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self-doubt

What Keeps This Stay-at-Home Mom up at Night

It’s summer break and I am exhausted. Bone tired. Want-to-curl-up-in-the-fetal-position-at-the-end-of-the-day tired. After nine months of having three measly afternoons to myself all school year (while my big girl was in first grade and my little guy was at preschool), the jolt back to round-the-clock parenting has taken its toll. And yet, many nights recently, I’m not […]

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The other side of mom guilt

The Other Side of Mom Guilt

There seems to be this image of the Stay at Home Mom as a fun-loving, yoga-pant-wearing, dry-shampoo aficionado with not a care in the world, other than the dishes in her sink and maybe a pile or two of laundry.  Sure, money might be a little bit tight, she doesn’t have as much time for […]

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Can’t You Afford To Stay Home?

If you are a working mother, you may have heard this question many times. Here are some of the questions / comments I receive a lot: Why did you have kids just for someone else to raise them? I would miss my children too much. I don’t know how you do it. You look exhausted. […]

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