I'm the Best Mom (and PS: So Are You!)

Just last week, I was in a conversation with a friend when she took a deep breath, sighed, and said… “You’re the best Mom.” I immediately felt my heart leap into my throat. The best Mom? What the whaaaaa??? It’s funny. You do a few crafts with your kids and write about them, and suddenly you are Supermom. Don’t get me wrong. I felt flattered. But I got all sorts of twitchy at the mere sound of those words. ...more
MyDearmama So glad! Sometimes I need to remind myself! more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@SunbonnetSmart.com Thank you so much, Robin! more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@TrishSammerJohnston It does. I saw a quote one time that said "Nothing worth having comes ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@KristenTragethon Thank YOU for reading! And I'm happy to share. I know there are so many of us ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@yvearl  Thank you! It was actually a joke my husband made, when I was trying to name the blog. ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@nocturnalblonde It is hard. And I know it will get harder. I mentioned above that I'm starting ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@HouseofClams Thank you for this. I'm just a beginner, so I love the encouragement. The early ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@thequasimom I think the beginning is the hardest part! So much adjustment, identity crisis, you ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@henmom You are an inspiration! It's so easy for me to get stuck in the day-to-day, and then I ... more

What Staying-at-Home Is Really Like

Well, it's been almost six months since I made the huge life decision to become a stay at home Mommy. So I figured it's about time for an update. I get asked "how's it going" all the time. But every time someone asks, I'm convinced they want the abridged answer of "wonderful." So that's what they get. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about how it's really going. For the record, I haven't lied. It is wonderful....more
@anna902 100% agree! more