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
Post by Judy Dutton. Of course, stay-at-home moms already have a job, and an important one at that. But if family finances are tight, she might sit there wondering if there's a way to earn extra money working from home. Well, it turns...Show More Summary
Post by Jennifer Borget. Several years ago, way before I had kids, I wrote a blog post asking what stay at home moms did all day. Here’s a little snippet: “It’s not like you don’t have a choice in the matter, and at the end of the day many say it’s the best job in the world. Show More Summary
Post by Maressa Brown. Ask any stay-at-home mom, and she'll tell you she's heard it all before: How lucky they are to get to hang out all day with their little ones, how "fun" and "easy" it must be, how jealous others are that they too...Show More Summary
Being a stay-at-home mom or dad presents unique retirement-planning challenges. Here are some tips to help make sure you can retire in comfort, whether you earn an income or not.
Ali Jardine was a full-time, stay-at-home mom three years ago. Now she’s both a full-time mom and a full-time Instagram photographer with more than 500,000 followers. She says she makes “more than I would if I had a steady part-time job” on the photo social network through advertising campaigns like Dos Equis and Travel + Leisure. Show More Summary
ByInzkeeper: Though my current portfolio started about three years ago in February 2011, my investing journey started long before that. I have always looked after the family's finances. This makes sense for a stay-at-home mom who can get to the bank during working hours and does most of the shopping. Show More Summary
When I got pregnant with our first child, we had just moved an hour away from our friends and family. I did not know anyone locally and I was a young mother- the majority of my friends from home weren't even married yet let alone starting families. Show More Summary
I owe an apology to women everywhere, specifically, stay-at-home moms. A lot of men who think that they are the "breadwinners" of a family have this notion that mothers who stay-at-home with the kids all day are, in a way, either not pulling their weight or just sitting around, doing nothing the entire day. Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Think being a stay-at-home mom is for the June Cleaver era? Think again. A new study recently revealed that the number of stay at home moms is currently at an all time high -- and many of these women areShow More Summary
Yoga. If the movies are to be believed, it’s designed for ridiculously in-shape stay-at-home mom types who visit the yoga studio... The post 11 Yoga Tips for Plus-Size People appeared first on Lifehack.
Post by Suzee Skwiot. Tonight's 16 and Pregnant double feature first brought us Courtney, a high school senior from Colorado who has faced her own fair share of drama before the show even started. First, she was born with a cleft lip and palate and has had seven reconstructive surgeries to correct it. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON - Kindergarteners from lower-income families who were babies when their mothers went to work outside the home fare as well as or even better than children who had stay-at-home moms, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. read more