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

I Work Hard — But So Does My Husband
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I Work Hard — But So Does My Husband

Raising kids is undoubtedly my life’s greatest joy, but it is also long, exhausting work. Parenting is the type of labor where you invest and you invest, day after day, but you often don’t see the fruits of your labor for months, or even years. As a stay-at-home mom, I am alone with my kids…

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When Does Parenting Get Easier? If It Doesn’t, Please Keep It To Yourself…

I recently read an article that really stuck with me. It was focused on the question, “When does parenting get easier?” and the author’s premise was to stop waiting for that day because…  that day day is never coming. Parenting never does get any easier. Different, yes, but not easier. Pshhhhhhhhhhhh. That’s the sound of…

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This Mom Really IS “That Tired”

I read something on Today Parents recently that struck me—and not in the “Right on, preach it, sister!” kind-of-way. It was more along the lines of, “Yikes…really?” It was a post entitled, “The truth is out: Moms aren’t really that tired.” Let me be clear up front: I have nothing against this author. She’s written…