A Small Tweak Can Make All the Difference

After a little more than a year of being a stay at home mom, I was feeling worn down and terrible about myself. Like any mother of a toddler and breastfeeding infant, I was tired. More than anything, I felt like I was maybe not cut out to be a stay at home wife. Sure...

Prioritizing and Doing What’s Important

“If everything is important, nothing is important.” Important vs. Urgent Eisenhower once said, “What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.”  Important activities have an outcome that leads to the achievement of...

Groundhog Day is Stay-At-Home Mom Day

For a stay-at-home mom, everyday is like Groundhog Day to some degree. There is always laundry, cooking, cleaning, managing the home, and taking care of children, husband, and family. It’s the job that no job can prepare you for. Working moms may think that life...

Happy Chinese New Year (of the Dragon)

This year, my Chinese New Year did not get off to a very good start. It is tradition to do some serious and thorough cleaning of the house for Chinese New Year, and I did not do a very good job this year of cleaning and washing everything. We had planned to go out to...