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 […]

What Stay-At-Home Moms Want You to Know

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


No matter how you spend your 8-5, we all want the same thing.

Free at Last

You know I quit my job like 4 weeks ago but last Friday was my last official day working for the man (note the excitement above). I was doing really well all morning. I said my goodbyes with good cheer; feeling confident and completely at peace with my decision. In typical Lori form, the moment I […]

What If I’m Not a Good WAHM?

So I’ve wanted to stay home forever (well, at least since 2002), and on 10/24 I’ll have my wish. Click here to read about all the things this new chapter has me stressing over (pretty please, I need the stats) or just be lazy and watch this vlog – they basically say the same thing…but […]

Teaching Preschool At Home: Sucky Idea?

Wow, I wish those were my nicely manicured nails. I digress… OK, so because I quit my job I’ll be teaching preschool at home. Yeah, I’m pretty scared about that. Click here to read all about it.

Today I Quit My Job

Today might just be the biggest day of my life. As far as big days go, I’ve had a few: 1. The day I was born. 2. The day I got my driver’s license. 3. The day I graduated college. 4. The day I got married 5. The days I gave birth. 6. The day […]

Everyone Needs a Break

You need a break, come visit & subscribe to my YouTube Channel by clicking here! Thank you again to Suburban Snapshots for the veelog idea!  Have a veelog idea for me?  Leave a comment, lemme know!