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Dynamic mother/daughter team deliver thoughtful insights via new parenting podcast

Like many relatively new moms, I turn to more experienced mothers for advice and comfort. For me, there is nobody better than my own mom. Our phone calls often morph into intense discussions on parenthood, with my mother sharing her strong opinions on how kids are raised today.

Dynamic Mother_Daughter Team Deliver Thoughtful Insights via New Parenting Podcast

Who better than my mom to join forces with for an exciting new new podcast dedicated to bringing humorous, insightful and heartfelt content to parents everywhere?

“Mom Around The Corner” will examine a variety of parenting issues through the eyes of a baby boomer mom and a millenial mom. Each episode is like eavesdropping on one of the many candid conversations between myself and my mother. Always unfiltered, often heated and always keeping it real, we hope to give our listeners a broad range of perspectives on everything from childbirth to discipline. Continue reading

Why Marissa Mayer is a bad example for men

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant again, this time with identical twin girls, and just as she did with her first child, the mogul announced she will be taking limited time off after the twins are born and working throughout her pregnancy.

Mayer, who assumed her role at Yahoo while she was pregnant with her son, has been criticized for her attitudes about work/life balance and for setting what some believe is a bad example for women. If a CEO can give birth and not miss a beat, what excuse do the rest of us have?

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5 Ways my husband is more of a SAHM stereotype than I am

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This is the coffee mug I got my husband for his first Father’s Day. I have no such mug.

 

If you, like me, are a stay-at-home mom, you are probably familiar with all the stereotypes that exist for our kind. From countless Internet memes, YouTube parodies and articles debating the appropriateness of yoga pants, there’s tons of fodder to give us all a good laugh.

While I certainly enjoy all of the SAHM jokes about wearing pajamas all day and craving Starbucks coffee, in many ways, I don’t quite feel like I fit the true definition of a stay-at-home mom. You know who does? My husband. Yup, my man pretty much matches every stereotype you can imagine.

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Bed time is dad time

As a stay-at-home mom, I am fortunate to have forged such a strong bond with my son and am grateful to my husband for the financial and emotional support he has given me to be able to care for our child. Although, I am the primary care taker, there is a deep connection between a father and son, that I as a mother cannot and will not replace.
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