Sometimes I Feel Guilty for Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

When I gave up my full-time job to become a stay-at-home mom, part of me felt like I deserved it. I’d been at the same demanding job for 14 years. I’d placed two precious infants in daycare. I’d been a mom for more than a decade with too few precious moments to show for it. […]

15 Reasons I Can’t Get Anything Done as a Stay-At-Home Parent

Being home all day sounds like a dream come true. And it should. Pants are optional. There’s a kitchen and a DVR. Laundry need not multiply. But there’s a myth to staying home few parents ever talk about and it’s making us all crazy. When I worked full-time outside the home, I made a lot […]

I’m Afraid I Make it Look Too Easy

You know how certain months hold special meanings for people? Maybe April signifies joy for some beautiful, heartfelt reason, or August represents a weighty month of despair. As we compartmentalize our emotions within the timeline of personal wins and losses, before we know it, we’ve crafted an annual calendar synonymous with emotion. That’s what November […]

The Hardest Part About Being a Work-At-Home-Mom

Translation: “Hi Mom, I love you so much. I’ll love you forever. I hope you love me too. I wish you could spend more time with me.” Two years ago when I quit my full-time job outside the home, I did it because I was miserable and missed my kids. At that time, Boy Wonder, […]

What Stay-At-Home Moms Want You to Know

Think staying home is easier? You might want to think again.

My Heart Was Speaking All Along

Last fall I took a leap of faith and quit my stable, well-paying job in pursuit of two dreams. One, to become a freelance writer, and two, to stay home with my children. The decision to walk away from my job took no less than 18 months of careful planning, about a thousand prayers, a […]

Crunchy Fall Leaves

I’m not the SAHM I thought I’d be. There are days Big Daddy P finds me at the same place he left me; at the computer. In the same clothes, with the same unbrushed hair. There are days I don’t cook dinner, days I skip doing laundry, days that start off with a lofty to-do […]

Everyone Needs a Break

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