Chaunie Brusie, mom.me

Chaunie Brusie

mom.me

California, United States

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Past:
  • mom.me
  • Medium
  • Scary Mommy
  • Babble
  • SheKnows

Past articles by Chaunie:

Being a 'Mommy Blogger' Helped Me Survive Early Motherhood and I Have No Regrets

Writing about my kids saved me from the darkness of early motherhood. → Read More

Sorry, But I'm Not Impressed by Rachel McAdams Pumping

Why are we only impressed when pretty celebrities are doing the milk work? → Read More

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting An LLC – Member Feature Stories –

The first year that my income as a freelance writer surpassed my husband’s teacher salary, I knew that it was time to talk to a tax professional about the best option for turning myself into a… → Read More

It Turns Out We Were Never Meant to Tolerate Our Insane Toddlers

Proof that toddlers are jerks and that's totally normal. → Read More

Is It Really a Big Deal That I Ate Lunch with My Kindergartner at School?

Call me a helicopter mom all you want, because I'd do it again in a heartbeat. → Read More

Apparently, I'm the Only One Responsible for the Magic of Christmas

Every year, it's the same old Christmas story in my house: On Christmas morning, my husband wakes up, sips his coffee and partakes in the joy on our children's faces as they tear into their presents. It's a beautiful scene in so many ways, but it's especially fun for my husband for one important reason: It's the first time he's laid eyes on a single one of their presents. Yup. Heck, my husband… → Read More

5 Mistakes I Won’t Repeat This Holiday Season

Forgetting to move the elf is just the start of it. → Read More

This Is Why Moms Can't Just Shut the Bathroom Door

If you still use the bathroom with the door closed, are you really a mom? Writer Chaunie Brusie explains why after you become a parent, certain habits are hard to break. → Read More

This Company Makes Medical Accessories for Kids with Special Needs That Look Amazingly Cool

Patti + Ricky, led by Alexandra Connell, creates "beautiful, funky, and cool" medical accessories for disabled adults and kids. → Read More

Teacher’s "Happy File" Reminds Us Just How Much a Simple Thank-You Note Can Mean

Katie Waite recently took to Facebook to share a little-known secret about teachers: that many of them keep a "happy file" of students' notes and gifts, to keep them inspired on the job. → Read More

Let's Stop Apologizing for Our Mom Voices

Why do we act like mom voices are such a bad thing? → Read More

Women Highlight the Silent Pain of Miscarriage and Loss in Striking Photo Series

The #IHadAMiscarriage campaign, created by Los Angeles-based psychologist and writer Dr. Jessica Zucker, is raising awareness of miscarriage and infant loss in a powerful new way. → Read More

Mom of Immunocompromised Toddler Begs Parents to Keep Their Sick Kids at Home

Courtney Hayes, mom of an immunocompromised baby, recently took to Facebook to urgently remind parents to keep their sick kids at home — because for little ones like her son, it could be a matter of life or death. → Read More

Mom’s Photo Series Reveals the Painful Things People Say After Miscarriage and Infant Loss

After mom Dana Dewedoff-Carney suffered a second miscarriage, she decided to create the photo series Project Benjamin to shed new light on the experience of miscarriage and infant loss. → Read More

Why This Mom Is Proud to Have "Let Herself Go"

In a recent Facebook post, mom Amy Weatherly admits she has "let herself go," but in the best way possible — and she encourages others to do the same. → Read More

This Mom’s Post About Her “Failed” Birth Plan Has a Powerful Reminder in It for All of Us

Samantha Joy had a vision for what the perfect birth would look like. But like most moms, she soon learned that no birth plan goes quite as planned. In a recent Facebook post, she shares why her "failed" birth plan wasn't a failure at all. → Read More

'Supermom' Breastfeeds While Running a 103-Mile Super Marathon

Sophie Power has some superpowers, both in motherhood and on the trail. → Read More

Mom Shares Heartbreaking Back-to-School Photo

Mom of four Angela Miller has started a community for other parents like her. → Read More

Clever Photo Series Takes on the Many Ways Moms Are Shamed for Their Parenting

Photographer Abbie Fox's recent photo series highlights the harsh judgments moms endure when it comes to their parenting decisions. → Read More

Powerful Image Captures the “Honor Walk” Given to Organ Donor Who Touched 50 Lives

Organ donor Cletus “Clete” Schnieders was given a hero’s respect with an “Honor Walk” as he was taken into the operating room of Mercy West Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. → Read More