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Doctor insights on: How Do I Tell My Boss That I Want To Be A Stay At Home Mom

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How do I tell my boss that I want to be a stay at home mom?

How do I tell my boss that I want to be a stay at home mom?

Be straightforward: Just tell your boss that you want to stay home. In most of this country it's normal and accepted to stay home with your kids while they're small. I don't think anyone will give you a hard time, at least not to your face. When i interviewed for med school i remember one professor saying that if a woman wanted to stay home and raise her kids, she was doing something more worthwhile than medicine.

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But her mom dont want to take her to the doctor & she dont want to tell her that she had sex & are they are any home remedies ! ?

But her mom dont want to take her to the doctor & she dont want to tell her that she had sex & are they are any home remedies ! ?

For pregnancy?: She should NOT attempt a home - abortion if she is pregnant. Enlisting help from her parent may be her best option.

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Hi doc am lactating mom for 3 months old baby boy, can I drink green tea. Tell me some exersice to do at home to loose my pregnency weight without gym?

Hi doc am lactating mom for 3 months old baby boy, can I drink green tea. Tell me some exersice to do at home to loose my pregnency weight without gym?

Drink tea and walk: You may drink tea and the best exercise is walking as spring approaches , you and your child can go walking together, he in the buggy , of course.

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I have very bad thrush from a vaginal yeast infection, does anyone know home remedies??? I don't wanna tell my mom so I wanna cure it myself :( ugh

I have very bad thrush from a vaginal yeast infection, does anyone know home remedies??? I don't wanna tell my mom so I wanna cure it myself :( ugh

Yeast infection: Thrush is a term that implies that you have involvement of the linings of your mouth. If that is the case you may want to check with a doctor and have your immune status assessed and be tested for STDs, including HIV. If this is just vaginal check with your friendly pharmacist. There are no "home remedies" likely to be of any value. Good luck and hope this clears up soon.

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How can I transition best to being a stay-at-home mom?

How can I transition best to being a stay-at-home mom?

Stay connected, etc.: I suggest staying connected digitally with people known irl and connect with moms in similar situations on sites that protect privacy and confidentiality. Allow an hour per day for oneself during naps.

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Please describe a good diet for a stay at home mom of 2?

Please describe a good diet for a stay at home mom of 2?

Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods.

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How do you deal with possible infidelity issues on top of being a stay at home mom?

Honesty: In my experience, honesty is the best policy. If you feel or "sense" that there is infidelity then you should confront your partner in an honest and caring fashion. Don't forget, you could be wrong. Sorry you have to deal with this. Good luck and i hope this helps.

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What are the pros and cons in terms of a child's development of having a stay-at-home mom or a working mom?

What are the pros and cons in terms of a child's development of having a stay-at-home mom or a working mom?

Many variables: More one-on-one nurturing is better than less. Parents usually do a better job with this than others.

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Hi, I'm a stay-at-home mom of 2 small children. I eat too much and can't organise my time to live healthier. How can I be more motivated?

Hi, I'm a stay-at-home mom of 2 small children. I eat too much and can't organise my time to live healthier. How can I be more motivated?

Find time for you: When you are caring for small children it can seem impossible to make time for yourself, but it is crucial that you have time for yourself in order to stay motivated and active for your children. Eating right and exercise can really help in dealling with unmotivated feelings. Talk to your doctor about your feelings. You might be depressed and it is so important to get treated. Best wishes to you.

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How is child development impacted by having a stay-at-home mom as opposed to a working mom?

How is child development impacted by having a stay-at-home mom as opposed to a working mom?

Complicated: In the early months/years family care will give the child more individual attention. Older toddlers/children can benefit from the social stimulation of daycare. The decision has to be what's best for your family emotional/economically. First two sons home cared by father - second set daycare and I see no difference in their development. Be sure to research a daycare facility thoroughly. http://www.livestrong.com/article/72423-daycare-vs.-stay-home-parent/

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What should you consider when choosing between finding child care and being a stay-at-home mom?

What should you consider when choosing between finding child care and being a stay-at-home mom?

