No Work Life Balance for SAHMs

Great Resolutions to Make in New Year 2016

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Will Deleting Your Facebook App Make You Happy?

I was inspired by a blog post by an author who deleted her Facebook app from her phone. So inspired that I posted a quick blurb to my friends and family to get my contact information if they ever wanted something from me quickly. And then I promptly deleted my Facebook app from my iPhone. ...more
As a blogger, breaking up with Facebook is not a possibility--but I'd never considered just ...more

Should You Give Your Parenting Advice?

I’ve spent a good deal of time considering how to write this post.  I could have posted it from so many angles.  I began a long post blasting people for criticizing my parenting.  I started, yet another, explaining the reasons we don't need to apologize for how we raise our child. ...more

8 Things To Do Before You Have Your Baby

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4 tools: Building Child's Interest in Writing & Art

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Breastfeeding: Been There, Done That, Not Doing It Again!

I consider myself intelligent and sufficiently educated. I know the laundry list of stated benefits to breastfeeding. I know it's the best. But, I don't want to do it. I'm scared. ...more
FibreJunkyThank you for the encouragement.  I still teeter back and forth between what I want to ...more

Being a SAHM Is My Financial Contribution to Our Family

I'm certain I'm one of those stay at home moms you would hate. I complain about my kid regularly, about how I don't have much time for myself, and how I shouldn't be spending money on this or that. Hate me if you like, but while I confess to my husband how demanding being a stay-at-home mom is, I'm also reminded of how blessed I feel that we're able to pull it off. Our decision to have me stay home with my child (soon to be children) hasn't come without some raised eyebrows and judgement from some working parents. ...more
This is great - a lot of people don't understand that for a lot of families, SAHMs are *more* ...more