Nicole Knepper is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with two advanced degrees (psychology and gerontology) whose blog, "Moms who Drink and Swear," became the basis for her first book.
Nicole Knepper is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with two advanced degrees (psychology and gerontology) whose blog, "Moms who Drink and Swear," became the basis for her first book, "Moms Who Drink and Swear: True Tales of Loving My Kids While Losing My Mind." "Nikki," or the "Queen of Cussin," as she is known to her three quarters of a million fans in the social media, is known for her commitment to using her vast and diverse audience to raise awareness and funds for charitable organizations.
Nikki's broad knowledge base and boundless enthusiasm for educating others about mental illness and overall emotional wellness is obvious in her writing. Her unique style of weaving common sense, healthy psychology, and humor into her off-color, sometimes profanity laced blogs and stories is not for the faint of heart! Nikki's honest, nothing topic is ever off limits observations about the hilarity and heartache in life consistently draws in new readers, and has resulted in a large and army of loyal readers who identify themselves proudly as fellow moms (and dads and single people and....you get it, right?) who drink and swear.
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As a parent, you will, at some point, need to talk about this with your child. Read More
Bring noisy, ugly gifts that need six million batteries a week. I’m good with that, but do not bring anything alive into my house as a gift for either of my kids, man. Read More
Now that I am the parent of a teenager, I find that I am spending a lot of time trying not to be a jerk in response to some of the jerk things he does. Read More
Stupid smart people are either unable or unwilling to see things from another’s perspective. Read More
I want to tell you something that will inspire you so much, you just might change a few things in your life. Read More
As recently as 40 years ago, it was typical for family members with severe mental illness to be sent away and not talked about at all. Read More
I do not suffer from orthorexia, however I know a few people who do: People who are moms. They are obsessed with healthy eating. Read More
For three days in a row, there has been a mess of litter on the floor of my family room. I have considered picking it up, but I haven't done it. Read More
The Ice Bucket Challenge is all the rage and I think it's awesome. Read More
Sometimes I wish I could be a woman with the single-minded focus and dedication to one thing, giving it all my heart, feeling guilt free and never fragmented. Read More
Please tell me this kind of stuff happens at your house. Please, please, please... Read More