Stay-at-Home Mom

A recent Grown and Flown post I Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom has garnered some unusual interest and here are some extremely thoughtful rebuttals and endorsements:

The Huffington Post piece had over 750 comments and 13,000 shares

Many readers vehemently disagreed with me on all of my points here, although I took pains to make it clear that this was one mom’s opinion.

Savannah Guthrie asked me (below) what is a mom to do and here I hopefully have a few suggestions for any mom, or dad, looking to take time off and then return to work.


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I Was a Stay-at-Home Mom and My Marriage Survived By Sharon Greenthal

On Staying Home, Regret and the Big World of the Preschool Parking Lot By Allison Slater Tate

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Six Ways a Stay-at-Home Mom Can Remain Connected to the Job Market

Ten Terrifying Things About Going Back to Work and Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared