Life as a Stay-at-Home Mom
You Know You're a Stay-at-Home Mom When ...
Stay-at-home moms have a life like no one else. See the funny side of being a SAHM and tell your favorite stay-at-home mom stories.
Bad Habits of Stay-at-Home Moms
When you sign up to be a mom, you get a complimentary bag of bad habits to go along with your new role. But stay-at-home moms have some particularly nasty habits to shed. Get rid of them instantly.
Comments Stay-at-Home Moms Hear
Sure, everyone's got an opinion. But when you say you're a stay-at-home mom, you're bound to get all sorts of unfriendly comments. Tell other moms about the remarks you've received as a SAHM and read what they've heard too.
Reader Tips for Quitting Your Job to Become a SAHM
Quitting your job to become a stay-at-home mom will change your life. But quitting your job to become a SAHM isn't an easy decision. Readers share their tips on how they knew it was time to leave the workforce and become a stay-at-home mom.
7 Questions to Ask Before Deciding to Quit Your Job
You might want to shout, "I quit!" Before you make the decision, ask yourself seven questions.
If Mom Quits Her Job
Leaving your job is a big step for your entire family. Take these factors into account together to see if mommy should quit her job.
Covering the Unemployment Gap
Thinking you might want to go back to work some day after being a stay-at-home mom? Cover the gap in your resume now so you'll be prepared for the future.
Taking Time Off to Raise Your Family
Go back to work. Continue to stay home. Consider the crossroads where you'll stand many years from now if you become a stay-at-home mom.
Calculate Mom's Worth
Compare a working mom's salary to what a stay-at-home mom would make if she received a paycheck. The numbers may surprise you.
The Stories of Moms
The stories of moms can inspire us, give us a laugh or make us cry. Read the stories of moms from around the globe, and share your own story too.