I did it and I think I might puke!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cackydoodledoo, May 18, 2011.

  1. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2011
    Crazyville, USA
    I did it! I gave my two weeks notice and will now officially be a SAHM. Why do I feel like I am going to puke? It is such a relief to have it done but I am also scared out of my wits!!!!
  2. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2010
    Noble County
    What is a SAHM?
  3. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Stay-At-Home-Mom. My mom's one.
  4. gertiie

    gertiie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2011
    Warsaw, Indiana
    stay at home mom

    Enjoy it !! the feeling will pass
  5. TinkleTurkey

    TinkleTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2010
    I'm a stay at home mom - of sorts... I used to be the breadwinner around here, but the tables have turned... Things are better in some ways, worse in others.

    Its hard for me to get accustomed to not being in control of everything. I'd like to think that we're equal partners, but he's the one who earns the paycheck so I feel like a bum when I need to ask for money.

    I don't have a boss to answer to anymore, though. I'm the boss of the house at least! You'll adjust, and it'll be good for the kids.
  6. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2010
    Escondido CA

    I work P/T right now, and we're getting close to the point of allowing me to stay at home full time... I'm nervous too. But what a blessing to be able to really devote ALL your time to your home and family!!
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    You're soooo lucky. I was never financially able to do that......Letting go of that extra cash is probably what's making your nervous......Don't worry.....I'm betting you'll LOVE IT!

  8. emptynester

    emptynester Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2011
    Beaufort, SC
    Quote:Change is sometimes scary but can be great! I recently became a SAHM myself in the past 3 weeks and am getting used to it. Besides, I get to spend more time with the chickens and I started a chicken blog!
  9. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    I imagine you feel like I would if I were to apply for a job! lol I have been a SAHM for 3 1/2 years now and it was hard enough to go to school for awhile. I would like to go back to work at least P/T but believe it or not we can't AFFORD me to go back to work. CHildcare is $$$$ and so is fuel! It is one of those things that sucks when you live in a rural community. 15 miles from anything.
  10. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2011
    Crazyville, USA
    It is definitely going to take some adjustment for sure. We won't be able to be so free with our money. I am planning on doing some work with the National Notary Association but I can do it on my terms. It will help to have the extra money though. I am going to give this my best effort. I hate to see how much we waste on stupid things every month and would really like to get back to the basics so to speak. My sister is a SAHM and has been for a number of years so she has been a good sounding board and lots of support.

    Thanks for the well wishes!!! I can break out my flip flops now and I can also get some more sewing done! Mostly glad that my kids won't have to be babysat by someone else!!!

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