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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Playgroups for kids in the Chicago Area?

With winter approaching, we're limited to play choices. I'm in NW Indiana, a few minutes outside of Chicago and I was wondering if there is anyone in this area who knows of any...

Started by Sarah on 10/29/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/02/2008 by Erin

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disapline

how do i punish my 3,2,1 year kids...i have tried time outs talking they seem to be bossy, hit all the time fight and dont listen to a word i say. bed times are hard. i feel...

Started by Becky on 10/26/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/02/2008 by Tisha

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bottle to food...

Hi! I'm new to this community. I have a 5 month old baby girl and i would like to know if anyone can tell me what the best method is for switching her from bottle feeding to...

Started by MaCkenzie on 10/31/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/01/2008 by Gretchen

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Sharing

I am having a really hard time trying to teach my three year old son how to share nicely with his baby brother. He gets so angry at the baby, and then I find myself getting mad...

Started by Marissa on 10/29/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/31/2008 by Krysta

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hello

I'm new here. My name is Erin,30, I have 2 kids Brianna who is almost 6 and Nathan is 4. I am a stay at home mom who has tried finding work but ugh it is so hard with my...

Started by Erin on 10/30/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/31/2008 by Krysta

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Hi=)

Im new to this and im a stay at home mommy of two. I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Melodie and im 21. I have a wonderful husband and 2 beautiful babys,

Started by Melodie on 10/30/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/30/2008 by Julia

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hello

I'm a stay at home mom with two children. I was born and raised in Nashville, TN but have lived in Northeast Ohio for the past 10 years. I enjoy cooking and quilting when I get...

Started by Tina on 10/30/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/30/2008 by Tina

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hi

I am Anne a SAHM to 2 boys Alexander 5 and Luke 4.

Started by Anne on 10/29/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/29/2008 by Anne

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I am new!

My name is Katie and I live a very small town in Northen California. I just became a mom this year in February. Its the best job I have ever had. I love staying home and...

Started by Katie on 10/29/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/29/2008 by Jennifer

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Busy!:)

Well like the title says I am a stay at home mom. I have 2 little ones who keep me busy from the time they wake up til the time they go to sleep.

Started by Shalene on 10/29/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/29/2008 by Rena

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Hi!

Hi everyone :) I'm Sarah, a 24 year old mom of two. I'm currently a SAH, sometimes WAH mom. I'm in Hammond, IN. I'm new not only to this community, but to Circle of Moms in...

Started by Sarah on 10/28/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/28/2008 by Brooke

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new stay at home mom

I have a 2 year old and am expecting my second in december. I am also going to be a stay at home mom starting Thurs the 30th and am very excited. I am also new to the circle

Started by Heather on 10/28/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/28/2008 by Brieanne

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Postpartum depression?

Ok so I had my baby almost 11 weeks ago.. My emotions have been stable for the first 6 or 7 weeks after giving birth.. Then my period came and my emotions were heightened! I...

Started by Brittany 1 day ago in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Brittany

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Feeding

I'm worried my 15 month old girl isn't getting enough solid food. I try feeding 3 to 4 times a day but she never seems to eat much. She also gets a 10 oz bottle of milk in the...

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Restless nights

Im actually the nan that looks after her during the day. Anyone out there experienced very restless nights fir a 2 year old ?

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Restless nights

Im actually the nan that looks after her during the day. Anyone out there experienced very restless nights fir a 2 year old ?

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Ongoing cramps since period ended?

202 Hey! I am new here and unsure where to post. I have 2 children already. Im not trying to conceive but will be happy either way. I usually have 5 day periods and am exactly...

Started by Maria on 04/14/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/22/2017 by Maria

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HELP! Smart apps for 6 year old kid needed!

Hi moms, I really need your help! My Emily is 6 now and she loves to play smart games, especially 'hidden-objects' genre, but the only one she finds interesting is Detective...

Started by Katarzyna on 04/13/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/14/2017 by Dove

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Struggling with the idea of a mess.

I have been a housewife off and on for about a year now. And my house is always spotless. However we are bringing our newborn son into the world on august 3rd, and i am...

Started by Breana on 04/15/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Sarah

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Weirdnes after cyst pain

I posted before upo my cyst pain; it never stopped! I went back to the doc yesterday due to extreme pain on my right side. During the pelvic exam; doc stated my right ovary is...

Started by Maria on 04/20/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/21/2017 by Sarah

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Husband's comments on money

I've been a SAHM for the past 2.5 years...prior to that I was in college full time and taking out student loans as a means of support because my husband was only working part...

Started by Claire on 04/20/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 3 days ago by Tiffany

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Partially a deadbeat dad?

My partner who I have been with for almost 4 years has a child from a previous relationship. I have spoken to his ex, but we have bumped heads a lot because of her condescending...

Started by Courtney on 04/15/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Ashley

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Pregnancy

So i got a Mirena on March 30, 2017 not on my period. Doctor said to wait a week for IUD to be effective. March 31 and the following 2 days my bf came in me . I had told him no...

Started by Sonia on 04/22/2017 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Sarah

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Feeling heartbroken

So I know this might not be the usual thing y'all talk about but I'm feeling heartbroken..I've basically been with my daughter since the day she was born. she's a year old today...

Started by Lynzee on 08/11/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/13/2016 by Ev

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My disrespectful child drops bomb shells

My child is 19 and was engaged two a very handsome boy whom she loved so very much and he broke her heart by cheating. Than she dated another really good looking like who posted...

Started by Rebecca on 11/08/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/14/2016 by Margret

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My husband is controlling

My husband treats me like a child...I have to ask for money...he has 2 teen son ages 17 and 20 and they have more freedom then me...they are not my kids...he often say cause...

Started by Monica on 07/05/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 07/11/2016 by Monica

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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 on 06/24/2016 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 06/29/2016 by Alfred

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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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Always angry at kids :(

Hi, I am a stay at home mom (partner is a non participating parent so all parenting falls on my shoulders) with two girls, 6 and 8. My 8 year old is giving me such issues that...

Started by Terrina on 08/12/2016 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/22/2016 by Terrina

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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 07/30/2016 by Angela

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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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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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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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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