Tag: stay at home moms

Why Mom Needs A Hobby

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In the fall of 2012, I started a personal blog—partly because I enjoyed writing, but mostly to get my husband off my back about...

The Reverse To-Do List: Putting Self-Care First

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Before I had children, my go-to technique for getting things done was “delay of gratification.” Essentially, as a way to motivate myself to get...

Now Seeking Mom Friends

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Wanted for immediate friendship: Cool mom friend who likes to drink wine and is available for daytime playdates. Hopefully has at least one child around...

It’s Okay to Ask for Help

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When is it okay to ask for help? Always. Just as I was “about to pop” my mom offered to come help me. I puffed...

Mommy Burnout: The Mom Who Lost Herself

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Laughter filled her house. She heard tiny footsteps pitter-patter down the hall as children played happily together, imagining they were explorers on a hunt...

The Realization that Changed My Life

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  - "Seriously?" - "Is this for real?" - "Can I seriously not even _________, without __________?" - "Shouldn't I be able to just ________?" A few days ago,...

Austin Mommy Spotlight on Jessica!

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So...week three of spotlighting our amazing mamas! You've heard from Vanessa and Allison and now it's Jessica's turn.  We're getting close to wrapping up...