Choices: There are many things to consider - each family has unique circumstances but the most common deciding factor is economic. Like making the decision to breastfeed or not - you have to look at your situation and decide what's best for you. My college sons were home raised by their father - my middle age boys raised alone by me/daycare - and they all are great! http://www.livestrong.com/article/72423-daycare-vs.-stay-home-parent/

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How does being in child care affect a child's development as opposed to having a stay-at-home mom?

How does being in child care affect a child's development as opposed to having a stay-at-home mom?

Day care: Day care has a great effect on the social, learninig & developmental abilities of young children. It also has the negative aspect of being exposed to other sick mates & put them at higher risk for catching infections, but if the child is fully immunized, the risk is less. Some children also suffer from separation anxiety. You have to weigh your options. Best wishes.

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I'm a stay at home mom, when is the best time for me to use my treadmill? Thank you.

I'm a stay at home mom, when is the best time for me to use my treadmill? Thank you.

Exercise: It is commendable that you are looking for opportunities to exercise while raising your family. Treadmill at home is an excellent way to get yourself some aerobic exercise. Most of my patients who do this find that the early morning hours are the best time, before the children wake up and before you start your full day. Good luck!

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I'm very often unable to sleep from 2 to 5am. Usually go to bed at 10pm. I'm a stay at home mom. Only able to sleep all night long on weekends. help?

I'm very often unable to sleep from 2 to 5am. Usually go to bed at 10pm. I'm a stay at home mom. Only able to sleep all night long on weekends. help?

This sleep: pattern suggests you CAN sleep normally, just not during certain days. What's different during those days? My first guess is daily responsibilities and general stress, which you might check out with family/friends, or even a counselor. Do you change anything else? Diet? Exercise? Social patterns? Drugs/alcohol? These are just starting points...

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OK I looked back and its been over 4 yrs since I was diagnosed and it started in one foot and knoe in both being a stay at home mom and having 3 very active young kids I am always on my feet the pain went from a 2-10 si ce I was first diagnosed!! I take i

????????????????????: The information visible on the site provides some basic symptoms but does not ask a question.If you want to resubmit, post symptoms and a specific question.The public site is not a chat room and prior posts or symptoms you load in a personal profile are not visible.

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Why am i always sleepy i'm yauning when i wake up and i'm ready for bed like at 7 pm i'm a stay at home mom i drink a lot of green tea can that be it?

Why am i always sleepy i'm  yauning when i wake up and i'm ready for bed like at 7 pm i'm a stay at home mom i drink a lot of green tea can that be it?

Possible: Generally speaking, tea may contain caffeine (sometimes even more than coffee) and also other stimulants. If consumed in large quantities especially close to bedtime, it may prevent a good night sleep and may explain the subsequent daytime fatigue.

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Should my 2 1/2 toddler get the flu shot even if he doesn't attend daycare. I'm a stay at home mom, so we only go out when we really need to.

Should my 2 1/2 toddler get the flu shot even if he doesn't attend daycare. I'm a stay at home mom, so we only go out when we really need to.

You are Rt: Flu shot is a fad..............it is designed to scare people, make a way for continued income source for Motherland ( Chiron UK ). Remember last year Flu shot was worse than placebo.

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Lightheadedness, tightness in my head, pain in my neck, cant stay on any tasks almost like im living in a dream kind of feeling I'm a stay at home mom and it started after my second child was born I talk in my head like I would if reading a book on my own

Lightheadedness, tightness in my head, pain in my neck, cant stay on any tasks almost like im living in a dream kind of feeling I'm a stay at home mom and it started after my second child was born I talk in my head like I would if reading a book on my own

Seek supportive Tx: You might try your OBGYN for a good referral to a specialist mothering psychotherapist. Especially if the birth was recent, this may be like post-partum depression. It's not unusual to need some help through these times and you'll feel much better once you find some. Your children will benefit too as will all those who are close to you. Don't wait. This time is precious for all of you.

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I broke out with a itchy rash on my back, buttocks, chest, stomach, arm and I am a stay at home mom so nothing has changed. The itching is unbearable?

I broke out with a itchy rash on my back, buttocks, chest, stomach, arm and I am a stay at home mom so nothing has changed. The itching is unbearable?

Hives?: You already use benadryl, (diphenhydramine) does it help? Take a bit more to see if it helps or, better yet, go to urgent care or er to prevent hives spreading into places it can be much worse than an unbearable itch.