by Thaddeus Baklinski COLOGNE, May 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Catholic Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, says that immigration is not the answer to Germany's demographic crisis; the answer, he said, lies in increasing the birth rate. “Where are women really publicly encouraged to stay at home…
I did not want to leave my kids in daycare and miss all of the precious moments of their youth. I wanted to have my cake and eat it too and I was determined to do just that.
Although most people just assume that stay-at-home moms are luxury-swaddled layabouts who have chosen to remain in the silk, childrearing cocoon of a home that their rich doctor/lawyer/business executive husband has graciously provided for them, research has shown again and again that this simply isn’t the case. Show More Summary
As the chief executive officer of a multi-million dollar jewelry design company and an active philanthropist, Kendra Scott's work never stops. But when you ask this busy woman how she describes herself, she doesn't hesitate in saying,...Show More Summary
My question: In today's era of "women on top," is it considered unsuccessful for women to be stay-at-home moms? My answer: most definitely NOT.
ByHeather Ingrassia: As a stay-at-home mom with a penchant for income investing, I've always seen the oil & gas industry as a viable sector for sustainable dividends. With that said, I wanted to take a look at one company which has announced...Show More Summary
When my husband and I made the decision that I would stay at home with our children, not long after our first child was born, it was not made lightly.
Are you an older stay-at-home mom who's just dying to get back into the workforce? Here's some job search help to get you back out there. The post Job Search Help For The 50+ Stay-At-Home Mom appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
It's tough to say who has it worse: Park Slope parents and the deluge of iPads and computers keeping their babies from knowing the joy of Real Books, or Williamsburg parents, a handful of whom tell DNAinfo that all the luxury condo construction along the waterfront is destroying walks and nap time for stay-at-home moms and their offspring. [ more › ]
Full disclosure: I am more than a little obsessed with Kelly Oxford. The Canadian blogger turned Twitter celeb turned screenwriter just released her first book, the memoir Everything Is Perfect When You’re A Liar, and it’s seriously one of the funniest books I’ve ever read. I have to stop myself from retweeting every single one of her [...]
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...