Post by Linda SharpsThe other day a Stir reader left me the following comment: "Linda, you are not truly a SAHM." Her point, I guess, was that because I have outside employment, I don't know what it's like to be an at-home mom. Even though I am, in fact, a mom who doesn't have an office job. Show More Summary
It’s been a week since the New York Magazine cover story “The Retro Wife” hit newsstands, and its merits (or lack thereof) are still being debated. Two of the feminist stay-at-home moms featured in the story—Kelly Makino and Rebecca Woolf—spoke to Tracie Egan Morrissey at Jezebel about how they felt misrepresented by the piece. Show More Summary
Bellyitch Rewind My co-Washington Times Communities columnists, Julianna W. Miner and Kristin Wilson Keppler, who write Maternal Ammunition at The Communities penned a humorous column called “The Domestic Enemies of the Stay at Home...Show More Summary
New York magazine’s article “ The Retro Wife,” about how self-described feminists are bucking their NYC careers in favor of becoming stay-at-home moms, has ignited a fierce debate online.
Lisa Miller sticks up for feminist stay-at-home moms: Feminism has never fully relieved women from feeling that the domestic domain is theirs to manage, no matter what else they’re juggling. There is a story, possibly apocryphal yet also believable, of an observer looking over Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s shoulder during a Cabinet meeting in the [...]
I expected the worst when I heard that that New York magazine would be writing an article about “The Retro Wife,” about how some liberal feminists are embracing retro lifestyles by staying-at-home. Well, I didn’t expect the worst. But I expected your typical scoopfuls of women-don’t-need-or-want-feminism-anymore BS, which, as Anna North at BuzzFeed Shift notes, [...]
Says Carrie Mundy, "a stay-at-home mom and photographer in San Diego [who] bought her Fitbit in February." She says she is regularly hitting 15,000 steps a day and has already lost 4½ pounds. To accumulate more steps, the 36-year-old...Show More Summary
Co-founders of Superfly Kids, Holly Bartman and Justin Draplin, built a $2.4 million business by outfitting kids as superheroes. In 2006, Holly Bartman was a stay-at-home mom preparing for her son Owen's fourth birthday party. The party was to have a super hero theme and Bartman was making capes as a giveaway gift. Show More Summary
I love the way our world is changing. Gone are the days where you were either a work-outside-the-home mom or a stay-at-home mom, when rare was the woman who didn't fit into one of those categories exclusively. With the integration of...Show More Summary
New York Times: From Stay-at-Home Moms to Back-to-Work Lawyers: Since 2007, the Pace University School of Law in White Plains has been running a program aimed at helping lawyers who had left the field — typically stay-at-home mothers — re-enter the legal profession. Called New Directions, the course consists of...
Jim Harper Conor Friedersdorf notes that stay-at-home mom (and video blogger) Kira Davis asked tougher questions of President Obama on a recent Google+ “hangout” than Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes ever asked. You can watch the exchange in...Show More Summary
The president was pressed on transparency and drones in a Google+ hangout that doubled as a demonstration of excellent citizen journalism.
By Capital Traders Group: A New View on Phone Stocks Once a luxury restricted for the corporate world, smartphones now appear in the pockets of grade school children and stay-at-home moms. BlackBerry (BBRY) once dominated the smartphone...Show More Summary
Once a week, Daily Intelligencer takes a peek behind doors left slightly ajar. This week, the Firefighter's Wife Rekindling Her Sex Life After Hurricane Sandy: Female, 33, Staten Island, former teacher/stay-at-home mom, straight, married. DAY ONE 6 a.m. A c-ring is around Firefighter's penis. He's just about to climb on ... More »
It looks like Halle Berry is really keeping busy these days being a full-time, stay-at-home mom. The Hollywood actress was spotted taking her adorable 5-year-old daughter Nahla to her pre-school in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Tuesday afternoon. Is it just … Continue reading »
By Joo Lee, Producer NBC News, writes It's crazy. It's nonstop! I feel like it's a marathon." That's how Raechel Morrow, a mother of toddler twins and a newborn describes life as a stay-at-home mom. Sound familiar? When we met Morrow and her adorable little trio one morning in l …
Post by Sasha Brown-WorshamI was a stay-at-home mom for three years. I would never say they were the best years of my life. Well, OK. The first one was. After that, they became hard, frustrating, boring, and sometimes lonely, too. IShow More Summary
Janica and her fiancé Kyle had a plan. Janica would work at a corporate retail office in New Jersey while Kyle forged an engineering career...
Hi Barbara, I am a stay-at-home mom of a gorgeous 10 month old boy. I run a business from home and am quite busy so my mum comes over once a week to help out. Recently, when I have gone...
On sites like Facebook, women preached about the highs and lows of motherhood, which inspired columns like "Can Stay-At-Home Moms Say That They Have Jobs?" and "Mother Who Expect Special Treatment -- For Being Mothers." And while some...Show More Summary