That’s Your Job as Parent – MOM

The end of the day nears, Mom works to get her two sons into bed snug as a bug in a rug so that they can fall into a deep state of slumber {for a few hours}. As soon as her sons fall asleep she goes upstairs to tend to her oldest, and only, daughter. This is their Mom/Daughter time, a cherished half hour together of reviewing homework, laughing and rambling about whatever. All that this daughter wants is her Mom to listen. Due to Mom’s great listening skills, her daughter tells her near everything about her life, school and […]

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Bloggers Unite To Giveaway $135 PayPal Cash

A few of us blogger friends have united to host a giveaway just in time for Christmas. Enter below using the Rafflecopter form for your chance to win $135 via PayPal. This is cash, no strings attached, money just in time for the holidays. Image courtesy of scottchan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Using the Rafflecopter form below is easy, use name/email to log in or Facebook for login. Rafflecopter will not use your email or access for anything other than giving me a way to contact you should you be the randomly chosen winner! Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize […]

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Love From Child Far Surpasses Financial Success

  I am sort of frustrated in a way about the catty behavior of some woman and men. I can not imagine that some men and woman look to a stay at home mother as lazy and having a lack of self worth. I am not a stay at home mom, I work from home but still, I am raising kids most of the time and working 4-8 hours per day so really I do Mom and household duties more than work duties. I love making money, because I like to have a roof over my head, food on the […]

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What’s The Big Deal; SAHM, WAHM, Work Outside of Home Mom

I have been reading all over the Internet about the controversy, judgements and just simple discussions of moms occupation choices and I guess I just do not understand what the big deal is? I mean kudos for the publicity because it makes some of these Mom’s money with this awesome exposure, but for others who do not make money from the exposure or are at home with self esteem issues, these topics and judgements can be painful to them. For the record; SAHM means stay at home mom, WAHM means work at home mom, and of course work outside of […]

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A Weakness can Build Strength

After giving birth to her second child a mother wonders if this will be the time she can start to be a stay at home mother. The first child this woman gave birth to ended up being raised by a single mom after four months of age due to a relationship break up. The mother struggled with the fact that she would not be able to stay at home with her sweet baby girl but rather head back to work while the baby girl’s father took her in and dropped her at daycare when he went to work. This second […]

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Working From Home vs Working Outside of Home

I know that not all mom’s wish to really be that stay at home mom, but there are quite a few who do wish for that chance to be a stay at home mom. I wonder if many want to be a stay at home mom because they can’t, that urge to want what we can’t have?! Probably a little bit of that and the natural maternal bond with your child is what keeps you wanting to be home with the kids. Whatever the reasons; you can be a stay at home mom and bring income into the household. Granted […]

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Brandy Rambles: Toss Hands up and QUIT

You know life has been really crazy around here and I think to myself “what if I didn’t work from home would the sleepless nights really be bothering me?” or “what if I worked outside of the home, how could I manage?” I wonder how do mothers and fathers who work outside of the home deal with non-sleeping children, I could not imagine being up all night with my children and crawling into the shower to go to work and actually function. I also can’t imagine loving being a Mom who loves her children so much yet desperately wants them […]

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Don’t Let Nobody

Tell you that you can’t do something … serious, as parents we try to show our children they can reach to the stars with their dreams. As a parent we are teaching our children to have the “I can” attitude, yet as we get older and have dealt with so many various traumatic, life changing experiences we lose that “I can” attitude and allow others to determine where our life will lead. This is unacceptable! No more letting other people determine your path in life, be YOU and do what YOU desire to do, if you want to be a […]

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Get Out From Underneath

One thing I have noticed as a pattern with many woman, myself included, is that they get comfortable in their marriages or relationships and allow one person to dominate the financial support of the household.  As a married mother of three, my husband and I decided that I would be the stay at home mom and that he would be the primary financial support system for the household.  This was a great setup, but then one day simply being a “stay at home mom” wasn’t enough for me, the workaholic in me needed more, my independent attitude needed more.

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Like A Rollercoaster

In case you couldn’t tell my mind and emotions have been like a roller coaster ride lately! I went from not wanting to be with my husband because reality is we have grown apart … well I guess I have grown apart, he still feels the same. We are best friends, but I still question what my heart knows is best to do for us … I keep going up and down … from wanting to be a stay at home mom to wanting to work outside of the home and build my resume back up again to wanting to […]

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