Moms: Second Edition
Call For Submissions
Misadventures of Moms (and Disasters of Dads) is an anthology
series focusing on the joys of parenthood! Do you have a story
that may fit into one of the following categories?
Chapters for second edition of Misadventures of Moms
Moms in cars: Love the van? Hate the van? Hate to love the van?
Breakdowns, new car snafus,
Moms in restaurants: Spills, commotion, waiting for reservations
Moms and losing teeth/Tooth Fairy: How
a tooth fell out, where a tooth fell out, when the Tooth Fairy
visited or didn’t
Moms and TV shows: Addicted to Barney, scheduling the day around
a favorite, obsessed children
Moms and church: Noisy hours, loud whispers, stinky diapers
Moms and breastfeeding: Inappropriate remarks, OOPS! Moments,
Moms and sports/extra-curricular activities: Piano, gymnastics,
soccer, basketball, parenting competitiveness
Moms and how WE change: How I was vs. how I am, I had no idea
this would happen
Moms and WAHM: Deadlines, early morning hours
Moms and bad days: Portrait studios in December, Forgotten lunch
calls from school secretaries
Moms and everyday schedules: Your schedule, what did you do today?
when did you last leave the house?
Moms and secrets no one tells a new mom: Leaking
breasts in the shower, hemorrhoids, maxi-pad stock-up...
To submit a story for the second edition
of Misadventures of Moms, please email Kerri at Kerri.firstname.lastname@example.org or Kerri.email@example.com
Had one of those moments? As a mother of a 9, 8, 4, 2, and 1
year old, I feel your pain. My goal is to create, with my sisters
in motherhood, a gift quality book that can be given to any
mom to help her realize she’s not alone. We’re
all constantly laughing at our situations, but often have no
other adult to share our stories with or the time to reflect
on the events of any given day.
Re-live your funniest mom misadventure
in descriptive and emotional words. As in, been there, felt
Stories should be
between 400 and 1500 words in length. All stories must be true,
but also hard to believe!
Misadventures of Moms is pubished by Moms In Print. The anthology
is non-paying for contributors; but $1.00 of each sale from the
first edition is being donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation
to fight breast cancer.
Deadline for second edition submissions: May 30th, 2004