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Sam Dobson Writes http://www.samdobsonwrites.com Freelance Writer & Lifestyle Blogger Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:53:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cropped-imageedit_1_2056787062-32x32.png Sam Dobson Writes http://www.samdobsonwrites.com 32 32 93201237 5 Healthy Ways Moms Can Destress http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/5-healthy-ways-moms-can-destress/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/5-healthy-ways-moms-can-destress/#comments Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:53:39 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1527 Being a mom isn’t all smiles and cuddles. Let’s not sugar coat it, sometimes motherhood sucks. There, I said it, and I’m not taking it back. I love my kid so much that I might actually bite her perfectly round cheeks one day, but that doesn’t make me immune from mom-life overwhelm. Whether you’re a […]

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5 Podcasts To Inspire Your Inner Boss Lady http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/5-podcasts-to-inspire-your-inner-boss-lady/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/5-podcasts-to-inspire-your-inner-boss-lady/#comments Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:38:52 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1504 I’ve been on a podcast kick lately. I think it’s because I’ve been putting as much free time as my baby will allow into my side hustle. Ever since my maternity leave came and went like a flash of light, I have been actively working on building a freelance writing business so that I can […]

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What NOT To Feed Your Dog http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/what-not-to-feed-your-dog/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/what-not-to-feed-your-dog/#respond Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:45:15 +0000 http://www.sitstayloveblog.com/?p=129 I’m always surprised by how many people are completely clueless when it comes to what they should be feeding their dogs. Working in the pet care industry in a fairly wealthy area, you would think I rarely come across those who feed their dogs the worst kind of crap, but unfortunately it’s extremely common. I […]

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How To Let Go Of Working Mom Guilt http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/how-to-let-go-of-working-mom-quilt/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/how-to-let-go-of-working-mom-quilt/#respond Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:33:33 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1260 Today, I came home from work and immediately went to greet my beautiful baby, as usual. As my mother-in-law held her, my little one gave me a nice big smile and I held out my arms to her. She reached out and I grabbed her, but not two minutes later she started fussing and reaching […]

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10 Unique, Low-Cost, At-Home Date Nights http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/10-unique-low-cost-at-home-date-nights/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/10-unique-low-cost-at-home-date-nights/#comments Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:15:00 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/2013/09/10-unique-low-cost-at-home-date-nights/ Having a baby brings so much joy, but it also brings all kinds of new challenges to a marriage. I’ve often preached about the importance of keeping the romance alive, and now that I’m a new mom this sentiment has taken on a whole new meaning. It’s no surprise that the first few months home […]

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Keeping Your Dog Safe On The 4th of July http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/4thofjulypetsafety/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/4thofjulypetsafety/#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:49:49 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1066 The 4th of July (or “the end of the world”, as your dog knows it) is right around the corner, and this your friendly dog safety PSA. It’s no secret that fireworks can really scare the crap out of your dog (or cat). Still, most people don’t take the potential dangers seriously. Raise your hand if […]

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A Simple & Stress-Free Pregnancy Annoucement http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/simple-pregnancy-announcement/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/simple-pregnancy-announcement/#comments Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:04:06 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1038 One of the most exciting parts of a pregnancy, is making the big announcement. Aside from revealing the gender (click here to see some super cute gender reveal ideas), announcing to the world that you’re expecting elicits the best kind of emotion and reaction from your family and friends. Even still, there are plenty of […]

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People Food You Can Share With Your Dog http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/people-food-to-share-with-your-dog-2/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/people-food-to-share-with-your-dog-2/#comments Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:49:55 +0000 http://www.sitstayloveblog.com/?p=58 Enduring a little begging from soulful pleading eyes is just a normal part of being a dog mom. It can be too hard to ignore those big puppy dog eyes staring up at you and sometimes we succumb to those sweet faces and give in. The problem is that much of what we eat can […]

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Why Doing A Gender Reveal Is Totally Worth It http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/1017/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/1017/#comments Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:42:08 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1017   One of the most exciting moments of a pregnancy is finding out whether you’re having a boy or a girl. This moment now comes with added pressure as the gender reveal trend continues to dominate. After we announced that I was pregnant early last year, it didn’t take long for our family and friends […]

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How To Survive Traveling With A Baby http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/how-to-survive-traveling-with-a-baby/ http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/how-to-survive-traveling-with-a-baby/#comments Wed, 31 May 2017 18:26:38 +0000 http://www.samdobsonwrites.com/?p=1007 Last Friday, my husband and I packed up the baby and all of her gear and headed out to the desert for the long weekend. We rented a house with a group of our closest friends, and planned to spend the whole time by the pool. I envisioned myself perched up on a lounger with […]

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