As we say hello to 2019, let’s take a look back on our favorites over the past year. I’m so interested to see which posts resonate the most with everyone. Plus, it’s always nice to be reminded of a good read. Lord knows I can’t remember on my own. Ok, top 10, let’s hit it.
Top 10 Most Popular CCMB Posts in 2018
Sarah writes honestly and bravely about accepting her truth and moving forward for herself and her family. “…I had a problem I didn’t know how to fix. I was an alcoholic and I needed help, fast, before I destroyed everything that I held dear.”
This one’s a gold mine of secret tips and tricks – free ice cream, crispy fries, off-the-menu grilled cheese, and more. And things got a wee bit dramatic in the comments if you like that sort of thing.
Our resident aesthetician gives us the low-down on her favorite ways to freshen up, including one treatment that’s “the best money you will ever spend.”
by Katie Wells
Katie writes thoughtfully from her perspective as a SAHM. If that’s your current situation, you’ll be nodding vigorously the whole way through this one.
“Not only am I intimately acquainted with most of the parks across Collin County, but I actually have favorites. And what’s more, I have criteria for what makes for the best toddler parks…”
Two things all parents struggle with: 1) bedtime and 2) wondering if our parenting actually gets through to our kids. Alice addresses both in a surprising bedtime experiment with her 4- and 7-year-olds.
by Whitney Reed
“What happens when you get devastating news from a very serious, very concerned OB-GYN?” Whitney tackles what it feels like to find out that your child has a serious health problem. Her last paragraph gets me every time.
A busy mom’s wardrobe secret weapon. No spoilers, you’ll just have to read the post!
by Ashley Pease
Ashley writes an open letter to her friends, both apologizing for and explaining how things are a little different these days. The comments have a bonus rebuttal. Classic internet.
Love a good pro/con list. And love to hear others’ perspectives on Texas. Amanda moved here from sunny San Diego; let’s see what she thinks.
*And do not miss our super popular Honest Moms series, where we covered a variety of topics on the harder parts of motherhood, marriage, and more.