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stay at home wife

Hi I was wondering if there is any advice from other stay at home wife's about how to keep occupied while pregnant. I kind of think I would have got a job if I didn't become pregnant by now. I get depressed because I don't have a lot to occupy my mind. What do you guys do that keeps you happy until your husband gets home?
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Bake!hahaha i cook because i get cravings and im too lazy to go out. Plus its nice to practise. I was thinking of baking and i could sell it to nearby neighbours since im living in an apartment.its a good opportunity for housewives:)
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I have the same dilemma. I get really bored during the day when my other kids are at school. My bf works monday-friday and it's over nite work so I'm home alone all week every week.
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I.work from home do computer work and take care of my 18month daughter getting a at home job is not only time consuming but some pay very well i now make of yesterday 25and hour sitting at home doing computer work baking is also great prego yogo video games
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I sleep.....luckily I don't have to do much.....my bf works 6:30 to 4 so I wake up when he does then I stay up for quite a while then take a nap get up shower then he's home and we leave. But idk some peoples husbands/bfs work like 12 hour shifts....
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We have a 1 year old and I'm 21 weeks pregnant to keep busy other then playing with my toddler, I clean,cook, go for walks with my daughter, watch tv, play games on Facebook. My daughter is really independent and pretty only plays with dolls so it gets boring after awhile playing with her(even when we leave the house she has a doll in her arms!)and my SO works 7 days a week swing shifts so we never have much to do.
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For a little extra cash I babysit along with having an 11 month old. Keeps me pretty busy. Before I had my son I would read and look up recipes and of course pinterest.
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I started crocheting, making a baby blanket right now.
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You could try reading a book.
10515800 tn?1419227034
I sleep in, decorated baby's room, made lists of what she needed and what I needed for the room. I made crafts for her room, I cleaned. Found things on netflix to watch, laundry. After a while it gets so boring. I worked as a pharmacy tech full time and stopped as soon as I got pregnant due to high risk...driving me crazyyyy
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I actually read a lot and play with my dog outside.
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I clean, shop, cook, have dinner ready, and starting to pack for pcs!!!:)
973741 tn?1342342773
I didn't stay at home until I had my first child so was working when just pregnant.  But once I had my kiddos, I find myself plenty busy.  

I'd do things that are about moving forward as an individual besides just wife and mother.  Even now, with kids, I have my own activities and hobbies.  What do you like to do?  Go do it.  We are mothers but there is more to us than our homemaking skills.  

I take classes of things that interest me, join a book club, volunteer, do classes at our gym, etc.

So, stay active.  good luck
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I try to keep busy with DIY crafts, decorating, taking my puppy out and about, start watching a new tv series, play music, read, anything really! But crafts and painting have really helped keep me busy!
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