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For my fellow SAHM's out there

Does it annoy you when someone asks "how do you spend your days?" How do you usually answer that question.

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anxious1stimer

Asked by anxious1stimer at 3:58 PM on Jan. 27, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Nobody asks how I spend my days....I have 4 kids under the age of 4. They always say "you must be busy!!!!" lol
    CABlonde

    Answer by CABlonde at 4:00 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • I mostly hang out with other SAHM's so I dont get asked it alot. My mil has made mention of how much she would get done if she was home like she would do more then I do. I usually respond with wow then you should do it! Then I remind her shes married to a guy who refuses to work, oh my bad.
    For everyone else I tell them I watch soap operas, eat bon bons and have a parade of sexy men come visit all day until the kids get home.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 4:01 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • ive had one person ask me, and i told her the truth. i have 3 kids under 5 years. she never asked again.. lol
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 4:01 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • I guess it's depending on how it was said and what kind of mood I am in. Most of the time I respond cleaning and taking care of my kids. Sometimes I be a smartass and say I sit all day watching soap operas.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:01 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • What gets on my nerves are the people who ask me every 5 minutes "what are you doing"?  Um, same thing I was doing 5 minutes ago.  How do you spend your days?  Sitting on the couch and eating bonbons, lol.  If someone asks me EVERYDAY what I am doing even when they know I do the same exact things everyday, I start throwing in tidbits that they really don't want to know.  For example: Makiah (my youngest) pooped out of her diaper!  Let me tell ya, that stuff was FUNKY!  Then I will go on to describe poop, lol.  Mean? Yes.  But it works, lol.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 4:02 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • I get that a lot, mostly from my old colleagues. I tell them I sit around all day watching soap operas, eating bon bons and ordering things from QVC. LOL :)
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 4:03 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • im a smartass... i tell them i sit on the computer all day and do nothing!
    austinsmama1106

    Answer by austinsmama1106 at 4:03 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • Gemgem you read my mind.  Bonbons and lots of soap operas, ha ha!

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 4:04 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • I am a SAHM, but my DD is 13. I just stay home because my DH and DD expect me home when they are home. Although I do some book keeping work for my DH.
    I would just say I take care of my family and when they are not home I use that time to catch up on errands or chores around the house.
    idaspida

    Answer by idaspida at 4:04 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • lol @ scuba. that is what my old co-workers said when I left my job. They told me not to get into trouble by ordering too many things off TV. WTF people are crazy. I don't even know how to answer the question what we do all day. We never repeat the same day and the days fly by so fast b/c we stay busy. I have two under three and one of them is a newborn!
    anxious1stimer

    Comment by anxious1stimer (original poster) at 4:08 PM on Jan. 27, 2011

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