Three kids, no job, and a nanny: Choosing humility instead of doing it all. My name is Marie, and I'm a stay-at-home mom with three kids. And hired help. Months before the birth of our twins, my husband and I decided we would hire someone to help me care for the kids and manage our home. Show More Summary
Christina Applegate has been enjoying some time away from the spotlight this year after deciding to be a stay-at-home mom to her 3-year-old daughter, Sadie. But the 42-year-old actress admits that having a bit of downtime allows her to reunite with old friends, including her "Married... Show More Summary
Inspired by his mother and sister, Matt Bieler made this emotional short film that shows stay-at-home moms through the eyes of their children. It's beautiful.
A Forbes article titled "Ranking The 9 Toughest Leadership Roles" lists the pastorate among some of the most difficult leadership positions, alongside corporate CEOs, mayors and university presidents. But the most difficult leadership role, according to the list, is stay-at-home parent.
Usher, Shakira, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton evaluate a Starbucks barista, a stay-at-home mom and a mustached Den of Lions band member. read more
I know being a stay-at-home mom is a noble profession, but not everyone is cut out for it. When I first had kids, I kind of assumed I would be a stay-at-home mom—at least part of the time—because that’s how … More » I Would Claw My Eyes Out In Boredom If I Was A Stay-At-Home Mom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Post by Ericka Sóuter. When you think of a stay-at-home mom, you envision a woman who is with her child all day. Her world, is all about taking care of home and family. No job to run off too or office politics to navigate. What you don't imagine is a woman who doesn't work AND has a nanny. Show More Summary
What would a stay-at-home mom earn today if she received a salary for all she does during the day? Salary.com recently calculated that, in 2013, a stay-at-home mom in the United States was worth about $114,000 per year. While that six-figure salary may sound good, in order to earn it, Mom put in a 94-hour work week. Show More Summary
Cincinnati startup wants to help people who are too busy, tired or lazy to cook a meal after a long day at work. The premise for Nourish is that it sets up stay-at-home moms who are great cooks and can work during the school day with...Show More Summary
MSW Photography, Dubuque, Iowa By Kandy Hildebrandt, as told to Michele Lerner After my husband, Russ, and I had been married a little while, we decided that I would be a stay-at-home mom and home educator. We had twin daughters (who are now 19). Show More Summary
Not even Alli Webb, creator of Drybar, the blowout-only hair salon, imagined her hobby would grow from a mobile business to more than 30 locations across the U.S. No cuts or color in sight on the Drybar menu - just blowouts named after popular cocktails like the Cosmo, Manhattan and Mai Tai. Show More Summary
Nicole Kidman graces the cover of InStyle magazine's March issue, donning classic Dior fashion. However, the "Grace of Monaco" actress admits she would rather spend her time as a stay-at-home mom in Nashville than a city–chic star. Kidman,...Show More Summary
Frida Berrigan and her son Seamus. (WNV / Bil Hughes) When you are a stay-at-home mom, the world gets very small -- nursing and diapers, and then when that is mastered, adding in the rest of the laundry, the bills, the dishes, the groceries and the tidying up. Show More Summary
Salary.com recently revealed its annual "mom reports," which helpfully break down what stay-at-home moms and working moms are "worth" in the United States. The interesting thing about these reports is the way that emotional value gets implicitly tacked on to help back up the (fake) financial assessments. Show More Summary
My life collapsed a few years ago after a divorce, and I found myself living on the brink of poverty. I had gone from an upper-middle class lifestyle where I was a full-time stay-at-home mom with five children to a situation where the...Show More Summary
Just when we thought all was quiet on the front lines of the “Mommy Wars,” salary.com came around for the thirteenth year in a row to remind us “what a stay-at-home mom is worth.” More » My Driving Sucks; My Housework is Suspect – I Think I May Be Worth 25 Bucks is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. The website Salary.com recently figured out what a stay-at-home mom's job is worth -- were it a paying gig. They calculated the incomes for housekeepers, cooks, daycare teachers, among other occupations moms...Show More Summary
We were introduced to Virginia Wade a little while back when word of her monster porn successes took the internet by storm. The dreams of writers everywhere were crushed and replaced by morally bankrupt hope, all while Bigfoot smiled with glee on some mountainside. Show More Summary
Stay at home parents (usually moms) have long been assigning a monetary value to the work they do. We live in an economy that values productivity, passion, and hard work. We also live in a time where the Mommy Wars continue. Those two factors fuel the urge to highlight and promote the value of a stay at home mothers. Read more...