Why I Quit Being a Stay At Home Mom

Uncategorized By November 24, 2017 No Comments

Preface: I am a stay at home mother in Brooklyn, NY. I’m home with my 2 year old and an 8 month old daughters. Early thirties, if that matters.
At some point in my life, maybe in my early twenties, I decided that I wanted to be a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). That was definitely #goals for me. At the time, it felt like the best thing to do. The intention was to be home with them as long as possible before they eventually go out into the world by themselves.


Conscious Parenting… a method

Uncategorized By April 15, 2017 No Comments

On Facebook recently, I briefly wrote “conscious parenting is exhausting.” At the time I didn’t have the time or the free hands to explain what that meant. So over the past few days I’ve been adding thoughts to an iPhone note of my thoughts on this. This will be a coherent-ish article about what conscious parenting means to me.


15+ Things To Do With Your Toddler That Don’t Involve The TV

Uncategorized By January 5, 2017 No Comments


I’m usually at home with my 19 month old. That’s about 12-15 hours a day (she’s a great sleeper).  I don’t want to rely on the television to entertain or teach her, so I’ve created a list of things that we do (or have done) to stimulate her.  In the summer months, we had more flexibility with going outside and going to zoos, botanic gardens, beaches, parks and playgrounds. Now, in the heart of winter, I’ve been able to get creative with our time. She really enjoys it.