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Looks Like IV

Observations from my four-year-old:

I suspect this fourth installment of Looks Like will be the final one.  My as-of-yesterday five-year-old doesn’t make a lot of these observations anymore; he’s too busy saying things like “As you see …. 215 more words

5 Ways to Succeed as a Stay-at-Home Parent

Having a stay-at-home parent is an efficient use of many families’ resources. There are many stigmas and many advantages to having a parent work in the home, and in these modern times, it’s important to keep a good perspective on goals and realities. 643 more words


Don't Take Personal Days If Your Spouse Is A Stay At Home Parent

I recently made the change from working mother to being a stay at home mother. And there are many things that I would like for the spouse of a stay at home parent to know that I didn’t realize until now. 689 more words


Getting through a Crappy Day (Literally) with a Smile

Being a stay-at-home dad is sometimes a quest for patience.  Every day I am met with challenges that, just the day before, I did not know existed.  813 more words

Thoughts And Observations

This Work-Life Balance Thing Is A Big.Fat.Lie.

Bitches, if you are a parent and feel like you need to make a change, read this.

It’s a beautiful article written about the difference between being a family manager and  being a family nurturer by the author over at… 682 more words


'Tis the season....for Christmas cards.

As a parent you deal with a lot of firsts.  The baby experiences a ton of firsts, and we as parents experience a lot of firsts as well. 440 more words


Powering through Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving.  Turkey and dressing, green bean casserole, yams, the whole nine yards.  Last Thanksgiving was a breeze.  My wife and I cruised from house to house, mingling with family and friends, eating at every place we stopped.   281 more words