Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

If hubby made $100,000 a year would you be a SAHM or work?

If your hubby made $100,000 a year and after taxes and all bills and food were paid for the month you had $3000 a month left would you work or stay at home? We have 3 kids who are in school but the youngest is Autistic and has lots of appointments. Hubby is gone for 2 weeks at a time working and home for 2 weeks.

Answer Question

Asked by Anonymous at 11:24 AM on Feb. 25, 2013 in Money & Work

Answers (33)
  • SAHM

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:25 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I'd probably work at least part time.

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 11:25 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • we dont make that much and I am a stay home

    Answer by luvmygrandbaby at 11:25 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • SAHM

    Answer by 3libras at 11:26 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Sahm. We do it on less , not much less but less

    Answer by funlovinlady at 11:28 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I would stay at home, but have some sort of adult interaction scheduled in. I couldn't just immerse myself in my house and family only. I'd go stark-raving mad.

    Answer by hootie826 at 11:29 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I'm a SAHM. Regardless of my dh's income I plan to stay one - unless he loses his job and something drastic happens.

    Answer by missanc at 11:29 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • He does make that much, and I work full time. I'm not domestic at all and would go nuts staying at home.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • If I could get a job that I was there to put them on the bus & be there to take them off the bus then yes. I have some ideas of doing just that when my youngest starts regular school. Just to get out & get dressed every day would be good for me. I worked full time for the first 13 years we were married (before kids) & made a lot of money aside from what my DH made. I like the interaction with others too. Maybe even part time.


    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:30 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • I'd probably still work part-time, take classes, or volunteer somewhere. I can't just be a SAHM.. I go stir-crazy in here.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 11:43 AM on Feb. 25, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.