Sarah 2Comment

Four years ago, I started really paying attention to a friend’s Facebook posts. She kept advertising a skincare company she was working for, built by the two dermatologists who created ProActive. It was called Rodan and Fields. She told me she was making lots of money, and that this company…

Evie 2Comment

Originally published in January 2016 The weirdest thing happened the other day. My best friend, someone I’ve known for years and talk to multiple times a day, launched into this story about the time she studied abroad in college. It was a total WTF moment. “You studied abroad?” I asked….

Evie 8Comment

Originally published in April 2014 So maybe I’m a little grouchy this week. It’s been a long, tough week. One that got me thinking about the things that can just take the wind right out of a stay-at-home mom’s sails at the start of what should be a great day….

Evie 15Comment

Originally published in March 2014 One of the reasons the name “merelymothers” appealed to us when we started this blog was that it played on a sentiment we’d heard one too many times in casual conversation. “What do you do?” “I’m a stay-at-home mom.” “So, you don’t work?” Here’s the…

Evie 15Comment

Originally published in June 2013 When I read the title of Lisa Endlich Heffernan’s post, “Why I Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom,” I immediately wanted to hate it. The editors at the Huffington Post had done their job of choosing a title that was inflammatory enough that I just had…