Stay at Home Moms

I think we can all agree that stay-at-home moms have the hardest job. We work 24/7 with no sick days, no vacation days and we don't get paid to do it. Join this community for support!

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Nap routine difficulties with 12 month old?

Hello everyone, I have a baby boy that's almost 12 months old. He sleeps wonderfully at night, generally 11-12 hours, but I'm having trouble getting him into a naptime routine....

Started by Elaine on 01/22/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Shelly

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boys vs girls

I have two daughters the oldest is almost three the youngest is 10 months. I watch my great nephew during the week and he's almost 2. I went down to do laundry today and the...

Started by Tasha on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Rachel

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Toddler Bed

I have always done things a little quicker with my daughter, she had finished using her bottle at 5 months and off formula completely by 11 months and now I am just wondering...

Started by Denise on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Denise

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Potty breaks at night

I have a four year old girl, who wets the bed. When I ask her if she has to go to the bathroom she always says no. I started just taking her to the bathroom before I go to bed....

Started by Laura on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Crystal

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Separation anxiety

I think my 14.5 month old son is just starting separation anxiety. When I leave him at the gym daycare (two different gyms) he cries. I hid from him for a few mins to see if he...

Started by Emily on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Caitlin

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Routine?

Hi there. My son is 14 1/2 months. He can destroy a house in about 30 seconds flat. lol. I have been home since I was pregnant. I am NOT the 'housewife' type. It's just not my...

Started by Emily on 01/27/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Emily

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Multitasking..

Does anyone have ideas or tips to share about trying to get time for yourself while raising a family(ie. tanning, working out...)

Started by Ashley on 01/26/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Ashley

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Mommy needs a Time Out!!!

I am trying to find an outlet to get me a little bit of grown up time. Trying to find a women's organization or something for a little bit of me time. Looking for suggestions...

Started by Lori on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Lori

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How much do you feed a 6 month old?

Im just wondering how much a six month old should eat? He wakes up at 5 and eats 5 oz of milk and then goes right to sleep until 7. I give him about 2T rice or oatmeal in the...

Started by Stephanie on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Stephanie

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Do you have a safe and healthy home?

Do you have a safe and healthy home? http://www.eco-friendlygiving.com/saferhomecari.html I was shocked to learn about everything we have in our homes that is harming our...

Started by Cari on 01/24/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Kathy

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Six year old picky eater

My son is such a picky eater. I get sick just thinking about it. Everytime I get him to try something he act lke I just gave him poison. Some people that when he is hungry he...

Started by Kathy on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Candace

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help!!!

This morning i noticed my 8.5 month old has a blood blister on the back of her ankle around the back of her foot .. it doesnt seem to be bugging her but i want to know what to...

Started by Ashley on 01/27/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Suzie

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Carpet mess!

So, I need to clean my carpets, BADLY! My two year old is finally getting the hang of potty training, but unfortuantely there were quite a few accidents, both kinds :( , in a...

Started by Dayna on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Dayna

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Stealing toys away from other children.....

I am a babysitter as well as a stay at home mom. for the last few months this 2 1/2 year old boy that i babysit takes everyones toys away from them & then proceeds to either...

Started by Jess on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Laura

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Eating and my 9 month old

How many meals of baby food a day should my 9 month old be eating, and how many ounces of baby food, along with how many ounces of formula?? I'm feeding him 3 meals a day (2...

Started by Erin on 01/27/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Lacey

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My 4.5 month old refuses to take a bottle!!!

My 4.5 month old will not take a bottle, I stay at home with him so it isn't horrible but I just need a break!! He will pull the bottle to his mouth but he just doesn't get how...

Started by Leona on 01/26/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Susanne

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Help needed / advise!

My daughter is 4 months old , I have tried many different swaddles, many different sleep accessories such as , mama roo , rock and plays , safe co sleeping beds to sleep next to...

Started by Emily 1 hour ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 1 hour ago by Willie Mae

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I need some advice please :(

I need some advice.. i dont know where else to turn but here. I haven't been a stay at home mom for long. I used to work but it's became more beneficial for my family that I...

Started by Bria 3 days ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 3 days ago by Youlainemarie

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Please help about my pregnancy doubt

Hi all, iam -prasanna... my problem is my lmp is may 4th but me & my husband r doing unprotected sex from June 12th..till now we met three to four times still my period is...

Started by Lakshmi on 06/21/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Michelle

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Please help about my pregnancy doubt

Hi all, iam -prasanna... my problem is my lmp is may 4th but me & my husband r doing unprotected sex from June 12th..till now we met three to four times still my period is...

