Becoming a stay-at-home mom requires a mother to give up her job and become a full-time parent in the home. In general, becoming a stay-at-home mom is a decision that both parents should make jointly in a child's best in... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

"Stay-at-home mom" blogs are blogs written by mothers who stay at home to raise their children rather than holding down paid jobs. As Jennifer Fulwiler of National Catholic Register makes clear, these blogs often allow t... More » Technology Internet & Networking

Ideally, a mom can afford to stay home if all household expenses are adequately covered by the sole working partner. Families can use a budget calculator to figure out how much money is needed to maintain current living ... More » Business & Finance Household Budgets
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