My birthday is coming up (no, it’s not my 1/2 birthday as this photo would indicate) and people keep asking me what I want. Apparently, I’m difficult to shop for – the problem is that all I want every year is for people whom I care about (and it’s a
Can a Broke-Ass Mom change careers and be a SAHM? That’s what I’m trying to find out. As I stated in my intro to the Broke-Ass world, I traded in my high heels for some Keen sneakers, my stockings for yoga pants, and my purse for a backpack all to
Today I had to give myself a time out. With only one nap this week, my husband working late every night, and constant “Why?” questions from my son, any Broke-Ass Mom would need a time out. We don’t have the luxury of jetting off to a facial, or a massage,
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
I’m smelling a slight stench coming from the direction of my armpits, and I suddenly realize that it’s not my son’s dirty diaper, or some food gone bad that might be lodged in our couch, it’s my sweatshirt. I’ve worn it five days in a row now. I can’t help
Nothing says Broke-Ass Mom more than homemade straight from the earth (or your compost in this case) chicken stock. This has got to be one of the more Broke-Ass things we do around here (besides playing with cardboard boxes on rainy afternoons). If you don’t make your own stock what
It was a typical Monday morning. My two-year-old son and I were on our way to the Safeway about a mile from our home with our BOB stroller. Thirty minutes and ninety dollars later we headed home with a gallon of milk, and three bags full of groceries. As I
With my husband travelling quite a bit lately, it’s got me thinking how does a Broke-Ass Mom survive without her Broke-Ass partner? (I also think about all you single parents out there, and every day I have a new found respect for you, really, you should all be proud of