Day In The Life of A Stay-At -Home Mom

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My alarm goes off at five a.m. I force myself to get up. I need to pray before the sun rises, but the one-year old sleeping next to me threatens to wake up. He’s squirming and moaning just as I try to crawl out of our shared bed. I lay back down and gently pat his back hoping he goes back to sleep. Five minutes, ten minutes, fifteen minutes go by. I want to do some yoga too. Twenty minutes. He’s finally still. I sneak out…