Who You Callin’ Shitty?

So am I a shitty housewife? Yeah, I am. Not intentionally, but if you compared me to another housewife I would be the shittier of the two.

Look, I love being a wife, I love having a home “to keep” and I adore taking care of my kids. But no one is ever going to give me a ‘housewife of the year’ award. Truth is, I am 100% okay with that. I am really good at making my kids laugh. I am even better at putting a huge smile on my husband’s face at any moment during the day. And I am the best at drinking a lot of Miller Highlife while maintaining a flat belly.

We all cannot be good at everything. And in this day and age of Facebook and Instagram, man it is easy to look like you are. But I am here to create a space where perfection is the PITS! In fact perfect is not welcome. I want a place where I can be myself. My true, real, semi-shitty, and totally awesome self. A place where a selfie showing my deflated, teeny, tiny breasts is welcomed because they nursed three humans. A place where I can talk about how I try every day to make this household how it is “supposed” to be, but I am having a hard time trying to fit that mold. A place where that mold is just fucking lame. A place where being myself is the best and being someone I am not is the absolute worst. A place where YOU and I can admit who we are and be crazy proud of that person. My name is Jan-O.

Welcome to The Shitty Housewife.

9 thoughts on “Who You Callin’ Shitty?

  1. Teresa Iatridis says:

    Jan- I love your honesty! I remember one Christmas i plopped my girls on the front porch for that necessary Christmas card photo op. They were both complaining and whinning. After an hour of misery for all of us, i got 1 good photo. Everyone commented how sweet and photogenic my girls were. There is ALWAYS a back story! The fact is, no mom can do it all, all of the time! Thanks for creating this blog for all of us shitty housewives!

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  2. Erin says:

    I’ve only read half way down the blog.. But your pretty awesome! My thoughts exactly. Way to be blunt, honest, and funny.. Because if your not laughing your (I’m) crying.. Lol love the blog 😊

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