SAHMs or part-timers: does returning to a career strike fear in your heart?

I was surprised to find that so many of the SAHMs  ready to revamp their career have the same hidden fears I do.  I originally thought going back to work would be a piece of cake--until I reviewed my ten-year-old resume...then bombed my first interview, ummmhhh, and that "perfect job" that finally came along: it required paying someone else to drive my children to their sporting events because the hours overlaped.   ...more
Great post! I have recently contemplated going back to work. I was really surprised at all of ...more

Christian Wannabe

Please consider this post without judgment. I’ve been a Christian for twenty years, but sad to say, I’m at a significant crossroad.  First let me express, I’m not debating whether God does or does not exist.  My personal experience has left me without a doubt there is a loving, personal God.  It is my Christianity that is at stake. ...more
Hi, I've never thought of it in this way. It's definitely some food for thought. Things that ...more

Test Your Knowledge

In an attempt to understand Christianity better, I began studying my religion’s Jewish roots.  The results surprised me.  Instead of finding answers, I found more questions…and more…and more….(See my Christian Wannabe Post).  Although I faithfully attended church for more than a decade, I realized I didn’t know half as much as I thought I did.  Below are just a few of the surprises I came across.  Before I divulge my answers, I thought I’d invite readers to try a hand. Opinions and rese...more

How To Get Out of Dinner

I'll be the first to admit it.  Dinner wouldn't be such a bad thing, if it wasn't a requirement every single night.  Night, after night, after night. If you have picky children like I do, it's even more irritating.  Surely, I'm not the only mom who has slaved (yes, slaved, I'm calling it like I see it) over a hot stove, to have not just one or even two kids complain, but every single one.  And worse, if I'd truly made what their father and I would have preferred (somethin...more
Thanks for the laugh...I have to admit, I've actually DONE all of these. Sadly--even taking food ...more

Want to be healthier? Cry.

Mom Wants A Life--Do you hold back tears or are you an emotional waterfall?   Despite decades of study, little is known about tears, but there’s no doubt crying is a healthy, natural and important process.   ...more
Note to self:  I cried!!! Took one year, but I finally did it.  And yes, it felt healing!  Long ...more

Season of Romance Wasteland

Mom Wants A Life 7-year-old: “Mom, what is sex?”Mom (thinking back through the last seven years, and finally, shrugging): “I have NO idea.” ...more
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Mom Speak

 Definition of Mom Speak:  The differences between what mom says, what mom means, what kids hear, and...our ultimate reality....more