If I'm Not a Homemaker, What Exactly Is My Title?

I was filling out an application for something the other day and I found myself stuck at the OCCUPATION section. In the past, I’ve always filled out either N/A or homemaker. (Even though for some reason this title causes my brain to short circuit. I mean, the word itself feels like a cop-out.) Now, I’m not saying that staying at home isn’t work or that the parent at home shouldn’t be showered with expensive gifts daily, I’m just stating that the word itself sucks. This post is NOT about the never-ending debate of who is a better mother depending on if they work or not. This post is about what I should be writing down for my job. What, exactly is my occupation? ...more
Good for you! I recently declared the same thing in a blog post. We must declare ourselves to BE ...more

Red Belly Slide

My little beautiful boy! He is adorable. He was so cute -- he gave Teddy a special hug after Teddy fell off Ben's "motorcycle" and he ran him over. I was witness to toddler magic. Some days it really is that simple and pure.Red Belly Slide...more

Are SAHM Mom's Lazy?

I'm writing this with a cup of coffee by my side. My hair is a mess and I have no make up on. I haven't brushed my teeth yet and so far all I've managed to accomplish this morning is putting a few dishes in the sink, dressing my four year old (and doling out a few dozen kisses and hugs) and eating some eggs that my husband made for me.You heard that, right?I didn't even make breakfast for anyone this morning. My oldest fed his sister, my husband fed me and the four year old doesn't want to eat....more
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