Align Your Life With Your Values: The Secret To SAHM Success

People who have not thought about their values are more easily swayed by circumstances, fads, and the opinions of others. In contrast, people who live in harmony with their basic life-governing values sense greater inner peace and usually feel that their lives are on target, more fulfilled, and less out of control. Gary R. Collins, Phd, Christian Coaching To align …

The One Best Thing I Did To Shake The Stay At Home Mom Blues

I was unfamiliar with the stay at home mom blues, when they struck, because for the majority of my mom hood, I’ve been a mom of one. She was a compliant, wiser than her years, totally my tiny buddy one; I never had to worry much about how I would do anything because she was so easy to do everything …

Make Friends As An Introvert Mom: 5 Ways To Make It Easier

Adulthood does not come with a pamphlet to answer all of life’s burning questions, like how to make friends as an introvert or what to feed your toddler who won’t eat anything. When I was younger, probably around eighth grade, my friends and I loved to have group slumber parties, and we would commemorate these occasions with the world’s first …

Reduce Mom Overwhelm With a Brain Dump

Forgetfulness. Scatter brain. Squirrel syndrome. Mom brain. If you’ve never strode into a room with confidence, only to realize that you can’t remember why you walked into that room, are you even a mom? Mom overwhelm is real and it often looks like being a space cadet. If you happen to be an introverted, highly sensitive, homeschooling, creative mom of …

Lies We Tell Ourselves as Stay At Home Moms

I remember clear as day the moment I told my mom, with the haughty arrogance that only comes from being fifteen years old and full of worldly knowledge and superiority, that I would never be just a stay at home mom. I said it because that’s what she was. And I was mad. And in that moment I saw her …

15 Habits of Happy Stay At Home Moms

I was born with a melancholy personality. It’s true. I have a natural tendency to be slightly gloomy, and I’m totally okay with that. In fact, I might be a little too okay with that… a little too comfortable with an “eh” fog hovering around me. I know, I know, that’s the first paragraph anyone would want to read when …

Shifting Your Mindset to Thrive as a Stay At Home Mom

“Oh, I’m just a stay at home mom.” I heard the words leave my mouth before I could stop them, one in particular ringing in my ears. Just. I’m just this. I just do that. Except, there’s really no “just” about who I am or what I do all day everyday. I’m betting the same is true for you, too. …