Saturday, December 19, 2009

You might be a SAHM if...


So, it's been awhile, huh? No, I have not fallen off the face of the earth. If you are reading this, you either... a) Were shocked to receive an e-mail alert saying that I had posted something new, b) had tremendous faith that I would someday return and update the blog again or c) haven't visited in so long that "Bailey is 4 weeks old" is news to you.

Regardless, here goes my first blog post in a few months, a brief reflection on one of my life's biggest changes.

You might be a stay-at-home mom if...

10. Your last blog post was 3 months ago. Neither your e-mail nor Facebook account is getting much attention, either.

9. A stroller is your new exercise machine.

8. Going "to town" will be your biggest challenge of the week.

7. You've traded your listening device from MP3 player to baby monitor.

6. "Naptime" used to mean a Sunday afternoon siesta, but now it means get as much done as possible.

5. You wear slobber in your hair more often than hairspray.

4. Singsong is your normal tone of voice.

3. You cannot determine what the strange liquid is on your pants or how long it's been there. You don't bother changing clothes.

2. You put on lounge pants, a T-shirt and a hoodie, and your husband asks, "Where are you going?"

1. You now know what it means to have a full-time job.

And yes, I am loving it.


Samantha said...

Bethany, your list is too funny! Some items on your list also apply to moms that work outside the home, too! Last week when I got to work, my principal asked me what that smear on the back of my sleeve was...My reply, "Probably snot!!!" I feel your pain! I'm glad you're loving mommyhood. No doubt you are an awesome mom! Merry Christmas to you!

Jen L. said...

I remember those days well! Hang in there--thing will even out. Enjoy her babyhood because it FLIES by! Have a wonderful Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Love it, Bet!!!

Anonymous said...


What a great blog! Please save this one for your book on motherhood! I love you so much....


Anonymous said...

I do not know you, I hit next blog after editing mine.... I loved your 10 things. I can relate! Great blog you have.

Betty and Wilma said...

yep always have something in my hair, only half the time do I know where it comes from. Well Thanks for the read it was enjoyable!