There are 10.1 million female-owned businesses in the U.S., according to the Center for Women's Business Research. And while there aren't stats on how many of those women are moms who are working from home, it's a safe bet that quite a few of them have re-prioritized their work to accommodate their kids. If you're thinking of making the change but aren't quite sure how to approach it, click through for some ideas on great jobs for stay-at-home moms.
Some men are afraid to date a single mother but dating coach David Wygant wants you to know something: single mothers are amazing girlfriends. Equipped with a personal experience, Wygant shares why he feels the nurturing single mother is not an ideal mate, but the best type of partner.
Mothers rock. This we know. But this video takes parenting to a whole new level. Elevation Church of Charlotte, NC performed a little experiment for Mother's Day, and though it's not that time of year yet, we couldn't hold this one back. Watch this video and try not to become a weeping mess (warning: you will fail. Epically).
This morning was heartbreaking. (To read about my complete meldown, click here.) It all started with a morning cuddle, my 6-yr old climbing into bed, sharing sweet nothings about life. 20 minutes later, when I told him we had to get up and get ready, he started to cry. He begged me to let him skip school, told me he had a fever, and then that he had a headache. He moved slowly, protesting every step of what is normally a functional and easy morning routine. By the time we got in the car
I’m sure it started earlier than this but I began to notice it when I was pregnant with my first child. “You shouldn’t drink wine, or eat peanut butter or shell fish. Don’t gain more than 30 pounds (which I misunderstood to mean per month vs. the whole pregnancy).” “You should read aloud to your baby in vitro so that they will be able to read earlier.” “You shouldn’t be stressed out when you are pregnant, it’s bad for the baby.”
Three moms say they were bullied by security guards for breastfeeding their babies in public. Right or wrong?
by 5 Simple Steps to Choosing Your Path, W. Granville Brown, for GalTime.com As a professional life coach, I’m privileged to have some very successful career women as clients. I’ve discovered that many of them face challenges quite different than those encountered by men. For example, consider the deep feelings of guilt many working mothers experience.
Pregnancy can zap energy. After all, growing a human takes a lot of work, even if you're just sitting on the couch. Simply walking from the bathroom to the kitchen can completely take the wind out of you. Here are some practical tips to help you stay at the top of your game during the holidays.
Celebrity moms may have access to a lot more luxuries than most of us regular moms do, but that doesn't mean they are exempt from getting into any sort of trouble. Here are 6 famous moms who wound up in 'time-out' when they least expected it.
When you're "Yes"-ing your kid to death on your way to drop him off at school because he's going on and on about some stupid dinosaur he saw on TV that sang this song and wore this hat and met this friend, you may be wondering if you're a bad mom. You are, but it's totally OK.
Whether you have to work, want to work or fall somewhere in-between, a recent study by the American Psychological Association revealed that full-time working mothers are happier and healthier than their non-working counterparts. Perhaps it's time to let go of the working mom's guilt and instead focus on the many benefits working full-time brings to a mother and her family. Here are seven ways full-time work benefits mothers.
It was a typical Sunday morning in our house. My husband woke up at 8 a.m., made coffee and went outside to cut the grass. The kids were sleeping and I was sitting in bed reading a magazine. My son, Jacob, woke about ten minutes later, just as I was getting into the good part of an article — typical when you have a 5-year-old. Two minutes later, my 3-year-old daughter, Lindsay, found her way into our bed, as well. I tickled their stomachs. We had a pillow fight and we laughed and laughed. It became what we call in our house a "cuddle fest." It was the best moment of my week. Little did I know that three hours later, I would experience the worst moment of my life.
How long do you breast feed your baby? Will it make your boobs hang down? Will it limit sex if your breasts leak during foreplay? Will it mean that mom and dad can never go out on a date without bringing baby along? Will my husband still think I am sexy when he sees me breastfeeding? What happens when I go back to work?
The problem today is that as a working mom you are so busy taking care of everybody else that you often lose connection with YOU and with your soul. The good news is that you can reconnect though and you can do it without shortchanging anyone else and without feeling guilty. Please know that the brighter your inner light shines the brighter the inner light of those around you will shine. So, it is vital to care for yourself, too! I am going to share with you three easy solutions you can use to reconnect with your soul and shine your inner light brighter.