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Dear SAHMs: I Don’t Want Your Job Anymore

I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for nearly two years now, and although I’ve loved being home with my son to witness all of his milestones and share countless special moments with him, I–I’m almost afraid to admit this–am ready to go back to work. I never stopped working, really, except for the first three months … Continue reading

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DIY Rocket Ship with a Twist

I have twin nephews who just turned four, and I was faced with the monumental task of figuring out what the heck to give them. Thanks to doting family and an older brother, these kids have no shortage of toys on hand. But the real challenge is that they live in another state and I … Continue reading

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Alternatives to PB&J When Your Kid Has a Peanut Allergy

I never grew out of the PB&J phase from my childhood; I’m just as happy devouring this sandwich with a cold glass of milk now as a 35-year-old woman as I was when I was 10. So when I discovered that my son was highly allergic to peanuts, I not only felt nervous for his … Continue reading

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Finding “The One”: The Difficult Task of Befriending Other Moms

A lot of people will tell you it’s important for stay-at-home parents to drag themselves (and their child) to playdates to develop their social skills and prevent them from becoming little sociopaths. But it’s equally as important for parents to socialize as well. I work part-time from home as a writer and editor, and the … Continue reading

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Cultivating Happiness by Giving

If you’ve been following my blog, you may remember that I embarked on a quest to find happiness a while back ago (like, say, January). What can I say? I got busy with other things and dropped my project to be picked up again maybe never. This is one reason why cultivating happiness can be … Continue reading

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