Kristen Howerton


Kristen Howerton is a professor of pyschology and mom of four children within four years via birth and adoption. She's been blogging at Rage Against the Minivan as a coping skill since 2006. Kristen is the editor-in-chief of ShePosts, an online news magazine for women in social media, and a columnist at OC Family magazine. In the spring of 2010, Kristen lost her long and passionate battle against the minivan. It now sits in her driveway covered in crushed cheerios and remnants of her self-esteem.


Costa Mesa, CA

Posts by Kristen Howerton

To My Kids, on Mother’s Day
As Mother's Day approaches, I've been thinking about you. I know it's supposed to happen the other way around—you guys thinking about me—but that's just how moms are. As your mom, there are some things that I'd like you to know, and Mother's Day seems a good time to do it. Your dad and I are trying to teach you things that will help you grow and make you into tolerable teenagers and, hopefully, well-rounded adults one day. So I want you to understand these things...