What if now that my kids are grown and living their own lives and I’m over 50, my mission is accomplished and I’m just retired?
I realized the time to be at home with my children was now. Eventually, I will figure out how to get back into the workforce.
Two months ago, I accepted the opportunity to take a work-from-home job, and I’m miserable.
'Then say that', says my daughter A with a hot glare, 'say, I am a Mum'. Even then I must qualify my position - I'm A's Wife
This is my husband playing with my son. In a few minutes, he will stand up and take his shirt that has patiently been waiting
Since I've become a stay-at-home mom, I've found it difficult to answer the "What do you do?" question. I've never been able to simply say, "I'm a mom" with conviction.
The attraction is visceral, instant and natural. Before I know it, I'm thinking about those well-lit aisles and big red carts and white, gleaming floors. I need to be there.
When people ask me what I do, there’s still a stigma attached with ONLY being a stay-at-home mom.
Some people live for their children. They stay in a career they don't like because it pays well enough to provide the very best for their children. I think that is admirable. Don't get me wrong, I would give my life to save any of my kids, but I have a different outlook.
The protest against police brutality is set to take place on Sept. 26.
I owe it to myself to say it out loud.
A few days ago, I took my children to the YMCA. I wore jeans and a tank top because I didn’t go to work out ― just to sit
The author's metaphor for being a stay-at-home mom left another mother speechless.
If only we had eight arms to do it all, right?
Although I feel like a little Davy Crockett these days as I explore new frontiers, I still miss my babies when they're at school. I wonder what they're doing and if they're having a good day. I wonder if they ate their lunch, if they went to the bathroom, and more importantly if they washed their hands.
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