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Tracy A. Ward

Tracy A. Ward lives in Texas with her hot hubby and her two amazingly brilliant children. Really, they're smart as heck. Tracy is a blogger by day, and a Sexy Women's Fiction author by night. Her characters are every-day women, following their dreams, searching for that elusive happy ending. Send Tracy a message or leave her a comment! She'd love to hear from you.

5 Personality Types of Moms Who Play Fantasy Football

You think you know these women. You’ve organized PTA fundraisers together, shared a carpool and have helped each other out of countless binds over the years. They are your friends. Your neighbors. But they are also your rival fantasy football team owners. Forget book club, bunco night or supper club, fantasy football leagues are what …

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He Loves Me Not: 10 Signs Your Prince Charming Is Actually A Warty Little Toad

It’s ingrained in us, that need for romantic love and connection. It puts us on our best behavior during those early, get-to-know-you days and adds a rosy haze to our outlook, causing us to miss those early clouds forming over our new romance. Don’t get caught in a shit storm of what should’ve been your …

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4 Simple Ways To Keep Your Feet From Going Numb On The Elliptical

Not as rigorous as the stair climber, but more intense than the treadmill, the elliptical is a gym favorite. But nothing can deter you from working out more than feeling like your pedaling on stubs. And because the elliptical keeps your tootsies on a flat, stationary surface, the bulk of your weight rests on the …

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Playgroup Etiquette: 7 Keys to Surviving When Your Toddler Drops an Effy

Toddlers are cute as a bug, cuddly when they want to be and their cherubic cheeks leave your fingers twitching to pinch. As angelic (and harmless) as they appear, their super-sonic hearing can pick up on everything you say even in dog-whistle decibels. Especially the words you hiss through clenched teeth when you accidentally slam the …

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Coitus Interruptus: What To Say To Your Child In That Awkward Moment

Regardless of your kid’s age, working in sexy time with your spouse is hard (ba-dum-bum). Juggling work, sports schedules, piano lessons, parent-teacher conferences, dog walking, dinner making, and laundry doing can suck the libido right out of you if you let it. But when the stars align and Daddy has done the dishes, the last …

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10 Reasons To Be Excited Summer Is Over

When did summer stop being a break where students and moms could take a breather from rigid schedules? Was it when the kids hit middle school age, with fall sports tryouts on the horizon? When they spent months figuring out which to go out for during the next school year and which to finally let go …

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11 Things You Should Stop Caring About Right Now!

I’m not one for sugar coating. Forty sucks. The spontaneous hair growth in weird places. Gray pubes. Weight that’s next to impossible to lose. But forty isn’t all bad either. Especially when you get introspective and consider the lessons you’ve learned. That’s when forty becomes the decade where you strip your life of the bullshit, …

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Feeling Hangry? 10 Things You Should Never Do On An Empty Stomach

The less water in the pot, the quicker it is to boil. Same goes for blood when it’s deprived of sugar. As a contribution to world peace and in an effort to reduce the future prison population, there are 10 things you should never do on an empty stomach. 1).  Shop for groceries. You’ll come …

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10 Things Never To Say To A WAHM

The very existence of our species is based on the survival of the fittest. The forming of tribes. The pooling of resources. The establishment of hierarchy. Whether in the cave, on the battlefield, in the boardroom, or the classroom, four billion years of evolution has proven one thing–the strong might absorb the week. But none …

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When Family Unfriends You: 10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Care

Hey, I get it. Whether you’re related to me or not, as a romance author with a penchant for profanity, I understand that my online presence isn’t suitable for children or the ultra conservative. But if you’re like me, social media is the one place you can broadcast your opinions to the world, share your …

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When You Feel Like A Foodie, But You Can’t Cook

The internet has ruined my expectations of what food is supposed to look like. Before all of these amazing food artists came out of the woodwork I always thought ‘I’ was an amazing food artist. Seriously, there are things I can make with ketchup that you wouldn’t even Believe. But, the internet. And while some …

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Drama Mamas: 10 Clues You Are One

It looked like an average party invitation, made on one of those do-it-yourself computer programs, printed and distributed in the school folder. One mommy’s darling was turning 8 and the whole class was invited to the community pool for swimming and a barbecue. It seemed harmless enough until the not-so-fine print revealed gift registry information …

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10 People Who Should Never Be Allowed On Airplanes

Be it the for holidays visiting family, vacation or if bi-coastal commuting is just a necessary party of your job, air travel has become as common as a round of antibiotics to fight the sniffles. Cram a hundred and fifty anxious-to-get-where-they’re-going people on a jet and there’s bound to be an issue or two. Still, …

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10 Tips That Make Moving Suck Less

From decluttering, to choosing an agent, to packing your entire life into portable containers, there are few things in life more stressful than moving. Whether you’ve accepted a job in a new city, just finished construction on your dream home or you’re dodging eviction, no matter what way you slice it, moving bites a dirty …

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10 Things My Mother Should’ve Told Me About Being a Girl

While I have a great relationship with my mother, we didn’t exactly bond over Saturday afternoon window shopping or lessons on how to apply the appropriate amount of lip stick. There are definitely some things my mother should’ve told me… Being raised in the 40’s and 50’s and within a highly conservative environment, the feminist …

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10 Ways Marriage Is Like A Slow Cooker

Anyone who’s been in a romantic relationship has experienced it–that new-love rush, when you can’t get enough of each other and think you’ll feel that way forever. But then marriage, jobs and kids come along and you forget all the things you used to love about each other in the first place. Like cooking a …

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Don’t Make Me Spill My Wine: 10 Things Kids Do That Flip Your Switch

Most of the time my kids are awesome, but molding adolescents into responsible adults can be a challenge that will test the patience of a saint. After a long week at the office, running errands, acting as family chauffeur and short order cook, I want nothing more than to kick back and have a nice …

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9 Reasons to Like Your Dogs More Than Your Kids

A lot of things have changed for me over the years, going from a corporate ladder-climber to a writer/stay-at-home mom has been a big one. My love for cheap booze has been replaced by wine or a well mixed Beergarita. Sensible flats now sit on racks where stripper heels used to be and yoga pants take the spot that formerly held …

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Why My Candy (and yours) Will Never See Halloween

Every year I go through the same thing…and so do you. Here’s the 100% honest reason why my candy (and yours) will never see Halloween. Why do we do it to ourselves—give in to the temptation of buying those delectable bite-size bits over-flowing on store shelves weeks before Halloween? We know the baby Butterfingers aren’t for …

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What To Do When Your Muse Is A Dirty Prostitute

If you’d known me when I was thirteen, you would’ve known three things: First, I wanted to be the first female to play in the NBA. Second, I wanted to be the first female President of the United States. Life experience acting as the killer of idealism, I abandoned my presidential dreams, but who knows, …

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