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    23 February 2015

    What Do We Really Do All Day? Here Is What Every Stay-At-Home Mom Wants To Tell You

    Vaishali Sharma
    WOM Contributing Editor, 
    WOM Score 34
    I am from Gurgaon, India. I am a communication consultant presently on a sabbatical. At the moment, I am enjoying my life as a mommy blogger. Through the blog- www.thechampatree.in, I get to share my personal motherhood experiences and joys along with a lot of childhood-development and parenting related information. Expecting and new parents are always on a look-out for answers to a million questions related to pregnancy, baby care and parenthood and in order to simplify their lives, TCT has been created as platform that offers tips and tricks on all that and more. You can find us on: www.facebook.com/thechampatree Twitter: @thechampatree Google+: +ThechampatreeIngarden Instagram: @Thechampatree Pinterest: www.thepinterest.com/thechampatree
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    Presenting to you 13 overwhelming (read: awesome) and 100 % real facts about a Stay-At-Home Mom's life.

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    I am a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) and it is quite a stunning job. For starters, I get to stay at home and enjoy my sleep all day long. I get to wake up at my own time. I do nothing all day and still get paid for in kind. The icing on the cake is the fact that I don’t have a boss!

    ARE YOU SERIOUSLY BUYING IT ALL?

    I would not like to keep you in dark at all. My dear expecting mums, pretty young ladies who do plan to get pregnant at some point and lovely Mother-In-Laws, here is sneak preview of a Stay-At-Home-Mom’s life.


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    You know you are a Stay-At-Home Mom when...

    • Your morning cup of tea gets heated at least twice before it is gulped down, COLD!
    • You get to finish your child’s leftover meals and that’s all you manage to eat throughout the day (and a bit of snacking here and there)
    • You keep the house dust free with the ‘multi-purpose’ pack of wet-wipes (i.e. baby wet-wipes)
    • Stepping out means either going for your child’s routine check-ups OR a much-needed grocery shopping trip (that doubles as your break!)
    • Bathing on time is a luxury and a mid-day nap is a dream!
    • The best news for the day is that your child ate all that he was supposed to
    • When your husband is back from work, you (secretly) look for ways to take bathroom breaks so that you get some peaceful time for yourself
    • You smell of milk, baby poop, baby burps and everything else that has to do with the baby
    • You socialize with your friends over Whatsapp and Facebook.
    • Wearing ‘something nice’ means getting into a pair of fresh, stain-free pyjamas
    • A night-out means watching a late night movie in your living room
    • You sing rhymes and lullabies for the sake of family entertainment
    • Your life revolves around making meals, feeding your child (that goes on for hours) and in between all that - you try to do some laundry, clear the kitchen sink and put the baby to sleep. All this is on REPEAT mode!

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    Neelam Jhala
    Totally agree!
    Goin thru d same..!
    Sleepin thruout d night is also a Dream dis dys..!
    Exhausted and impatient smtyms!
    25 April 2017
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    Aarushi Sundriyal
    I used to think it's only with me 05 February 2017
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    Maleega Thogit
    Very true, sailing on d same boat.... 31 January 2017
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    Kratika Sharma
    Exactly.. 20 January 2017
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    Mani Narayana
    loved this! Go on... 08 December 2016
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    Mukta Jain
    Omg ! This is so true and everyone who says Stay at home mom does nothings should read this to get a sneak peak. 13 June 2016
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    Pooja Singh
    Absolutely true, Vaishali 16 February 2016
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    Sudha Praveen Goparapu
    Very True. All moms have same experience. 30 December 2015
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    Gnanambigai Sukumar
    Hi. It's true. Even I am working I accept this since My sister facing this. Punch from me also 30 October 2015
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    Subha Rakesh
    VERY TRUE 25 July 2015
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    Debasmita Debnath
    So true... And after all this routine, the best thing happens when you hear this question at the end of the day - "Saara din karti kya ho ghar pe???" 17 July 2015
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    Richa Dhami
    Same pinch . . cheers to MOM's :P 14 July 2015
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    Rinku Prasad
    Satya vachan.. here's more power to you gal!! :) 11 July 2015
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    Anubhuti Mehn
    To add on ...instead of humming songs in the kitchen ..you are humming rhymes ... lol .. 06 June 2015
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    Sountharya Suresh
    It s true.. well said 28 April 2015
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    Swagata Mitra
    Oh i just love it!!! I believe we all feel the same pinch.. and you have nicely penned it down!! 12 March 2015
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    Pranita Sohony
    So well put! Superb! I can relate to every bit of it! 02 March 2015
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    Bindya Keswani
    Good one ! N so true :) 26 February 2015
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    Deepika Dhiria
    Indeed a SAHM's life is toughest but ur description of it is just superb..except that u called MILs as 'lovely' :P 25 February 2015
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    Tilottama Chatterjee
    Loved this!! Keep writing!! 25 February 2015
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    Sravanthi Emani
    It was fun (and scary) reading your article. Wish you get one of those luxury moments soon today :) 25 February 2015
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    Pallavi Sharma
    Great read...:) 24 February 2015
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