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Watch your children at home or help family move?

I am currently stuck at home for a second day in a row while my hubby and his family help Grandpa move. I wish I was there, I am sick of being here. Anyways so that led to me wondering if other would rather be at home watching little ones or out and doing some work?

 
Melbornj

Asked by Melbornj at 2:32 PM on Jul. 31, 2010 in

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  • If I was a SAHM then I would probably want to help move, but since I work outside the home, I would want to stay home and spend some time with my son.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 2:34 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I just went through the whole moving process. I am a SAHM and I would rather stay at home. Moving is such a pain in the butt!!!
    serioussifL

    Answer by serioussifL at 2:35 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Stay home
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 4:07 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • How old are your little ones? My kids enjoyed helping us move when it came time to. I would take them over there and if they get in the way too much then take them back home. If anything at all they'll want to help with things.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 2:36 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • When we moved to our current home we only had one child who was 9 months old. I had my MIL babysit while my husband and I packed up all of our stuff into the moving van. I was more useful helping pack than sitting around watching. :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 2:42 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Staying at home with the kids, depending on their age. With a two year old, for me, helping move with him around would be more of a hassle especially with no one to watch him.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 2:54 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I wouldn't take my kids to help someone move. They would just be in the way, or someone else who was there to help would have to watch them anyway, meaning there's still one less person actually helping.

    But I hate moving and am glad to use my kids as an excuse not to, lol. :)
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:55 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Help move.....Take my son with me!
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 3:29 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Stay home
    BandME

    Answer by BandME at 7:57 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • No offence, but I would rather stay at home. I work outside our home all week. Then I work inside our home too much during the weekend trying to clean and get everyone ready for the up coming week.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 4:08 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

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