All of the stars aligned and I was actually able to go see Tully with a girlfriend. Now I haven’t been to the theater in 12 years, so this was kinda a big deal. I’ve been anxious to talk more about this movie but was holding back until I saw it. THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS.… Continue reading Tully: Thoughts after First Viewing
From Lori today (read post for context): Oh, and can I let you in on a secret, women. Most men like to have at least 30 minutes after a long day at work to rest and have peace. Let him have this time to himself if this is what he needs. Men are out there… Continue reading Dear Lori, Can I let you in on a little secret?
This new book has been making its rounds on blogs and I decided to to take a closer look. I am impressed with the sample pages on Amazon. The reviews say its not an anti-working book or an anti-SAHM book. Phew! That is refreshing. Lori Alexander wrote on this book earlier this week and… Continue reading Being There
Kudos to Jessa (Duggar) Seewald for capturing a realistic depiction of what life can look like with small kids while juggling never ending housework. This facebook post has been making it rounds around the web. Click on the link for photos. Here is part of the post: Sharing the realities of being a SAHM along… Continue reading At Least its Clean Laundry
From the very first page of The Mask of Motherhood by Susan Maushart: The problem certainly does still remains today. This time though women no longer have the pressure to conform to a happy housewife image, but rather to conform to images seen on social media or a woman “having it all”. This book was… Continue reading Two Realities, but Only One Acceptable
Lori says today: Did you know that the modern feminist movement began with three women who had terrible childhoods. “How ironic that these three intelligent women (Betty Friedan, Germaine Greer, and Gloria Steinem), none of women is currently married, have so influenced our current notions of family and motherhood” (Dr. Brenda Hunter). Because I don’t take a… Continue reading Did Betty Friedan have a Terrible Mother?
Came across this interesting perspective from a dad and what he expects from his SAHM. Of course to the red pillians this dad will be cast off as a blue pill, clueless beta. To those of us actually living the SAHM life, you have to give credit for daring to discuss realistic expectations. Here is… Continue reading Expectations of SAHMs