• How To Budget So You Can Stay Home With Your Kids-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    How To Budget So You Can Stay Home With Your Kids

    When my husband and I were talking about having kids a while ago, it was always my dream to be able to stay home with my kids. However, since I became a nurse, this wasn’t going to be an option. As a nurse, you have to keep up your license in order for it to not expire. I do have the option to take classes instead but I really don’t want to lose my nursing skills so I work super part time. Like, 10 hours a week. This arrangement works for me because I still get to stay home with my kids but I also get a break from time…

  • HOW YOU KNOW YOU'RE A MOM TO YOUNG KIDS-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    How You Know You’re A Mom To Young Kids

    Obviously, we all know being a mom is hard but sometimes we need some reassurance that we’re doing an ok job. Being a great mom is not all that easy. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication. It takes lots of sleepless nights of worrying about their well being. It also is a great blessing and a huge opportunity for personal growth. I know I am not the same person I was from before I had kids. I have grown and learned many things. Being a parent is also comical at times. Laughing during times when you probably shouldn’t happen more than you think. There was one time my middle…

  • The Best Part Of Being A Parent-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    The Best Part Of Being A Parent

    Being a parent is probably the hardest thing in the entire world. Moms need to endure childbirth and dads need to endure the stress that comes along with childbirth. Our bodies change in so many different ways. Our stomachs have some extra skin here and there that won’t go away unless you get surgery. If we ever cough or sneeze too hard, we might tinkle a smidge. This is fun times….(this is me being sarcastic) Jumping on a trampoline can prove to be difficult when you can’t control your bladder anymore. Sometimes, you’ll even develop hemorrhoids during labor because of pushing so freaking hard! Yes people, this actually can and does happen!…

  • Why I Started A Blog-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    Why I Started A Blog

    This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission if you purchase an item from one of my links at no cost to you.   I have had many reasons for starting my own blog. For one, I am an introverted person. I like to keep to myself and observe people around me. Starting a blog for me was an easy way to share my thoughts and opinions about things without having to do it in person, which scares me a bit since I am shy. I am not a public speaker at all so writing on my blog works better for me and my nerves.…

  • HOW TO START A BLOG-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    How To Start A Blog…Learn All The Juicy Details

    How To Start A Blog This post contains affiliate links which means I get a small commission if you purchase anything through my link at no cost to you Do you want to start a mom blog? Are you confused with how to get it started and grow to make money? I always loved reading mom blogs and I would wonder how they were able to start it and all the tools that are needed to get it going. I finally was able to muster the courage to start my own blog and so far, it’s been super fun! I enjoy researching and writing blog posts that can help other…

  • The Real Reason You're An Angry Mom-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    The Real Reason You’re An Angry Mom

    Ever wonder why some moms out there are so happy all the time? Wonder why you’re so angry? Let’s see if this all rings a bell. You’re overworked, tired, the taxi driver, the planner, the cook, and the house cleaner. Sound familiar? When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to do, I get angry. My husband can tell the difference in my vibe and my kids can tell too. So why are some moms always happy? We know they’re in the same boat as we are but they are handling life way better. Sometimes, I get down on myself because I don’t always handle things best. I end up getting…

  • Why We Compare Ourselves To Others & How To Stop-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    Why We Compare Ourselves To Others & How To Stop

    As a natural human and mom, it is normal to struggle at times. It’s normal to compare ourselves to others. The big one for me right now is comparing my body to other women’s bodies. I’m not a heavy person. I weigh about 130LB and am 5’4, so why do I care how thin other women are? I’m pretty tired of thinking about it. I shouldn’t care about this at all. The other thing that I do is compare the cleanliness of my home to other women who have cleaner homes. I wonder how they juggle kids, work, and cleaning a home? I have 3 kids. Two of those kids…

  • Give Your Children The Gift Of Reading-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    Give Your Children The Gift Of Reading

    This post contains affiliate links which means I will get a small commission when you purchase from my link at no cost to you.  Every year before Christmas, we have a toy purging party. Our playroom is just ridiculous and is covered in toys. My kids don’t even play with half of them so why keep them? I learned that I cant purge the toys while my kids are home so I always need to be sneaky about it. Little by little, we give the old toys away to needy families. We do it in little bits so that the kids don’t even notice anything is missing. The thing about Christmas…

  • Overcoming The Mom Guilt-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    Overcoming The Mom Guilt

    This post contains affiliate links which means I may get a small commission if you purchase from my link at no cost to you. There could be a million and one reasons why mothers feel mom guilt. I’m a mother to 3 kids and I know what it feels like having mom guilt. Our lives as mothers are so busy all day, every day. We lose track of what’s going on or what needs to happen. Our surroundings start to look like a blur. Are we spending enough time with our children? Do they even know what I look like anymore? Are they feeling neglected? At times, I forget what day…

  • Raising children to not be entitled-Half Stay At Home Mom
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    Raising Children To Not Be Entitled

    Nowadays, I have realized that many kids are lacking some qualities that are vital to their well being as an adult. Children are very entitled and expect things to come easy. This quality is so annoying to me and I feel it is partially our fault as parents. Where did we go wrong? Why are kids so entitled? These days, we live in a society of instant gratification. We all have internet on our phones, there are drive-thru restaurants at every turn of the corner, and there are video games at home. Kids have no patience for anything because things are so readily available to them. They want to wait…