Why Going Back to Being a Working Mom Terrifies Me

Gain insight into a SAHM’s feelings as she makes the transition from being a SAHM mom back to being a working mom.

Let’s play Two Truths and a Lie: I’m excited to go back to work. I’ve loved staying at home with my kids. I’m embracing this change. I’m excited to go back to work. Starting out with a lie right here. I mean yes, I’m excited to rediscover an aspect of my person that has been … Read more >>

Why I Don’t Want to be a Stay-at-Home Mom

Gain insight into a career woman’s feelings as she makes the transition from working mom to stay-at-home-mom.

  “So the babies won, huh?” a coworker said as she walked up to me. She’d clearly read the department-wide email I’d sent out that morning before coming into work. I was resigning from my position as production copyeditor at a curriculum design company—effective almost immediately. My editing pen was being traded in for stay-at-home … Read more >>