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Dawn Meehan

Welcome!

Just kick the toys out of the way and come on in! I’m known here online as Mom2My6Pack,  The Because I Said So Mom, or just That Crazy Lady with Six Kids. If those titles are too long for you, just call me Dawn:)

People keep telling me that there should be information about me on my web site, and well, all the cool kids are doing it, so here ya go. You can read more about me in my BIO .

You can read about our latest adventures–like the kids painting the walls with peanut butter, giving their siblings haircuts, and building rocket ships out of household appliances–on my BLOG .

To get your very own copy of my books, You’ll Lose the Baby Weight (and other lies about pregnancy and childbirth) or Because I Said So (and other tales from a less-than-perfect parent), check out my BOOKS page.

If that’s not enough, you can read my column over at BABBLE.

Take your time, look around and make sure to come back as I update my BLOG several times a week. Gotta go! Here come the kids, a squirrel, and… is that my toaster??

Make yourself at home and enjoy!

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From the blog…

  • RSS BECAUSE I SAID SO

    • Standardized Tests Sucked the Love of Learning Out of My Child
      You may or may not have seen this viral video of 9-year-old Sydney Smooth schooling her school board on the hypocrisy of standardized testing. As the parent of a 9-year-old daughter who is currently feeling the pressure of the FSA (Florida’s standardized test), I applaud her for speaking up to school administrators. I have a […]
    • Mako Mermaids, an H2O Adventure on Netflix
      A guest post by Lexi Meehan on Mako Mermaids, an H2O Adventure now on Netflix (and she's well-qualified since she's my kid who wants to be a mermaid when she grows up!)At first when I heard of Mako Mermaids, an H2O Adventure, I thought it was just a copy of the original H2O, but it […]
    • I Can't Stop Thinking About the Woman I Turned Away
      One night last week, a knock sounded at my front door. My kids jumped up to answer it and I followed behind, wondering who could possibly be at my door at 8:00 on such a rainy night. I looked out over my kids’ heads to see a strange woman standing there, holding a plastic shopping […]
    • 10 Things That Scare me as a Single Parent
      Being a part of the single parent club is not easy. When the other parent is absent and/or you have no family around to help, it's even harder. Some days, it feels impossible to let go of the paralyzing fear that grips all single parents at one time or another.The worry about having enough money […]

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