Stay at Home Moms

Stay at home moms are without a doubt one of the largest groups of unsung heroes there are. Often under appreciated - and always overworked! - these dedicated mothers spend their waking hours getting down and dirty with their little ones. Rewarding, yes, but also exhausting!  Most mother will agree that being a stay at home mom is much harder than holding down a full time job.  When working in the position as mom you never get a break, never get down time, and never get to take the day off.  And, you job doesn't end at 5:00pm.  It goes all day and all night and into the weekend.  Stay at home mom is the hardest job there is.

Why Stay At Home

The reasons a mother chooses to stay at home are varied. Whatever the reason, it's important to be aware of not only the advantages and disadvantages of being a stay at home mom, but also what you can do to be prepared both emotionally and financially.

Indeed, stay at home moms are arguably one of the most underappreciated working members of our society. For this reason, it's important that stay at home moms take time for themselves, to prevent getting burned out. Read Sanity for the SAHM for more advice on how to keep your cool and check out our article on quiet time.

More Great Tips

Also get some great tips for how to deal with kid allergies like the serious peanut allergy and how to throw a fantastic birthday party for your child.  Learn about great party games, themes and decorations.  Get some advice on what to do with a colicy child and how to cope with non stop crying.  Also check out our articles on co-sleeping with your child and find out all of the pros and cons of this decision.

For those on a budget read up on how to make the most out of leftovers and also find advice on how to create great school lunches.  Also read up on the importance of family time meals.  

For the best parenting tips around, an experienced mom has the right answers. Pregnancy Info's resident supermom has 12 children of her own and is here to share her many adventures and parenting advice with us. Just look for this sign -- you'll know you are in good hands!

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