What Does a Stay-At-Home Mom Really Do?

What does a SAHM mom do all day? Hmmmm… Read on. Please visit http://mediocremotherhood.wordpress.com to comment on this post

Mediocre Motherhood

When you say you’re a stay-at-home mom people have this image of slippered feet gracefully positioned on the ottoman with toys and dirty diapers strewn around the room.

These misconceptions are not only overwhelming but down right demeaning.   So where do the stereotypes come from and what does a SAHM really do all day?

On any given day a SAHM battles a constant struggle about who she really is versus who she should have been.  Depending  on the day, this can be either motivating or daunting or both at the same time.

Never mind the part of society that looks down on SAHMs as if we spend our days licking the cookie dough off the mixing spoon (note to self: I need to try living up to these stereotypes).

Staying at home no longer means tending to the children and cleaning the house, there’s a bar that’s been set sky-high and trying to reach…

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Author: Zeina

I'm a Lebanese translation and editing professional. I mother two adorable children, a 7-year-old hero on the spectrum and a 2-year-old princess just launched on her terrible two's! Juggling parenthood and a home-based freelance career is no easy task, especially for a (hopefully recovering) perfectionist. This is where all the writing and poetry come to my aid, as a source of inspiration, hope and emotional well-being. Poetry is the spark of creativity that ignites my rather mundane life. Spirituality is what keeps me focused on my purpose.

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