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I'm not saying she's not a Mom.. but...

Would you consider a woman who's lost custody of her children, that does not work... a SAHM?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:40 PM on May. 26, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • um, Yes she is a mother who stays at home. Whether her kids are with her or not. WHY??
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:42 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • No
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:43 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • A SAHM is someone who has the children living with them. Thats why they stay at home. If the kids don't live there, and someone isn't working, that's called unemployeed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:45 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • technically yes.. but in reality she dosent have her children.. thats a toughie...

    kinda like if my kids were grown and moved out id stillc all myslef a SAHM
    2cuteboysrmine

    Answer by 2cuteboysrmine at 3:46 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • stay at home moms are home WITH their children. IMO
    momie_of_munch2

    Answer by momie_of_munch2 at 3:46 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • well in the very literal sense.. i guess so.. but it seems that to relate to other SAHM's; like in groups and stuff, you should at least have a child in your home at some point.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:52 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • OP HERE: QUOTING "um, Yes she is a mother who stays at home. Whether her kids are with her or not. WHY??"


    Someone on my friends list has joined several SAHM groups.. but both of her children are in her Mother's custody.. it just seems ironic.. I mean what is she going to talk about in those groups with SAHM's who actually are taking care of their children day-in and day-out.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:56 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • I wouldn't consider her a SAHM....yes, she's still a mom, and yes, she is at home all day...but, the term SAHM refers to women who say home TAKING CARE of their kids all day. If a mom stayed home all day, but sent her kids to daycare anyway, I wouldn't consider her a SAHM either...maybe a housewife...
    PB_J

    Answer by PB_J at 4:05 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • Not really.. I thought that was kinda the point of being a SAHM.. to stay home WITH your children.
    AMsMommy212

    Answer by AMsMommy212 at 4:09 PM on May. 26, 2009

  • IMO if her kids are not with her then she isnt a SAHM
    raurismomma07

    Answer by raurismomma07 at 4:35 PM on May. 26, 2009

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