Agonizing, bone-aching boredom. Stay-at-home moms often report intense boredom being their number one challenge. As a result, many become depressed. Some get themselves into trouble. Neither of those options is good, so let’s discuss ways to go from bored housewife to tranquil domestic goddess in 3 easy steps. How is it possible to have so much to do
The following is a response to a reader’s criticism of housewives. I get lots of hate mail. A few days ago I was berated by a blog reader for wanting nothing more than to be an old-fashioned wife and mother. She said I should be ashamed of myself for encouraging dehumanizing views of woman.
The stress of parenting can lead to some strange side effects. Twenty-three years ago I started having dreams–nightmares really– about water, large amounts of angry, raging water. The dreams would come, I noticed, at times that I was feeling stressed. Sometimes money troubles would spark them. Other times when my husband was out of town for
Tragedy and triumph . . . Love and Loss. I’ve seen both this week. Polar opposites of life itself. I haven’t cried this hard or cheered this loudly in a very long time. Awestruck. That’s what I am. People amaze me. My kids amaze me. And during a time that most would like to forget,