MLM is a controversial topic. Its supporters emphasize the ability of MLM consultants (essentially independent contractors) to make some much needed side income while meeting the demands of a hectic family life. Critics in turn highlight the fact that the majority of MLM sellers will actually lose money before the end of their direct selling career.
I think the reason the stay at home mom label bothers me has nothing to do with staying at home or being a mom. It’s just an outdated term, and frankly, “working mom” is too. Who refers to “working dads” anyway? We are all working, always. And those of us who are parents are all parenting, always.
I’ve been at home for about two months now so I thought it would be a good time to check in and let you know how I’ve… Read more “Stay at home Status Update”
My sons’ daycare was closed last week. My husband and I spent the week scrambling around trying to juggle the boys, our jobs, and everything else. I… Read more “What Doesn’t Kill You…Makes You Want to Kiss Your Daycare Provider on the Mouth”
There is a simple answer to the question of whether it’s better to be a stay at home mom or a working mom: It really doesn’t… Read more “In Which I Single-Handedly End the Working Mom Versus Stay At Home Mom Debate”
During the day, my job is to take care of our daughter. While I’m paid in spades in laughter and snuggles, the other benefits for stay at… Read more “When mom needs a sick day”
I’m having an identity crisis. Mother. Activist. Wife. Blogger. Daughter. Coach. Sister. Employee. Feminist. Sometimes, I feel like all the hats I wear just don’t coordinate with… Read more “Finding balance in the “versus””
I’m 33 years old, married with an 18-month-old daughter and another one on the way in May. In about 10 weeks I will be starting my 12-week… Read more ““She’s Just Like You!” Are Women with Children Marginalized in the Workplace?”