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Stepping Up to Stay-at-Home Parenting

Encouragement for stay-at-home parents who are considering leaving the workplace to take on this role! What can you do to make this change as smooth as possible for the entire family?What lessons have other parents learned from their own transitions and what resources will help you on the journey?

Leaving Job to Become a Stay-at-Home Mom

Do you have any advice or suggestions for a mother who wants to make the transition from full-time career woman to stay-at-home mom? What can I do to make this change as smooth as possible for the entire family?

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Find moms in your community or online. We believe in the simple but revolutionary idea that remarkable things happen when moms come together. Find your group today.

Can You Afford to Become a Stay-at-Home Mom

Some financial advice to help you re-orient your values and save money.

The Stay-at-Home Dad

Why some couples are choosing to reverse roles and how it affects their marriages.

Discovering Your New Identity as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Author Jen Babakhan explains why her leaving the workplace to become a stay-at-home mom is one of the best decisions her family has made.

Beating Depression as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Three pieces of advice that helped changed my attitude about being a stay-at-home mom from gloomy to glad.

Husband Wonders if He Should Become "Mr. Mom"

Is there anything wrong with men being stay-at-home dads? I'm currently out of work, and since my wife earns a good salary we decided that it might be best if I simply stay home and take care of the kids for a while. It seemed like a good idea in the beginning, but lately I've been having some doubts about it.

Is It Better for Moms to Stay at Home?

If we refuse to “stay home” because our career feels more important or interesting, we have not understood the calling of motherhood.

How to Decide If You Should Be a Stay-at-Home Mom or a Working One

How to Decide If You Should Be a Stay-at-Home Mom or a Working One. Read on for four guidelines to help prime the pump in reconsidering your vocation on the other side of this pandemic.

The Value of Stay-at-Home Moms

It was Rose Kennedy who said, “I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that demanded the best that I could bring to it.” Like Rose, I have found that indeed motherhood is a profession, and it certainly deserves the best I can bring to it.

Who Does the Housework?

How can we uphold what the Bible says about marital relationships and make good decisions—as a team—about housework? Here are a few practical suggestions.

What Options Does Your Family Have?

Today’s family has expanded options for making ends meet and nurturing family life.

Working Outside the Home or Inside the Home: Two Mom’s Perspectives

I worked at home and didn’t earn a paycheck. Our family was impacted by my choice, both for the good and the bad. Below are my thoughts on this age-old debate from the angle of a mom who did not work outside of her home. On the other side of the coin, we have words written by a wonderful woman of faith, Janae Gibson, who works at DBU. We are both moms who prayed for wisdom to know the right thing for our families.

Stay-at-Home Mom (SAHM) Burnout: Symptoms, Causes, & How to Cope

For those who are full-time caretakers of the household and family, stay-at-home-mom (SAHM) burnout refers to a state of being depleted by this particularly challenging and often isolating role.

Staying Home with Kids vs. Second Income

“Does My Family Need a Second Income?”, “‘Will you stay home?’ Whether the answer is yes or no, I’m glad for every opportunity to talk with new moms about what it will cost them to return to the workplace.

Financially Protecting Stay at Home Parents

Are you or your spouse a stay at home parent? Don't miss this blog on how you should financially prepare and protect the stay-at-home parent.

M.O.M.--Master Organizer of Mayhem: Simple Solutions to Organize Chaos and Bring More Joy Into Your Home

Getting--and staying--organized is a challenge in and of itself. Add motherhood to the mix, and you've got a whole new dimension of difficulty. So how does a busy mom stay on top of the daily chaos that children inevitably bring along with them? No...

Stay at Home Dads - Podcast Series

Who should stay home with the kids? Dennis Rainey takes a look at a new trend in our culture in which the wife becomes the sole breadwinner while her husband stays home with the kids. What effect does this arrangement have on the family, and where might this new train of thought lead us in the long run?

Dad Wants to Help Stay-at-Home Mom

What can I do to help shoulder the burden my wife carries as a stay-at-home mother of two small children? I know it can be stressful attending to the needs of little kids all day long, and I'd like some practical ways to lighten her load. Any suggestions?

Find a Dad Group - The National At-Home Dad Network

Finding a group of local dads is one of the most vital parts of having a successful, enriching, and less stressful time as an at-home dad. The community, support, and camaraderie are all incredibly helpful, and we encourage all at-home dads to reach out to find more at-home dads in their local area.

  • Life is full of surprises, challenges and questions – and sometimes we all need help finding answers. Are you struggling in your marriage? Is your son or daughter involved in activities that have you worried? Or maybe you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy or navigating conflict with your aging parents. Whether you’re in the midst of a major crisis or simply a perplexing situation, we have compiled resources that can point you in the right direction. And remember – we’re constantly updating our content, so check back frequently for the latest and greatest resources.

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