Stay At Home Mom

13 Hilarious Stay at Home Mom Memes That Are Just Too Relatable!

Being a Stay at Home Mom can be a wonderful thing, for sure, but it’s not without its struggles. Sometimes, what a Stay at Home Mom really needs is a good laugh and a dose of solidarity — two things that are best served up in these hilarious stay at home mom memes! Stay at Home Mom …

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Dear Husband, I am So Thankful For Your Job (Even If It Doesn’t Always Seem That Way)

Dear Husband, I want to take a minute to let you know that I am so grateful for your job.  I know that should seem obvious, because that job pays the bills around here (which are basically never-ending), but I think, at times, maybe it actually isn’t so clear.  The truth is, sometimes the inconveniences …

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Deciding to Become a Stay at Home Mom. Only.

Today, I will be unemployed for the first time since… well, since I-don’t-know-when. My only job title will read: Stay At Home Mom. I taught my last class three weeks ago, finalized my grades two weeks ago, and this afternoon, I’ll show up to collect a few signatures and officially be done. I will no …

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Everyone’s Entitled to a Hard Day –Except Moms, Who Should “Shut up and be Grateful.”

I had a hard day with my boys a few weeks ago. Truthfully, we had a series of hard weeks. I wrote about it, because, well, that’s what writers do. The article went crazy. It was shared thousands of times across various forms of social media and I received countless messages from other parents who …

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Stay at Home Mom Struggles: Sometimes Stay-at-Home Motherhood Feels Like Death by 1,000 Papercuts

I’m in a hard season as a stay-at-home mom. The thing is, there’s no one specific issue that’s making it particularly hard. There’s no looming physical illness, no pressing financial stress, no urgent marital crisis. The “hard” is more the sum of 1,000 little things. More often than not, by dinner time each day, I …

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To the Mom Who Didn’t Lose Her Sh*t Today

Do you remember the “Real American Heroes” commercial series by Budweiser in the late 1990s? It had an awful-but-catchy jingle and was a ridiculous serenade to the Average Joe for just doing what they do. Well, this is my version of that, but it’s not to Mr. Chinese Food Delivery Guy or Mr. Bowling Shoe …

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To The Mom Whose Tank Empties Too Quickly

There’s so much talk these days about filling your tank. Self-care. You can’t pour from an empty cup. Blah blah blah. This isn’t untrue, but my problem isn’t with filling my tank. My problem is that, often, the tank just doesn’t seem large enough. You know how you go to buy a vehicle and they …

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How To Greet Your Spouse When He (Or She) Gets Home From Work

Do you know how to greet your spouse when he or she gets home from work? I’ve read a lot of things lately that suggest various ways that women, stay-at-home moms in particular, can be at their best when their spouses get home from work. There are some stay-at-home dads out there, but these articles …

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I’m Done Justifying What I Do All Day As A Stay At Home Mom

I have a horrible habit that I really need to drop. I’ve noticed other mothers have this bad habit too. The problem is rampant really, especially among stay at home moms: it’s the need to justify what we do all day. What do stay at home moms do all day? When my hard-working husband comes …

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Summer Survival Tips: The REAL “Essentials” Checklist

At this time of year, there are a lot of “essentials for summer survival” and “summer hacks and tips” checklists floating around the internet. Most of them seem to be related to nutrition and appearance (summer body, beach-ready, etc.). Well, that ship sailed for me when my middle son, literally, tore through my abs and …

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