Started by Lakshmi on 06/21/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Brittany

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My only-child, my bff

I absolutely adore my daughter. She is 5, very smart, creative, funny and controlling. She is my husband in newer, cuter form. She is driving me insane because I'm not good...

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What do you think about working from home?

I talked to my boss and explained that I am planning a baby for next month and would prefer to start working from home. I have a stressful job so I believe it will be easier at...

Started by StayyoungMommy 5 days ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Elisabeth

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My only-child, my bff

I absolutely adore my daughter. She is 5, very smart, creative, funny and controlling. She is my husband in newer, cuter form. She is driving me insane because I'm not good...

Started by Paula 4 days ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 58 minutes ago by Snow

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I need some advice please :(

I need some advice.. i dont know where else to turn but here. I haven't been a stay at home mom for long. I used to work but it's became more beneficial for my family that I...

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controlling

What are the sign of a man being controlling to a woman?

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for friend

my Friend kid Father Getting mad Because his son Won't calll him Daddy or Anything but will call his Mommy ever Time ?

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Stay at home

Hey I'm a 29 year old Stay at home mom with a One year old son .. We stay in the Greenbelt area and would love to meet other moms near by. If your close please message back , Iv...

Started by Lesley on 06/06/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/11/2016 by Lesley

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What do you think about working from home?

I talked to my boss and explained that I am planning a baby for next month and would prefer to start working from home. I have a stressful job so I believe it will be easier at...

Started by StayyoungMommy 5 days ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Elisabeth

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stay home or work

What is better staying home with the kids or work I love working it gives me a big break is that bad to say that.?

Started by Liz on 06/06/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/11/2016 by Roopa

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Rude/Disrespectful father in law

My husband and i are temporarily living with his family . My father in law has made several rude comments towards and about my 10 month old son. He has told him that whining is...

Started by Taylor on 05/31/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/03/2016 by Gardensparrow

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Emotions

I feel like I'm on a roller coaster with my emotions. I am a stay at home mom, I'm 23yrs old and have a 3yr old son with cerebral palsy. We found out in February of this year....

Started by Amanda on 06/10/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/14/2016 by Shelly

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My only-child, my bff

I absolutely adore my daughter. She is 5, very smart, creative, funny and controlling. She is my husband in newer, cuter form. She is driving me insane because I'm not good...

Started by Paula 4 days ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 58 minutes ago by Snow

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Feeling Confused and Scared About a Boy

Hello, This entire pregnancy has been a mess. To begin with, I had just suffered a hard year of pregnancy loss and my body not recovering well. First, I went in due to...

Started by Melissa on 06/04/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/07/2016 by Therese

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I need some advice please :(

I need some advice.. i dont know where else to turn but here. I haven't been a stay at home mom for long. I used to work but it's became more beneficial for my family that I...

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We don't work?!

I've been a stay at home mom since my first set of twins were born ¬ a day passes that I don't here that I don't work

Started by Angelica on 09/25/2015 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/16/2015 by Sasha

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Anybody?

My son just crawled into be with me.... I sleep naked occasionally, needless to say' how can I approach this with out any chaos'

Started by Lacey on 04/23/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/16/2016 by Tina

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I don't want to be a mom

I don't want to be a mom. Simple as that. I'm not posting this to get a reply or anything. I don't want to hear how "you'll grow into it" or "it takes time" because I know deep...

Started by Mary on 12/18/2015 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/28/2016 by Carol

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Hello,I'm a stay at home mom.

I have 6 kids and what I am specifically looking for other moms that just need a break like I do from now and then. Maybe lunch or just go get coffee for an hour or something....

Started by Neiva on 05/11/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/15/2016 by Amanda

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I need help !

I need help I've tired basically about everything & my daughter isn't catching on to potty training & im done with her diapers she is two & I have a 5 month old it's...

Started by Ashley on 05/23/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 4 days ago by Snow

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Stay at home mom, he decided to leave me

Hi, I'm new to this, I have been in a relationship with my partner for 9 years we have two children together ages 7 and 5. We haven't been getting along too well, but he...

Started by Janice on 05/06/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/18/2016 by Glory

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Breastfeeding question???

My name is Amanda and I'm currently breastfeeding my daughter who is 2 weeks old. My question well more concern is I recently was prescribed oxycodone 5/325 for my c section and...

Started by Amanda on 05/12/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/31/2016 by Amanda

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what to do...

Ok so when I was pregnant my mother in law and sister in law called me fat all the time saying I look huge and that I'll have a preemie. (back story: her other son is married to...

Started by Amber on 11/02/2015 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/15/2015 by Amber

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Who uses Sign language with their children?

