My First Day As A SAHM

I’ve been home now for almost three weeks after being taken off of work early due to pre-labor symptoms. My midwife thought that if I didn’t have the stress of work, then my contractions, cramping, and trouble breathing would subside. I thought it would, too. Then, I met my toddler. Let me preface this by... Continue Reading →

My Plan

Sometimes, my life doesn't go as planned, and especially if it has anything to do with a computer. *sigh*Does this happen to anyone else?I had planned on posting every day during April. As we know, I almost made that happen, but not quite. I thank my work obligations for that one, but hey, that's what... Continue Reading →

Morning

This is what I’m working towards. This is what motivates me.I want to wake up and just watch my daughter sleep. Right now, when I wake up in the morning, I have to get ready for work, pack the diaper bag, and then wake up my sleeping daughter so she can go to Grandma’s house.... Continue Reading →

A Mom’s Guide to Returning to Work

Returning to work after having a baby can be a pretty emotional and difficult experience for mothers. I've personally polled both fathers and mothers about their return-to-work experiences, and it seems as though mothers generally have a much harder time overall, and for a longer duration of time than their male counterparts. Unfortunately, there's no... Continue Reading →

The Pregnant Puker…at work

With LoveBug, I had morning sickness 24-hours a day for the entire 41 weeks and 4 days of being pregnant. I tried everything from Saltines in the morning to vitamin B6, papya, mangos, and B-Natal suckers (though they do taste really good). Nothing helped. During the first half of my pregnancy, I was attending school... Continue Reading →

It’s Okay

I've come to a new place in my WOHM-ness. I think I spent the first year of my daughter's life grieving about not being with her. I still cry, and I still hate it, but it's a little different now with her being almost 14-months-old. For the first time, recently, I realized I'm not so... Continue Reading →

10 Things to NOT Say to a WOHM

Just in case you ever wondered what we really hear when you tell us these things... 10 Things to NOT Say to a Work-Out-Of-The-Home-Mom 1) "I took off work for the first four years' of my child's life to be with him."Translation: if you were a caring mother, you wouldn't work until your child is... Continue Reading →

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