, parental units

As I made my way to a party last weekend I found myself thinking that since having kids my personal life hasn't really changed all that much. I still see friends, watch TV and go to parties. Now the dates with friends might leave me wanting more (it's kinda hard to focus on telling or hearing a great story when you're making sure one kid doesn't plummet head first down the stairs and another doesn't jam a stick in another kid's eye). And what was once binge watching a full Netflix series in a weekend now looks more like 18...

Read more →

Recent Articles