Personal Narrative: My Stay At Home Mom

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I gained most of my weight when I was in my mid to late 20’s. During that time I was a stay at home Mom. The most I had to do was take care of the children, run errands and do household chores. Often times, I’d get finished with my to do list, early. The challenge that I had, was keeping myself from getting bored, after I’d completed everything. I’d spend most of the time watching television with the children, or I’d have an activity planned for us to do. When I ran out of things to do, I’d snack on treats to help past the time away. It wasn’t long before snacking became a hobby. Every time I wanted a snack, I’d eat one. I did most of my snacking while the children were taking a nap. Every time the children woke up from their nap, I’d give them a snack. Although they woke up at different times, whenever one of them woke …show more content…
I started her out with something I knew she’d have plenty of fun with. Our first lesson was baking cookies. She was excited to learn how to bake cookies.
Everyone enjoyed the smell of the cookies baking. We talked about how we couldn’t wait to taste the cookies.
Once the cookies were done baking, everyone enjoyed eating the cookies. Patria did a great job baking the cookies. I heard the children talking about how they hoped that I’d let her bake some more cookies. She asked if she could bake some cookies the next day. I told her that everyone would be glad if she baked some more cookies. The smells in the air from the cookies baking, always caused us to start a conversation about the cookies. After the cookies were done, we enjoyed the cookies with milk, with ice cream or with peanut butter. She baked cookies for about four or five more days, before she began losing interest in baking. I was surprised because I didn’t expect here to get bored with baking so cookies so quickly. She told me that she wanted to learn how to bake something

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