Motorhead Mama Blog

Test Drive: Busy Moms Will ❤️ The Volvo XC60

I’m gonna let you, dear reader, in on a little secret. Despite my breezy demeanor, I work hard. Really hard. And I think I’m like millions of women when I say the only uninterrupted, unfettered, unmolested time I get is when I’m in my car. So when I’m driving, that environment had better be sweet. Like in the Volvo XC60. The new XC60 has won...

distracted driving teen

Teen Driving: Turns Out We Are More Distracted Than Our Kids 🙄

From reading screenplays to giving BJs, from applying mascara to inhaling a Double Double, when it comes to distracted driving, I’ve seen it all. Trust me, people in LA do some disgusting things in their cars. And if I’m honest, I know I’m guilty myself. Because if you don’t think I’m whipping out my camera when that bedazzled Bentley rolls by, you’ve got another thing...

Compact Crossover

3 Mama-Approved Compact Crossovers

Let’s get this straight right off the bat– What The Hell Is A Crossover? Well, many of you tell me: I want a new car. I want to be up high; but I don’t want it to be too big; plus I want great mileage. Oh and make it pretty! These are all valid concerns. Our appetites for enormous SUVs are waning, but at the...

Car Slut Confessions: Korean Luxury Is Real

When it comes to car buying advice, I’m certainly no Consumer Reports. Can I tell you if this year’s Honda Accord is superior to the one before? Hell no. Do I know the new Prius inside and out? Yawn. Sorry, no interest. Unless, of course, it’s covered in marshmallows. But what I can tell you is which upscale vehicle will dramatically increase your happiness quotient...

5 More Cars Freya & Her Pals Are Into

This morning, I awoke to four tween girls who were up and ready for donuts! It was my fault, the night before I’d promised them that we’d do a donut run if we could make one extra stop. I waited until we got in the car to reveal that the extra stop was Supercar Sunday. To say they were excited about putting 300 cars between...

Mama’s Monterey Shopping List 2018

August is my favorite month to abandon my children. Sorry, but it’s true. I do a lot around here, so I think it’s perfectly cool if my husband is in charge while I head to the Bay Area to sip champagne on a seaside golf course to look at priceless cars. Good luck with that back-to-school stuff, honey. Mama’s got a date in Monterey! But...