Why Do We Act Like "Just a Mom" Is a Bad Thing?

Usually when I hear the phrase "just a mom" it has a negative connotation. It's as though being a mom is not nearly enough, and it somehow needs to be prefaced with "just" to emphasize this. In fact, moms are often the ones who are using this phrase in such as way. We downplay all we do and belittle ourselves. I, however, decided that being just a mom was just what I needed....more
I watched the Makers documentary the other night and I believe that the negative association ...more

I'm Not Just A Stay-At-Home Mom

A few months ago, my well-meaning brother said to me in an online conversation, that he was concerned that I may "lose my edge" because I am no longer the marketing 'guru' I used to impersonate. Instead, I am 'wasting' my acquired skills by being a stay-at-home mom to my baby (now toddler). Before y'all take your catapults out and ask me where my brother is located (hint: nearer to you than me, he lives in the States), let me say that I was not offended.Well, maybe a little....more