Have you ever heard anyone telling you something along the lines of: "How could you ever get tired of your kids? You're their parent!" or "Kids are a blessing. Be grateful!"? If the answer is yes, you're in the right spot. What you've most likely been experiencing - and needing someone to try to understand … Continue reading How To Effectively Avoid Mom Burnout
I keep seeing this all across the social media - student moms turning into stay-at-home moms, feeling like they've wasted years and years of their lives, just to end up at home all the time with their kids. It feels bad. But as everything in life, it's a matter of perspective. You didn't waste your … Continue reading Stay At Home (Student) Mom, Your Degree Isn’t A Waste
Let's face it: this is a topic not a lot of people want to talk about. I don't see it in the media, there's almost nothing about it on social networks and almost none of it is discussed on blogs. Only the people unafraid of the judgement will dare speaking about it in a non-judgmental … Continue reading Mourning Pre-Baby Time: Right Or Wrong?
I had a mentally challenging day yesterday. It was a pretty similar to all the rest of my SAHM-countryside-isolation days, but I achieved far less than on any other day. On the outside, it may not look like it - my baby got all his meals, I played with him, went outside, managed to publish … Continue reading [Enough Is Enough] Establishing Daily Minimum Requirements
Well - they certainly blew mine when I became a SAHM and discovered that not everything is the way they've told me it would be. Who's they, you might ask? We all have that group of "them" - the unsolicited advice-givers and future-tellers (I still remember a particular lady at some birthday party who told … Continue reading Secrets About Stay-At-Home Moms That Will Blow Your Mind!