Saw this on Facebook.
When you’re busy kissing your boss’s ass, preparing documents for presentations and sitting on hours-long conference calls in a tiny cubicle, it’s hard to feel sympathy for your friend who wishes someone would notice her clean cabinet door handles.
This is just my opinion, but I kind of agree. Apparently, being a SAHM is the worst! I don't know why people do it. I always see SAHM complain and complain about how hard it is to stay at home and watch your kids. Now, I'm a SAHM, but I think I have it pretty easy because, instead of going to work, I get to stay at home and watch my kid. That's really the only difference. SAHM get to see their kids more. Working moms still have to cook, clean, grocery shop, balance check books, pay bills, cook dinner, and do everything for their children after work. Only SAHM get all day to do it. I'm not slamming anyone, I'm just saying we can all be honest and admit that working moms have a bit more on their plate than SAHM, just because we have more time to get things done. That being said, I HOPE no one takes this the wrong way. All moms are awesome and work hard. Yay moms!!! We're kick ass! We need to stop trying to make our lives sound horrible. Children are a blessing so stop trying to make them sound like a burden by comparing whose lives suck more because of them.
Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 9:24 PM on Apr. 13, 2012Credits: 115774 Level 40 Parenting Debate 101
I think you sounded very condescending in your question, when you said look at my clean door handles. LIke that is our big accomplishment for the day. The statement you made that we do the same work around the house and the only difference is they have all day, is completely false. Unless you completely ignore your kids, and don't make breakfast or lunch for them, or don't spent quality time teaching them about life. I guess you could put them in a locked room and ignore them, and then your statement would be right. I think a SAHM act defensive because they are put down and not valued for the important job they are doing. People do judge you, oh you just stay home with your kids. Some mothers think it is important for society to stay home and raise their children. Most people don't have the luxury of choosing. I think SAHM do feel lucky they get to stay home, but it doesn't mean thye put less work into it.
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stay at home full time mom
work outside the house full time mom
half time at both mom
all moms far exceed all dads in time, effort and effectiveness... so here all brownies for all the moms
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