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Daily Diary: That’s What Moms Are For

I’ve been neglecting my house for the last month or so. And when I say neglect… what I really mean is totally ignoring the fact that it’s my responsibility to keep it in order.

We look like we’ve been robbed. Plain and simple.

Yesterday, when I came home from the city after spending a few days working with P&G, I found my in-laws in my kitchen and almost passed out. I couldn’t believe my husband would let them in without making an effort to shift things into a corner at least!

Total embarrassment.

So today, my mother is coming over. Bill and I have an appointment to do our taxes this afternoon and needed a sitter. She is going to sleep over and spend time with us and the kids. I sent her an email this morning and said “Come at 8AM and bring a mop.”

I don’t own a mop. Don’t judge me.

She has no idea what she is walking into this morning. But isn’t that what moms are for?? πŸ™‚


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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.


  1. LOVE!!! it’s so wonderful to read that we’re all imperfect together πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ xo

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