Just when I thought this President could not say or do anything worse than he already has, he comes out against ‘stay-at-home’ moms: “Sometimes, someone, usually Mom, leaves the workplace to stay home with the kids,which then leaves her earning a lower wage for the rest of her life as a result,” he said. “That’s […]
IT’S COME TO THIS: Obama on Moms Who Stay Home to Raise Kids: ‘That’s Not a Choice We Want Americans to Make.’ Of course not. Stay-at-home moms vote Republican. Related: Mollie Hemingway: 3 Reasons President Obama Is Wrong About Stay-At-Home Mothers. Maybe so, but this is really all about the voting-Republican thing.
Former Governor Sarah Palin laid into Barack Obama for insulting stay-at-home moms this week. Obama told a crowd of clueless female supporters that being a stay-at-home mother is “not a choice we want Americans to make.” It wasn’t the first … Continue reading ?
President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Rhode Island today where he touched on the gender wage gap, much of which is due to women leaving the workplace to take care of their children. You can watch his speech below: … More » Barack...Show More Summary
During a speech Obama recently gave in Rhode Island, he revealed the level of disrespect he has for women (or men) who choose to stay at home to raise their children. This
Good grief. Tell us how you really feel, Barack. Barack Obama told a crowd of clueless female supporters that being a stay-at-home mother is “not a choice we want Americans to make.”
Dear Mr. President: This morning, you gave a speech in Rhode Island that was centered on women's equality. You addressed the important issues of equal pay for equal work, paid maternity and family leave, and the high cost of daycare...
After I had my daughter, I felt the need to devote myself entirely to her. I became a stay-at-home mom and did just that. While my husband worked, I stayed home with our baby and nursed her, read to her, dangled toys in front of her, and took care of all of her needs while also taking care of our home. Show More Summary
Emily Badger talks to mothers supporting Oregon’s legalization initiative: If Oregon sufficiently undermines the black market, marijuana wouldn’t be sold, as [stay-at-home mom and Yes on 91 supporter Leah] Maurer puts it, “everywhere.” And where it is sold, government would control access the same way it does to age-restricted alcohol. Teens of course still get […]
Many times when people ask me what I do, I get mixed responses when I explain that I’m a stay-at-home mom. Some people are a little put off by it (which is totally fine), while others look at me as if I have stumbled upon this lucky coin in life. Show More Summary
Oh, the poor, exhausted stay-at-home mother: her yoga pants constantly covered in little people's various body fluids and her dreams of backpacking across Europe flushed down the toilet with her cell phone (courtesy of her toddler).
If Jessa Duggar doesn’t want to follow in Michelle Duggar’s footsteps by settling for being just a stay-at-home mom, perhaps she can create her own new fun career that she can practice from the comfort of her own home: Instagram evangelizing. Show More Summary
My mom was a stay-at-home mom for most of my childhood. Once we entered junior high, she went to work and my brothers and I were allowed to get off the bus by ourselves. We made the long trek down the drive and let ourselves into the house: sometimes when we forgot the key, my [...]
Exciting news from the fan fiction world! A writer who claims to be an Evangelical stay-at-home mom named Grace Ann has taken it upon herself to remove all the witchcraft devil-worship from Harry Potter and replace it with a more Christian-friendly message. Show More Summary
I look back at my days as a stay-at-home mom with a certain fondness. I took my daughter to story times and to the park and on play dates. We made crafts at home and cooked treats together and read all of the time. We used to curl up...Show More Summary
I’m a part-time freelance writer and full-time stay-at-home mom. I write to supplement our income and pay off our debt faster. A few months ago, I decided I’d increase my earnings and took on a few more writing commitments. I increased my earnings significantly, but I also increased my time commitment. Show More Summary
This is from someone who did get left behind at home all her life.
6 ways to simplify school lunch -Parents.com How we can raise a generation of compassionate kids -Babble 14 badass lessons from Kirsten Gillibrand’s memoir -HuffPo Women An uncensored day in the life of a stay-at-home mom -YourTango Here’s why carpooling is dangerous … More » Evening Feeding: How To Simplify School Lunch is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
“There’s a storm coming,” a minor character informs stay-at-home mom Terri (Taraji P. Henson) towards the beginning of the home-invasion thriller No Good Deed. It’s a clunky bit of portent, but barely registers as such because the movie has spent its opening minutes annihilating the very concept of portent. Show More Summary
The question comes up frequently: "Are You Working?" No, I get it; there are a lot of women in the workforce. They're making their own money, getting out of the house, empowering themselves. We've come a long way, baby, and I'm all for it. But I see the advancement of the women's movement as having afforded us the choice to join the workforce. Show More Summary