By Agata Langer
Ask any woman who’s had a baby and they’ll tell you it is the
most rewarding experience of their lives. However, after
and months of spending your entire day with an infant, you
to feel as though you are losing touch with the adult world,
particularly if you are accustomed to a fast-paced work life.
Nowadays, many women put their careers first and wait until
later in life to bear children. This transition from
professional work to home life can be a surprisingly difficult
transition. For most women, staying at home is about as
different from their previous careers as you can imagine. Life
at home can also be a shock because so many professional women
never thought they’d end up there, couple that with the
disappearance of the “extended family” and many
stay-at-home-moms deal with feeling lonely.
After losing their colleagues at work, women often feel
friendless and alone as they get used to their new job at
Unless an effort is made to get out and meet people, mothers
home face days on end with no one to talk to but young,
uncommunicative children. Without regular adult interaction,
stay-at-home mothers may also feel as though they are losing
their edge. Others may sense their intellect is slipping away
from a lack of use. In some cases, isolation can make mothers
feel so psychologically depleted they find it hard to cope
When you spend every waking moment of every day with your
the quantity of time you spend with them actually diminishes
quality of the time you get to share with them. I discovered
that one profitable way to channel my energy was to start my
own online business selling high-quality children’s clothing.
was amazed at how this process helped to keep my mind sharp
which in turn improved the quality of time I spent with my
children. After spending several months developing a website
and locating a supplier Best Dressed Tots became a reality.
Here are 6 Tips to Help Maintain Your Sanity:
1. Find a project to help channel some of your energy to keep
sharp. (This is the most important tip!) This will improve the
quality of time you spend with your family.
2. Enroll into a course or class of interest. Taking a
class or seminar at your local college or community center can
help sharpen your skills and provide the interaction you need
to stay productive. Look into online options if getting out of
the house is impossible.
3. Join a local gym or find a mother-toddler exercise class to
help maintain your physical health. Exercise is crucial to
overall well being and will help break up the monotony of a
day home with the kids.
4. Stay connected by creating a blog. Today thousands of women
write blogs that pivot on a variety of subjects. Blogging
your new experiences as a mother is a great way to express
thoughts and opinions.
5. Check into the events being held at your local library.
local libraries offer a variety of classes, seminars, and
for mothers and children to attend. You’ll be surprised at the
range and quality of events your library may have available
6. Occupy yourself with journal writing. This simple practice
only requires a pencil and a notepad and will provide you with
About The Author: Agata Langer, owner of Best-Dressed-Tot,
juggles the role of a Stay-At-Home-Mother and that of a small
business owner. Agata is proud to offer high-quality name
children’s clothing at affordable prices. Visit
www.bestdressedtot.com today to check out the
impressively low prices!