Thursday, April 23, was national #TakeYourChildtoWorkDay! At POPSUGAR, we joined in on the fun by supporting Lean In's #LeanInTogether campaign, which celebrates both working and stay-at-home moms and dads. Our kids planned for their...Show More Summary
Two writers on balancing writing & parenting, and the odd, gender-stereotyped reactions to the choice to stay home
You already know women are super underrepresented in tech companies. Stay-at-home moms in particular aren't hired often, if at all, and that's a problem. In order to deal with this issue, two women have started a job site that gives women the chance to work remotely in the field, or in any field really!
Scrunchies are ostensibly "back," but that's on runways and street style stars, not a stay-at-home mom in her 30s.
I am a working mom, but I was once a mom who stayed at home. The battle between the two "sects" of motherhood (not sure what else to call it) seems to be something that may never die. In my opinion, whether you're home for your kidsShow More Summary
I like to think of myself as "normal," if there is such a thing. I believe for the most part 90 percent of the time, I fit in the "normal" category. I'm a stay-at-home mom, I have three kids, a husband who serves in the military, a home, a dog. Show More Summary
As I approached the age of 50 my personal and professional life began to collide after deciding that I'd somehow reinvent myself. The chapter of being a stay-at-home mom was coming to a close and I needed to ask myself some hard questions. What...Show More Summary
For some moms, staying at home with the kids is a privilege, and for others, it's a necessity. Whatever your reasons, if your weekdays (and every day!) are spent running the show on the home front, your vantage point is a special one. Show More Summary
Steven… delved into online research and even consulted some experts to figure out how much his wife’s work would actually earn her. The amounts were pretty staggering: Cleaning Service: $50 to 100 per visit at least once a week. Personal Shopper: $65 per hour at four hours a week. Show More Summary
The Mommy Wars is real. Stay-at-home moms v. Working moms. Breastfeeders v. Bottlefeeders. CoParents v. Indies. Dr. Sears v. Dr. Spock. Baby-wearers v. Stroller moms.This humorous and heartwarming video, "The Mother 'Hood'" Official from Similac is a great viral must-see.
After two decades as a stay-at-home mom, I was certain it was the loneliest way to pass the day. I talked to myself and was relieved when we got our first dog, not just for the companionship but because I looked less crazy talking to the dog. Show More Summary
How much is a stay-at-home mom’s services worth? Too much for one Texas man, who recently wrote that he would not be able to pay his wife for all of her stay-at-home duties. When Steve Nelms calculated his wife’s worth
One husband wants the world to know exactly what his wife means to him. So, he recently penned an essay commending her for all she does as a stay-at-home wife. According to the Daily Mail, Steven Nelms has captured the attention of thousands...Show More Summary
By: Karen Bigman Next to my divorce, one of the toughest challenges I've had in my life was trying to re-enter the workforce after a prolonged absence home with my children. You would think that getting moving to a new city and country at 17, getting married and raising kids would have been harder. Show More Summary
Steven Nelms’ wife, Glory, is a stay-at-home mom to their son, two-year-old Ezra. She worked while he was finishing up college, but after the birth of their son she didn’t
Girl #1: I am like, totally addicted to Days of our Lives.Girl #2: Really?Girl #1: Yeah, but I am so fucked up, because this one character totally got fired and they put another guy in his place. I can’t even watch him, because, you know, he’s not the same guy.Girl #2: Really?Girl #1: Yeah, it’s […]
It's 8 p.m. on a Thursday night. I've been up since 5:30 a.m., when my littlest woke for his morning feed. His older brother woke an hour later for his cereal, at which point my 3-year-old woke to serenade me with yet another rendition...Show More Summary
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.