Time waits for no one.

I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do. - Agatha Christie, English mystery writer  How many stay-at-home moms are looking for something to do? Just to get a break from the chaos of babies crying, pooping, screaming, dirty diapers, hourly tornadoes in the living room...?...more

I'd Be a Better Blogger, But...

I have a love/hate relationship with blogging....more

6 Lies Stay-at-Home Moms Tell Themselves

I've heard it all before: stay-at-home moms with endless excuses, reasonings, logic and lies that we tell ourselves (and other people) of how and why we are the exceptions to many social norms. "I'm too busy as a SAHM to be able to do that during the day." "People should understand because I'm a SAHM." "Well, that's easy for her to do because she's not a SAHM." Ladies, it's all bull. It really is. ...more
Yikes disappointed that those are feeling judged are judging the author? My experience when I ...more

Trusting My Mommy Instincts

When I found out I was pregnant with my daughter I was really nervous about being a mom. I thought I would be really bad. I thought that I would never know what to do. I thought that I wouldn't bond with her. I thought I wouldn't have any mommy instincts. ...more

My Tips on Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

It's been about two and half years since my little monster came into this world and I stopped working. Although technically I never stopped working, I just started doing another job. Let's just get that out now, the women (and hey, there are men out there too and that's being dang awesome too) who stay at home with kids aren't exactly doing nothing all day long....more

7 Tips to Being a Better Stay-at-Home Mama

For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:6 NASB) Being a stay-at-home-mom is the best job I've ever had, but it has also been one of the most challengin...more
Oh I just loved this so much!  Nicely done...and thank you for sharing your heart.more

What A Stay-At-Home Mom Should Earn As A Salary In 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Stay-at-home moms do each day a multitude of tasks that we often take for granted and all of this without pay. That's why Salary.com has carried out its annual survey which 15 000 mothers have participated to. They narrowed it down to the top 10 most time-consuming jobs moms have to do daily and found out that our mothers juggle an average of 96.5 hours of work every week....more

Mommy Sabbatical

You Thought The Terrible Twos Were Bad, Welcome To the Age Of Three

It's like overnight that Lil Man woke up with an "I do" attitude. No, really... it's like he went to bed one night, and woke up the next day demanding that he not receive help with anything. If I went to put his coat on, I was met with "I do. I do". If I went to get his food, it was "I do. I do." I understand that he is expanding his need for independence. But seriously this stuff isn't easy....more

Why, Why, Why?!?

Deep breath. Deep breath. I know better. I do. So why do I let myself get back to this point? Why, why, why must I feel like I am always justifying my actions. I shouldn't feel the need to explain to other people that I am doing the best that I can do to help Lil Man with his speech delay.  I want to scream sometimes that just because my son isn't in daycare that he gets A LOT of interaction with kids. We don't stay holed up in this house never seeing the world outside....more