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Benefits of having a Stay At Home Parent

My Aunt is doing a persuasive speech on the benefits of having a parent at home with the children. I was wondering what you Moms thought was one the biggest benefits being at home with your children?

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ABryn1011

Asked by ABryn1011 at 10:30 PM on May. 27, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Being a stay at home mom myself i have a few
    >LESS EXPENSIVE THAN DAYCARE
    >my child gets undivided attention
    >I know exactly what he eats and drinks
    >I know what hes exposed to
    >I know hes not spending the day in a wet or dirty diaper!!!!
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 10:32 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • you gain a trustful relationship.
    you get to see first hand as they develop. You are able to witness their first steps or the first time they crawl.
    you don't have to worry about them being safe in a daycare with strangers.
    You always know where your child is.
    Mommy2Mariah

    Answer by Mommy2Mariah at 10:33 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • Stay at home parent

    time to get the housework done
    time to make a decent meal
    time to spend reading, playing games, helping with homework
    time to do extras like making cookies, cakes, etc
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • the bottom two are obviously intended to be done with the kids
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:34 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • 1 spending time with my daughter and watching her grow
    2 knowing my house is clean the way i like it done
    3 you dont have to get dress lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:37 PM on May. 27, 2009

  • All of the above and I would like to add:
    Being able to teach your children, either as a preschool type thing before they begin kindergarten or as homeschooled children.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 6:39 AM on May. 28, 2009

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