We Know How She Does It: Real Moms Offer Real Advice On Working From Home

Ahh, working from home. It sounds like a dream, right? No soul-crushing commute, no meetings to discuss meetings, no ridiculous office politics. Just you, in your space, on your schedule, crushing that voodoo that you do. Imagine the flexibility! The possibility! The productivity! THE PAJAMAS. But when work at home aspirations become residential reality, we […]

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, […]

Day 5 of WAHMdom: Get the Hell Outta Dodge

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Day 4 of WAHMdom: Not Getting $#@% Done

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Day 3 of WAHMdom: Real Life Angry Birds

So day three was good, sorry about all the wind noise in the background. I don’t have a boom mic or whatever to block all that out. I snapped some pretty adorable pictures worthy of framing. Today’s lesson learned: Get outside every day, especially if you live in California because you have no excuse not […]

Day 2 of WAHMdom: The Party’s Over

Day 1 of WAHMdom was so productive, on day 2 I rested. You can visit & subscribe to my YouTube Channel by clicking here where I learn Martha Stewart totally had a nanny or five. I started out today with the best of intentions that looked exactly like this: Then my BFF Gwen (yeah, the […]

Day 1 of WAHMdom: A Tale of Survival and Muffins

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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 […]