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It was hard to say goodbye to this face on my first day!

Making the Transition: From SAHM to part-time WOHM

Exciting news: I got a part-time job! But let’s back up a bit. For the past almost 8 months, I have loved staying home with Baby Markers. The entire time, I’ve looked at this arrangement as a privilege – the fact that I can be the one to get her up from her naps, take [...]


Being a Part-Time WAHM: A Reality Check

Taking care of Little Y is my full-time job, but I’m also a freelance writer and editor. Other moms often seem interested in the logistics of making a buck while being the primary caregiver for a kiddo or two, so here’s a rundown of how I balance things – or don’t, as the case may [...]


Groundhog Day Slump

It’s been a little over two months since I went back to work. Every day is just about the same and routine is the name of the game. Having rituals with Baby Popcorn has saved me, but is also driving me a bit crazy. Whether it’s because of nap time or making sure everything is [...]

Little Stroller with the Forks

A Day in the Life: WAHM Toddler Edition

I wrote a day in the life post almost exactly one year ago. I read it last night and was so nostalgic; Little M will be 17 months old this week. Sigh, my baby is growing up too fast! Since Little M and I were doing a long solo-momma stint when I wrote my last [...]


The Morning Shuffle

As a working mom whose workdays normally start at 8 am, it is now a madhouse in the mornings with the addition of another child.  This is a glimpse into our morning shuffle with a 2.5-year and 2-month old. My days start at 4:30 am and don’t stop until I go to bed at midnight. [...]

day in the life of a WAHM

Before I share the ins and outs of my day with you, I want to preface this post with a few things. My goal was to become a WAHM long before we started a family. I started my freelance work nearly ten years ago with the intention of turning my passion into my career.  It took [...]


WAHM – Mrs. Superhero

Here’s a glimpse into how Mrs. Superhero juggles being a full-time mom of two and a freelance illustrator! ~~~ Describe a typical day in your life. Days vary a lot between Mr SH’s work days and days off.  He works twelve hour night shifts on Friday – Sunday. So he sleeps on the weekends and [...]

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