I am Tamara. Mama, wife, volunteer, blogger. I have four awesome kids. Paityn (17), Anthony (12), Cooper (10) and Kennedy (3). Over my 17 years of being a mom, I have stayed at home with them for close to 14. I love my kids more than life itself. They are charming, sweet and just great humans. As much as I love my kids I have never wanted to be a full time stay at home mom. I've wanted more for myself.
Who is Tamara?
I am more than a butt and booger wiper!
I graduated high school a year early and started college. I met my husband who was a submarine officer, who graduated from the Naval Academy. I had my first baby at age 23. During out time in the Navy, we moved from state to state, four kids later, and I found myself as a stay at home mom.
You see, during these last 17 years I have always been known as “Paityn’s mom”, “Guys wife“, “Lt. Glennon's wife”. I never finished college, which as you can imagine lead to very embarrassing conversations with other officer wives in the military.Much more successful and important. After all I was "just a stay at home mom". Most of the time our conversations went like this: “Oh where did you go to college, where do you work?” 9/10 I’d lie because I was ashamed to say I never finished college. I was “just a stay at home mom!”
I begin to feel restless, anxious and lost. I am now 40 and done with being “just a mom”. I finally started to chip away at what my true passions are. Who I am as a person. Finding my identity outside of someone’s wife and mother. It is a slow and tedious process. But I am learning more every day. I am figuring out what my purpose is. Taking back time for myself and my mental well being, my hobbies and I’m learning how to make an income while being a stay at home mom. Man does it feel good to be able to contribute to our household income all while being "just a mom".
It is possible to have your cake AND eat it too. You can have your own identity and be so much more than “just a mom!”
I help moms get from A to Z by learning how to fill the void of being "just a mom" to finding their true passion. I am so glad that you have found me and will embark on this journey to find what fills your cup. To make an impact in this world. If there is anyone can do it, it is most certainly moms can.