Working moms worry about many things: How are they going to fit everything into 24 hours a day? How will they stay sane? And, most importantly, how will their decision to work affect their children? The truth is that working moms are awesome and no one knows this as well as I do. Show More Summary
Shutterstock My parents and I immigrated to the U.S. when I was young, and money was tight. My dad worked long hours, while my stay-at-home mom focused on saving as much as possible. My parents shared a car, which meant that my mom couldn't drive to the store whenever she needed to grab an item. Show More Summary
A SAHM is worried about going back to work, but Dear Dad has the answer to help mover her past the fear and get her family back on track. The post Dear Dad: From the ‘Not Selfish’ Former Stay-At-Home Mom appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Nothing gets the Internet in an uproar quite like an article about stay-at-home moms or working moms. In the past week, I've come across three different articles about stay-at-home mothers. I know better than to click on these, but I couldn't help it. Show More Summary
After years of decline, a new look at government data shows that the number of stay-at-home moms is finally on the rise. This news comes courtesy of Pew Research Center analysis from 2014. According to the research, the percentage of...Show More Summary
A writer says stay-at-home-moms need to stop claiming they are ‘working.’ Looking after children, she says, is a privilege. A Daily Beast writer, and parent, passionately disagrees.
Name: Megan and Josh Miller Location: Nashville, Tennessee Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 5 1/2 years Megan is a stay-at-home mom with two girls and a baby on the way. Stretching a dollar is sometimes a necessity, but it’s also fun. Show More Summary
When Tammye's husband walked out with the money and credit cards, the financial life for the stay-at-home mom quickly became an urgent priority. With no steady income of her own, a husband who didn't want to pay the bills any longer,...Show More Summary
Ascribing these fantastic exaggerations to a mom's "job description" only does one thing -- force us all to make light of it because it's ridiculous. The insistence that a stay-at-home mom's talents match those of actual professionals in certain fields just makes us all roll our eyes. Show More Summary
Anyone who says that stay-at-home moms don’t work has never stayed at home with a child or managed a busy household. Simply keeping up with everyone’s appointments, day-to-day maintenance, household shopping, and running errands can be a major undertaking. Show More Summary
I can't imagine someone asking a mother who was a doctor or librarian or store manager if she thought her daughters should be required to follow in her footsteps. Yet for some reason there are plenty of people who don't think anything...Show More Summary
I stayed at home for three years, worked outside of the home for four years and am now a work-at-home mom of two elementary school kids. Having experienced all of these versions of motherhood, I can safely say -- they are all tough for different reasons. Show More Summary
At the end of a day of looking after kids, cleaning the house and doing laundry, why is it that we parents sometimes look around and wonder how our homes are still so messy?Esther Anderson, a Tampa, Florida stay-at-home mom, recently posted a video to YouTube that shows the adorable reason.
Hannah Colley Giselbach is a 25-year-old preacher’s wife from Kentucky who chooses to be a stay-at-home mom. Nothing wrong with that. I can respect her choice, just as I respect the choice of parents (not just moms) who choose a full-time job. Show More Summary
A tax proposal in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address led to a pundit debate over whether government does, or should, give preference to stay-at-home versus work-outside-home parents. The debate itself is a helpful illustration of the different views conservatives and liberals hold about government.
They used to work in the financial services industry in London, but left their career and became fulltime mothers in Norway, not because they need to look after house and husband, but in order to spend time with the children.
A really good take from Tim Carney over at the Washington Examiner. Obama wants tax credits for moms who work, but what about the moms who choose to stay home? Obama may push moms to enter the workforce, whether they like it or not.
When I was a little, my mother made the choice to be a stay-at-home mom. It was not an easy financial decision for my parents and if it were not for my father’s relatively steady job and handful of side businesses to pick up the slack, she would have never been able to do it.... The post The Three Elements of Changing Your Life appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
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