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My Year of Eating Crow

It’s funny how a year has its way of sneaking up on you. About a year ago I announced that I had made the decision to quit my job to become a stay at home parent. 633 more words




Originally posted 9/17/16

I read this article today, and even though I’m terrified to write this blog, I think it needs to be written. 1,086 more words

Sentenced to 9 to 5--On the Occasion that You Find Yourself a Working (Poor) Mother

Dear Lily June,

Conversations tend to acknowledge two kinds of acceptable–even noble–modern mothers.

There are the endlessly creative, tirelessly crafty SAH moms who make fully functional butterfly wings out of papier-mâché and use them to fly their LO/DD/DS to the land where acronyms are always spelled out in macaroni noodles and glitter and are captured on picture perfect ornaments, baubles and trinkets ready to display on the competitive contact sport that is Pinterest. 1,364 more words

Parenting And Motherhood

Donald Trump Wades Into Battle Over Childcare and Stay-at-Home Moms

Donald Trump wants to Make Moms Great Again. On Tuesday night, he called for child-care tax credits, paid maternity leave and subsidies for stay-at-home parents in a speech clearly aimed at wooing women voters, who… 1,108 more words

Has anyone told you that you are a good Momma today?

So, I have been noticing a lot of Mom shaming on the news, in the entertainment industry, and locally lately. I just wanted to make a post to address that. 318 more words

Are You Worthy?

by Holly Keich

When’s the last time you told yourself, I’ll be worthy when ___________________. Whatever it may be that you choose to fill in the blank, whether it’s I’ll be worthy when I lose 15 pounds, when I get the promotion, when I can keep the laundry done or the house clean, when my kids tell me they love me, when I meet the perfect partner, when I become the perfect parent. 1,292 more words

New Moms


Hi and welcome! I’m so glad you’ve found me here at Middle Of The Road Mom. I’m going to take a wild guess and say you already saw the “about” section on middleoftheroadmom.com so I won’t go into all that here. 523 more words