Hello everyone :D Im just wondering how people feel about teaching their children sign language. Who uses it and who doesn't, why you do and why you don't. How many and what...

Started by Alisha on 02/27/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/12/2012 by Marsha

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Baby acne on the scalp and arms?

My son has red bumps all over his cheeks, chin, neck and back of his neck. Im assuming its baby acne but its on his scalp as well and he has a couple on his arms...I was...

Started by Brittany on 08/05/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/01/2012 by Erin

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Cleaning Schedule for Stay at Home Mom

I am a SAHM to two boys (6) and (3). My oldest is in 1st grade and my youngest has preschool T/Th mornings. I am losing control of my house and I really need to type of a...

Started by Erin on 01/01/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/18/2011 by Julie

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Cranky one year old

My son just turned one on May 2nd, and all of a sudden, he's not my sweet, silly little boy! Nothing makes him happy; he doesn't like any of his toys, he doesn't like any of...

Started by April on 05/11/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/03/2013 by Cheryl

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19 month old with diarrhea - not sick!

Ladies, I need some help. Our 19 month old daughter has had diarrhea for almost a week now, she hasn't nor is she sick. There's no other symptoms at all. She's been drinking a...

Started by Christina on 11/10/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 09/30/2011 by Shannintipton

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Whiny baby most of the day!

My little girl, who is 9 months old, is very irritable and whiny a lot. She will play with her toys for a few minutes and then she's whining. She is only entertained by things...

Started by Carrie on 09/30/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/01/2009 by Elise

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5th birthday party ideas

We just moved to a new place and we have left all her friends. I really want her birthday to be special, but I have a huge challenge since we haven't met anyone. Also we have...

Started by Cindy on 12/03/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/21/2012 by Jenny

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How did you deal with a fussy newborn?

I just had a little boy on February 17th 2010. Anyway, all this little boy seems to do is fuss and figit. He always thinks he is hungry. I tried a paci and he WILL not take it....

Started by Laura on 03/11/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 03/11/2010 by BB

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4 year old peeing his pants again!!!!

My 4 year old son has been potty trained for a year now. Over the past few weeks he's been having accidents during the day and night. The last 3 nights he's peed his bed (and...

Started by Tara on 03/18/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 03/25/2012 by Wendy

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Is having a third child hard??

I am so nervous and excited. We are having a third baby this fall. I am a stay at home mother of two- ages 3 and 5. I was wondering is it much different having three kids? What...

Started by Christa on 02/04/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/22/2012 by Jeorge

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What's the Best Baby Registry?

I'm expecting (due in June) and want to start a baby registry. Are there any you would personally recommend? I've heard that Babies R us is good.

Started by Alyce on 01/04/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/18/2012 by Lisa

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My baby HATES tummy time. What can I do???

My baby is almost 4 months old now and she hates lying on her tummy. When she's very alert and playful, I lay her down on her tummy and she screams and cries. She never lasts...

Started by Becky on 12/16/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/19/2011 by Shannintipton

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Why am I craving vinegar?

Im 17 weeks pregnant. & I could litterally drink vinegar, I havent yet, but im pretty close to it. I make cucumber salad and it has tons of vinegar in it, to where, no one else...

Started by Dana on 07/21/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 03/06/2012 by Melinda

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How often should a 2 month old eat?

This is my first baby and at 2 months hewakes up every 2 1/2 to 3 hours like clockwork to eat. The ped says he should be able to sleep a majority of the night by this time. Any...

Started by Amanda on 01/28/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/20/2012 by Bheart

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Getting my 5 month old on a schedule.

Delete Are you sure? Yes | No Asked by You (a moment ago) (no moms have helped yet) He is 5 months old and breastfeeding. This is my first child and unfortunatly I didn't go...

Started by Andi on 03/20/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 07/20/2012 by Joy

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Baby not eating as much as usual

My 10 week old baby girl hasn't been eating well the past couple days. She will start to nurse, but after just a few minutes will pull off and scream and cry. After I calm...

Started by Tammy on 01/22/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/01/2012 by Rose

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How often should a 5 month old poop?

My son is breast feed, and i'm starting to give him solids. His pooping seems to be a little weird to me. He'll go poop but then wont go for a few days. The poop looks normal...

Started by Synquis on 05/19/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/21/2010 by Sherry

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What to teach a 1 year old?

My son is a year old and he is picking up on things very quickly so I'd love some ideas of what to teach him. He finally watches Your Baby Can Read and I'm going to start sign...

Started by Bridget on 08/19/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/21/2012 by Jill