stay-at-home mom

stay-at-home mom

A mother who forgoes employment outside of the home in order to care for her children and the household. Being a stay-at-home mom is just as much hard work as going to an office every day.
See also: mom
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The difference was that I was less stressed and had way more flexibility with how I did that when I was a stay-at-home mom.
When I was a stay-at-home mom, I worried about a variety of things, including the fact that all anyone asked about were my kids--how they are, camps, activities, etc.
Ideal for the working adult, stay-at-home mom, or shut-in.
Roxanne Audenino of Newbury Park had been a stay-at-home mom for six years, raising the youngest of her three children.
I've even had to contend with folks boxing me into that stay-at-home mom cliche--you know the one that says: "I must sit around all day, looking fat and sloppy, watching soaps, yapping on the phone, spending all my husband's cash, and being the overbearing mom whose life revolves around wiping her kids' behinds.
BE: You took time off from your career to be a stay-at-home mom.
women, 25-54 years old, that found paying off credit card debt and being a stay-at-home mom were at the top of the list when it came to wise choices they would make, if they had the opportunity.
Wife and stay-at-home mom Amy Wimberger of Fort Collins, Colo.
She's been both a full-time worker and a stay-at-home mom, and interviews over a hundred such women about the realities of their lives and their perceptions of women who have made different choices.
Look Who's Talking Now (1993) In the third film in this franchise, talking babies are replaced by talking dogs as Mollie loses her job at the accounting firm and becomes a stay-at-home mom.
To top it all off, her mother, a former workaholic lawyer, has decided to be a stay-at-home mom, and watches the Food Network all day.
Frenette, having quit her job as a school teacher to become a stay-at-home mom, admits the potential threat on their financial security was one of her greatest concerns, but after having mulled over the idea, she supported the move.
Should the marriage end in divorce, a stay-at-home mom is entitled to $25,000 per year of homemaking as compensation for lost rungs on the career ladder.
Ozzie was the breadwinning husband; Harriet the stay-at-home Mom.
Factoring in cooking, childcare, cleaning, laundry and driving, one estimate places the annual value of a stay-at-home mom at $94,700.