Parent's Question: I am a stay-at-home mom and by God's grace all is well with our children. They are now in their teen years and I feel a bit awkward asking a question about myself but I am getting pretty lonely at home.
It wasn't my plan to become a stay-at-home mom. I had my first baby and intended to keep working full time. I looked at daycares, picked one out and put down a deposit. I did go back to work full time, but it felt too soon, and I wanted to spend more time with my baby. Show More Summary
Mompreneurs are a growing segment of the population in the small business community. But pulling it off successfully is not easy. The book "Venture Moms" aims to help entrepreneurial stay-at-home moms get on the right business path.
Now that Jessa Duggar’s reality show career is kaput, the pregnant stay-at-home mom is trying to earn a little extra cash for her expanding family by booking speaking gigs. However, not everyone is interested in hearing what she has to say. Show More Summary
Since founding APPCityLife six years ago, I've often vacillated between guilt and gratitude - guilt over not being a stay-at-home mom anymore and gratitude for the many opportunities for growth. I've made peace (mostly) with the trade-offs, knowing that there is no real balance in life for anyone. Show More Summary
Stay-at-home moms and dads probably know the feeling. It's always a challenge to stay productive around kids especially when they all have requests that needed to be fulfilled all at once! For several years, I would juggle between my business and raising my kids. Show More Summary
If you're a stay-at-home mom, having your child start school for the first time may be a bit rough... at first. But once everyone gets into the swing of things, a new realization sets in. You. Are. Free! That's right mama, you've got a few glorious hours to do whatever you want. Show More Summary
I'm out of a job. For 20 years my main job has been to be a stay-at-home mom to my two children. But tomorrow my last child leaves for college and with her, all of the job responsibilities I've hated, endured, complained about, and loved every minute of will also disappear. Show More Summary
I've been a stay-at-home mom, a work-from-home mom, a single mom, a work-outside-of-the-home mom, and a stepmom. Through it all, I've realized that I am the best mom only when I'm the best me. And that involves having an identity outside...Show More Summary
I've heard the assertion made time and time again: Being a stay-at-home mom is not akin to having a "real" job. And as a stay-at-home mom, I'm here to tell you... They're right. I'm not sure why we're so set on convincing ourselves that the two responsibilities are worthy of sharing the same title, but they're not. Show More Summary
I am not a housewife. I made this clear one angry evening after my husband unhappily came home from work to a messy house, with dirty dishes cluttering the kitchen countertops and a pile of clothes that still needed washing. This doesn't...Show More Summary
Okay, it’s Monday, and there’s not much I can do about that, although for you stay-at-home moms, Monday might be a welcome return to normalcy ;). However, whether you’re glad to get the house to yourself again or not feeling too great about being back at your office, I can offer up some cuteness that […]
Babies don't really need expensive leather shoes. But thanks to some strategic mom marketing, Freshly Picked's adorbs $60 baby moccs are hot. In 2009, Susan Petersen, a stay-at-home mom in Provo, Utah, had a lightning bolt of an idea. Show More Summary
As a stay-at-home mom, who had to return to the lagging labor market after my divorce, finding work was a challenge. I was a homesteader for many years. I grew food, I preserved food, I made things with my hands, I cared for my sons -- all skills that somehow had to translate into employment. Show More Summary
Pitting stay-at-home moms vs. working moms, blogger Deva Dalporto and her mom gang riff on Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" video glam crew.
It is no secret I am a huge fan of stay-at-home moms. I know the choice is not the right for everybody, but here are the money-saving benefits that I have experienced from staying at home. More Home Cooked Meals A little over a month...Show More Summary
(All times Eastern.)On “The Astronaut Wives Club” (ABC at 8 p.m.), Betty Grissom plans Gus’s funeral and learns that his death could possibly have been prevented.A Dallas stay-at-home mom goes up against professional chefs on “Food Fighters” (NBC at 8).Read full article >>
The mommy wars. Stay-at-home moms vs. working moms. Breastfeeding moms vs. formula moms. C-section moms vs. home birth moms. When is it going to end? When are we going to realize we're all just doing our best? When are we going to understand...Show More Summary
JON: Welcome back. With me today is Elena Kryzhanovskaya, a stay-at-home-mom with three kids. Please welcome Elena to the show! (WILD APPLAUSE as "Hey Mama" plays in the background) JON: You know, this show has often spotlighted menShow More Summary
FREE THE CHILDREN!: Lenore Skenazy in the New York Post, “Give Parents Back Their Rights to Let Their Kids Walk Free.” I’m so old that when I was growing up, my stay-at-home mom stayed at home. She didn’t take me to school. She just waved goodbye and off I walked, starting at age 5. When I […]