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The (myth of) Privilege of Stay at Home Motherhood

One of the loudest arguments feminists and egalitarians use against complementarians is the idea that being a stay-at-home wife or mother is a byproduct of privilege. In fact, during last week’s Twitter brou ha ha over the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood’s conference in Louisville, I saw that argument used over and over again:… Continue reading The (myth of) Privilege of Stay at Home Motherhood

church · Friday Free For All · Lent · SAHM stuff · schedule · worldview

Friday Free for All #1

I would say TGIF, but we have a super busy weekend. Being a SAHM, I try with all my might to protect our weekends so that we have uninterrupted family time as much as possible. This weekend…not so much. It will make for a somewhat stressful weekend, if I don’t watch my heart and my… Continue reading Friday Free for All #1

7 Quick Takes · holidays · SAHM stuff · schedule · sleep

Seven Quick Takes: Post-Holidays Decompression Edition

-1- For Christmas we did four gifts for each other: something you want, something you need, something to play with, and something to read. We got Little Man a set of die cast Blue Angel airplanes (his current obsession after seeing them at an air show in Detroit this past fall), a book and DVD… Continue reading Seven Quick Takes: Post-Holidays Decompression Edition

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It’s 2015

It’s January 1, 2015. I don’t think anyone except my mother still checks to see if I’m writing anymore. But one of my goals in 2015 is to write more. I have a loose outline for each week I’d like to follow; we’ll see if I can stick to it. I finished my first semester… Continue reading It’s 2015

parenting · SAHM stuff · training up a child

Why I Don’t Want a Smart Phone

Last Friday I scored much sough-after tickets to a Sid the Science Kid event at our local Children’s Museum. These tickets included a meet & greet with Sid, pictures with Sid, and a viewing of a world premiere Sid movie (complete with the voice of Christopher Lloyd as a mad scientist. Priceless!). Now, I know… Continue reading Why I Don’t Want a Smart Phone