The Stay At Home Mom Experiment, The Aftermath

The Stay At Home Mom Experiment The Aftermath

If you have been following along with my posts you will know that last week was my first run in with being a Stay At Home Mom. Catch up on last weeks post here: Welcome To The Stay At Home Mom Experiment Behind the Scenes. For a full week my 19 month old baby Morgan was on summer vacation. When she was 6 months old she started attending day care full time, and since then besides the occasional holiday I have not had the chance to stay home with her on a long term basis. This was a experiment for the both of us.

I absolutely love my career, but I have considered being a stay at home mom a few times since Morgan was born. That feeling increased even more when I became pregnant with my second. I am currently 6 months along. However living in Los Angeles that is virtually an impossible task unless a lottery win is in my future.

I knew that this week would not give me the perspective that real stay at home mom’s have since it was only for a week and I knew that I would return to my lovely corporate job very soon. However it did give me perspective into how hard, amazing, stressful and rewarding the task of being a stay at home mom really is.

I made sure that at the end of each day I reflected on the good and the bad that I experienced. Here is my break down, Monday – Friday, day by day! The Stay At Home Mom Experiment – The Aftermath.

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How To Explain The Importance Of The Fourth Of July To Your Toddler

How To Explain The Importance Of The Fourth Of July To Your Toddler

In the middle of March I wrote a super successful post about the history and origin of St. Patrick’s day. I wanted to research it because honestly I didn’t know anything about it. Yet I was dressing Morgan in green head to toe! That post ended up launching a series of posts after I received multiple comments to create a post for each holiday. I will have to explain each holiday to Morgan anyway. What a better way than to actually learn the facts behind them. You can read all of the past posts below:

  1. St. Patrick’s Day
  2. Easter
  3. Mother’s Day
  4. Memorial Day
  5. Father’s Day

I learned so much from doing these posts, and I found that I really enjoyed researching and writing them. Today I will be sharing with you How To Explain The Importance Of The Fourth Of July To Your Toddler. It’s such an integral part of American History that we should all learn about. Here are the top 7 things that I have learned about the importance of the Fourth of July that I will use to explain it to my little Morgan. Thank you so much to my wonderful friend Google. As always Google was able to steer me in so many interesting directions while researching this history.

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How To Explain The Importance Of Father’s Day To Your Toddler


How To Explain The Importance Of Father's Day To Your Toddler

In March I wrote a super successful post about the history and origin of St. Patrick’s day. I wanted to research it because honestly I didn’t know anything about it yet I was dressing Morgan in green head to toe! That post ended up launching a series of posts after I received multiple recommendations to create a post for each upcoming holiday. I will have to explain each holiday to Morgan anyway and what a better way than to actually learn the facts behind them. You can read all of the past posts below:

I learned so much from doing these posts, and I found that I really enjoyed researching and writing them. Today I will be sharing with you How To Explain The Importance Of Father’s Day To Your Toddler. I was extremely fascinated by the dark history of Mother’s Day so I was super excited to begin researching it’s counterpart.

Here are the top 7 things that I have learned about the importance of Father’s Day that I will use to explain it to my little Morgan. Thank you so much to my wonderful friend Google as always for steering me in so many interesting directions while researching this history.

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How To Explain The Meaning Of Easter To Your Toddler

How To Explain The Meaning of Easter To Your Toddler

In March I wrote a super successful post about How to Explain The Spirit Of St. Patrick’s Day To Your Toddler. I received overwhelmingly positive feedback. I also learned so much from doing the post about St. Patrick’s Day. A recurring comment that I received was that I should create a similar post for each upcoming holiday. I think that is a fantastic idea! I will have to explain each holiday to Morgan anyway and what a better way than to actually learn the true facts behind them. Today I will be sharing with you How to Explain The Meaning Of Easter To Your Toddler.

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How To Restaurant Train Your Toddler. Yes You Can!

How to Restaurant Train Your Toddler. Yes You Can!

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How to Restaurant Train Your Toddler. I’ll wait for you to stop laughing and rolling your eyes. Done? Okay now I know this might be crazy talk but you can enjoy dining out with a toddler. Austin and I love to go out to eat. We enjoy trying new and exciting restaurants, attending food festivals, chef tasting menu’s and even food demo’s. Then Morgan happened. Ah the joys of eating out with a baby.

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