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Call of the Day Podcast: Homeschooling Game Plan
By Dr. Laura on September 15, 2020

Lisa is a mom of 3 trying to balance working at home while overseeing their distance learning.   Dr. Laura: "Too many responsibilities? Something has got to give. Don’t let it be your...

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Email of the Day: Jury Duty Mom
By Dr. Laura on September 14, 2020

I’m a stay-at-home mom, and almost seven years ago, I was raising my two young children when I got a jury duty notice for service.  Prior to staying home, I had been an engineer.

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Call of the Day Podcast: Motherhood In 2020
By Dr. Laura on September 8, 2020

Elizabeth feels pressured by the feminist lifestyles that contradict her belief system as a stay-at-home mom.   Dr. Laura: "You get to design your life." 

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Email of the Day: I Want to Be A Stay-At-Home Mom
By Dr. Laura on September 2, 2020

I work as a Certified Nursing Assistant at an assisted living facility while I’m working my way through nursing school.  I’m 19, and I love my job.  However, the aides I work with are...

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Call of the Day Podcast: "A Sad Mommy Day”
By Dr. Laura on August 24, 2020

Mallory is having a rough day as a mommy of a 2-year-old child and is quite upset.    Dr. Laura: "It’s not going to be like this forever, it’s just right now." 

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Email of the Day: Making a House a HOME
By Dr. Laura on August 3, 2020

I was off track for a while, and then I chose wisely.  When I was married for six years and had two small children, I worked full-time.  Each day the four of us would leave the house...

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Call of the Day Podcast: “I Stayed Home” Shocks Others!
By Dr. Laura on July 30, 2020

Ann shares how people react to hearing her “trick” for successfully raising her daughters.    Dr. Laura: "There’s no luck here. You chose wisely!" 

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Email of the Day: Smells Help Make Memories
By Dr. Laura on July 17, 2020

I often think about how much scent says about a home. When I was about 8 years old, I took piano lessons from a nice elderly woman. Her home always felt so comfortable and homey to me,...

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Email of the Day: The Struggle Was Worth It
By Dr. Laura on July 14, 2020

I homeschooled my children, and while it was a struggle some days, I kept telling myself they would thank me one day. My daughter, who is 19, recently posted this shout out to me on her...

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EOTD: Working In A Daycare Turned Me Into A Stay At Home Mom
By Dr. Laura on July 10, 2020

I have been a stay-at-home mom for 14 years. Years ago, I worked at a day care center. Parents would stroll in with their sweats on like they just got back from the gym and complain...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Inadequate
By Dr. Laura on July 8, 2020

Since the pandemic's spread…Suzy's “active mom” lifestyle has changed dramatically.    Dr. Laura: "Family loves you in spite of NOT being perfect."

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Email of the Day: The Importance Of Treasured Time With Your Children
By Dr. Laura on June 29, 2020

I'm married, with two small children, ages 1 and 4. Although I listened to you growing up, a friend recently recommended The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, and I am back to...

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Email of the Day: Our New Normal
By Dr. Laura on May 28, 2020

I've been a stay-at-home mom for the past 14 years.  We have four children, ranging in age from 7 to 14.  Before this global pandemic and quarantine our lives we really busy.  Too busy,...

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Email of the Day: The Voice Of Stay For Home Moms
By Dr. Laura on May 22, 2020

Before we were under quarantine, I was pushing my youngest child in the stroller to pick up her sister from school. While waiting, I watched and giggled as my toddler played on the...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Happy Mother's Day, Dr Laura!
By Dr. Laura on May 10, 2020

In this Call of the Day Classic episode, Yvonne calls in to thank Dr. Laura for being more of a mom to her than her own birth mother was. With Dr. Laura's guidance, she has raised two...

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Email of the Day: A Mother's Day Smile
By Dr. Laura on May 8, 2020

When I was little, my mama always put our needs and wants above her own. We were very poor and grew all our own fruits and vegetables, had chickens, and got our milk from family members...

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Email of the Day: Giving Up My Career For My Son
By Dr. Laura on May 5, 2020

I started listening to you after I returned to work from maternity leave, which is a year in Canada.  In tears, I would drop my son off at daycare, feeling in my heart that it was...

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Email of the Day: Our Endless Slumber Party
By Dr. Laura on April 28, 2020

I credit you with much of the reason I'm able to take sheltering in place in more stride than other people I've encountered.

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Email of the Day: Trading Lives
By Dr. Laura on April 8, 2020

I've been married for 36 years.  Like everyone else, I am sheltering in place, so I'm cleaning out old closets and drawers.  I came across a poem I wrote in 1997, when I quit my dream...

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