The following SAHM podcast episodes are focused on the SAHM (stay-at-home mom) life.
Becoming a SAHM is wonderful, exhausting, and life-changing. Which episodes can you relate to most? Comment below.
Working Moms vs SAHMs: Who Has It Tougher?
Working moms and.SAHMs both have a challenging but fulfilling jobs of being moms. However, there seems to be this discussion on whether working moms or SAHMs have it tougher?
Does it really matter? As moms, women, and parents, we should be supporting each other. Sometimes we get into this cycle of trying to see who is more of the martyr or has the most challenging situation.
Whether you are a working mom or a SAHM, each has pros and cons. We are all doing our best, and what is best for each family differs.
Instead of criticizing a working mom or a SAHM who is in a different circumstance or a part of life that might come more easily, let’s celebrate it!
9 Simple Ways to Find Your SAHM Friendship Group
8 Simple Ways to Encourage Mom Support on Social Media
SAHM Happiness (Discovering How to Feel Fulfilled)
SAHM happiness is absolutely possible, and it is not impossible to feel fulfilled.
Including myself, I have focused on the content of not feeling happy as a SAHM.
Without a doubt, those moments of not being happy as a SAHM are far less.
Finding SAHM happiness, like everything in life, requires work and a change in mindset.
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As a bonus, it will prove the dedication required to be a stay-at-home mom to the misinformed.
SAHM and Working Moms: Does Your Husband Refuse to HELP?
SAHM and working moms, does your husband refuse to help?
Well, without question, my husband refuses to help at home and with our children.
As a SAHM (stay-at-home mom) what might shock you more is that I am in 100% agreement!
When my husband refuses to help, especially as the breadwinner, he will always have my support.
No, I have not set the women’s movement back 100 years by fully supporting my husband by refusing to help. Listen to learn more…
- He is not helping because we are both responsible for our home and children
- We respect each other and contribute equally
- He openly admits he never wants to be a stay-at-home dad
The Honest Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Moms (SAHM) Feel Lonely
Undoubtedly, many stay-at-home moms feel lonely. From my perspective, here are my honest reasons why:
- Lack of adult interaction
- My identity as an individual feels lost
- Days can feel repetitive
- Societal views of stay-at-home moms
However, the real question should be, “How do you reduce feeling lonely as a stay-at-home-mom?”
Understandably, saying that stay-at-home moms feel lonely seems confusing but it is very real.
It is hard to identify those feelings of loneliness, anxiety, depression, and overall unhappiness. Unfairly, our culture creates guilt and judgment if you state you are not living in full bliss every day.
For me, I have found that honestly identifying my feelings through journaling and creating an action plan to show myself love has been helpful.
Let’s work together to normalize imperfections and remove the stigmas for all moms and stay-at-home moms feeling lonely.
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