Tag: stay-at-home

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What is the Motherhood Penalty?

At PEPS, one of the topics that comes up early in groups is Going Back to Work. Moms and dads share unique and individual reasons for this decision and whether they go back to work or stay at home. In the groups I’ve led, I know moms who love their jobs. They have great satisfaction in their work and they…

Getting out of the house has never been more important for dads.

The Stay-at-Home-Dad’s Game-Time Strategy

“Gentlemen, it’s gonna be a game-time decision for us today,” I warned the other stay-at-home-dads the morning of one of our weekly activities. Weathered SAHDs know a thing or two about game-time decisions, and generally respond to them with similar, game-time strategies, unless of course, the score is a total blow-out. I eventually made it to our outing at a…

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How to be a SAHM

by Shawna Gamache So you want to be a stay-at-home mom (or dad) Whether you’ve planned it forever, or are shocked to find yourself here, becoming a full-time parent is a big deal. It’s certainly the road less travelled by, and that can make it hard to find your way at first. I’m one of the millions of moms who…