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Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood

Dedicated to the Pod Squad trite adjective (of a remark, opinion, or idea) overused and consequently of little import; lacking originality or freshness. https://languages.oup.com/google-dictionary-en/ I have been lucky to experience motherhood under the brim of many different hats. Sporting the ‘working mom’ fedora, the ‘stay at home mom’ baseball cap, the ‘depressed mom’ hood, the ‘happyContinue reading “Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood”

How to Introduce Exercise into Your Parental Routine

Maintaining a household, littles, finances and a career can be more than enough to handle. Feeling unhappy with your health on top of it all can be upsetting. Whether you are a new mom, ex-avid runner, or have never exercised a day in your life, being a parent does not close the door on improvingContinue reading “How to Introduce Exercise into Your Parental Routine”

How to Bribe a Toddler with 8 g of Sugar or Less

Prior to becoming a mother I strongly felt when the time came for my children to listen to me we would have no problems. I am the parent, I am in charge. There is room for compromise. I will provide plenty of chances. The bottom line is, you will listen. Boy was I wrong. IContinue reading “How to Bribe a Toddler with 8 g of Sugar or Less”

Simple Steps Parents Use to Meet Every Expectation

By Jillian Lankford Whether you are welcoming your first child or adding a new addition to your family, the intense pressure to “do it all” is sinking in. Here we offer a stay at home, work from home, working parent tested, and child endorsed plan to get it all done. From laundry to cooking toContinue reading “Simple Steps Parents Use to Meet Every Expectation”

11 Ways I Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom

By Jillian Lankford You only have so much time so let’s get right to it. 1. Plan things to look forward to. Even if it is grocery shopping alone, plan it and look forward to it. Some of us do not have the luxury to call much else self care, so own it. Put yourContinue reading “11 Ways I Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom”

Why I Hate Being A Stay at Home Mom

by Jillian Lankford Dedicated to Mary Elizabeth Morey I know I know, hate is such a strong word. In recent years it has turned into a curse word. It is so easy to use and has so much implied rage. The opposite, love, or it’s cousin, like, are so over-used they just fall off ourContinue reading “Why I Hate Being A Stay at Home Mom”

The Pod Squad

By Jillian Lankford One thing that came out of becoming a stay at home mom I am enormously grateful for is my squad. I mean I have had a squad or squads. Friends and friend groups. There are groups of people that have been in my life for ages. People I can rely on andContinue reading “The Pod Squad”