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I had some pretty interesting ideas about how motherhood was going to go. There was going to be all kinds of free time. I was going to bring my baby to work with me or I was going to work from home. 837 more words

Feminist Economics

Walking on the Moon

I went to the movies by myself a few weeks ago, right between nap and dinner.

I might as well have been walking on the moon. 683 more words

The Makings of a Freelance Mom

I never thought I’d be a “freelance mom.” (Doesn’t everyone say that, though?) But seriously, I didn’t exactly go to college and then into debt as a grad student, to make bottles, clean up spit and vacuum. 335 more words

Freelance Mom

Take the Guts Out

There’s a joke about how silence is a blessing unless your kids are also in the house, then silence equals terror.  I’ve not had this experience really.   493 more words

Finding My Parent Tribe in Howard County, Maryland

Becoming a stay at home mom was the first time I didn’t have friends forced on me. In high school and college, I saw the same people every day in my classes, so just figured why not make friends? 1,135 more words



My least favorite way to make money is doing “referrals” I am not a fan of spamming people especially on my facebook page with silly referral links. 116 more words


Valentine's Day

My husband is soooo bad at keeping secrets. First, he texted me asking me where he can buy rose petals, and then he asked me for one of my friend’s phone numbers. 102 more words