Alex Frost

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I am a mom to two sons, ages 3 and 2, with a third son on the way in September. I teach high school communications and English in Cincinnati and do freelance writing in my "spare time". I was born and raised in West Chester and look forward to raising my sons here as well, surround by our Big Fat Greek family, and friends.

Dear Mom Influencers {from an Imperfect Mama}

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Dear Perfect Mom Bloggers/Influencers, We all follow you, waiting for wisdom to trickle down to us “regular moms” through social media, podcasts, websites, live chats and e-newsletters. But is your message on the up and...

Three secrets from your kid’s teacher as the school year begins

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Back-to-school brings jittery angst for everyone, including your kids’ teachers. My teacher friends and I joke that summer’s over on Fourth of July because they spend from then on mentally preparing, lesson planning, shopping...

Glamping with Toddlers

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One of the dilemmas of having more than a few children is, “How will we afford a vacation?” and “Wow, five plane tickets costs thousands of dollars.” Tent camping was beyond out of the...

Moms of Teens: Stop Telling Me How Much Worse It Gets

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When my three toddler boys and I go places in public, the comments fly. They are loud, they seem (well they are) very close in age, and they are usually dressed as a pirate,...

“Three-Day Potty Training” and Other Lies

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I read the book(s). Removed the rugs, the pants, the diapers. Checked for signs of readiness. Vowed to never touch a pull-up. Made a big exciting production. Bought the stickers, the little potty, the...

The Ridiculous Sleep Skills We Develop as Parents

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You get pregnant. You don’t sleep. You have a baby. You really don’t sleep. Your baby grows up. You sort of start sleeping. Six years later, a recent study reports you finally start to return...

Going Part Time: The Best and Worst of Both Worlds

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My alarm used to go off at 5:30 am, and I’d peel myself out of bed, and with loads of guilt wake up my baby sons to get ready for work. I’d dream of...

I Am Not My Child

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Just before Christmas, I got a text that made me look twice from a local secondhand children’s store. It read something like: “The Perfect Mom Gift: gift cards are perfect for the new mom,...

If I Treated My Husband Like My Nail Tech

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Everyone’s spent a day at the salon and felt refreshed not just from the full set or fresh haircut, but from the conversation with your long time trusted nail tech or hair stylist. It’s...

What My Newborn Taught Me About Dieting

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I have hated fad diets since high school when my best friend and I decided we would look like hot magazine models if we ate Nutrigrain bars and yogurt every day--the only things we deemed...