SAHM

Self-care is my favorite thing, but honestly, the amount of work that it currently takes for me to get some space and actually take care of myself is so monumental.

You're Not Forgetful, You're Overworked

When I talked to my doctor about the forgetfulness and resulting anxiety I was experiencing, she suggested that I make lists, try bullet point Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.14.18   |   SHARE
I’ll sing it from the rooftops and admit the one thing that many moms might feel ashamed to say out loud: I live for nap time.

I'll Admit It, I Live For Nap Time

Yes, I said it. I’ll sing it from the rooftops and admit the one thing that many moms might feel ashamed to say out loud: I live for nap time. Read...
Allison Cooper    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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Baby + lost salary = struggle (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Raising Our Family On One Income: Chaotic But Worth It

I know how it feels to not contribute financially to the household. I know how it feels to be completely dependent on someone else for my financial Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   10.12.16   |   SHARE
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Being a Supermom isn't worth losing a spouse (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

I Gave Up Being A Supermom To Be A Better Wife

When my son was a baby, I used my husband as a second set of hands. He was my co-parent, the other caretaker... I was no longer viewing him as my Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.5.16   |   SHARE
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Why We Chose Homeschooling Over Two Great Charter Programs

If I were a SAHM with just my daughter, I wouldn’t question homeschooling being in my capacity. But I’m not. I’m a WAHM with three little ones. Only Read...
Gretchen Bossio    |   08.23.16   |   SHARE
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PS Kids can’t actually raise themselves.

To The (ANONYMOUS) Dad Who Told His Wife To Get A Job

In short: I don’t want to call names, but you’re a prick. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.5.16   |   SHARE
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7 Danger Zones I Navigate Every Morning

Some mornings feel like the day wakes up two hours before I do — there's just no other way to explain the mess that greets me after washing the sleep Read...
Christine Lometti    |   04.27.16   |   SHARE
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It’s normal to get a little sick of each other once in a while — and that’s OK.

10 Things I’ve Learned From Being A Sudden Stay-At-Home Mom

When I found myself suddenly not working 50 hours a week, I had no idea what to do with myself. But as my family eased into this new normal and found Read...
Katherine Hedland Hansen    |   03.4.16   |   SHARE
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