I know, I know...I'm beating a dead horse, I'm sorry. But I'm sick of people acting like it's a crime to be proud of your choices as a parent. If a woman is proud to be a working mom, more power to her. I'm not going to get offended just because I stay home.
For some reason, on here at least, it seems as if someone is proud of their choice, some others take it as a put-down if they didn't make the same choice themselves. As if I say something positive about being a sahm, that I'm automatically putting down those who aren't. Is it insecurity or what? I don't put anyone down for NOT staying at home, but is it so wrong to be proud of what I'm doing? Does that offend anyone?
Answer by wildflowers25 at 12:53 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by jessicarae787 at 12:51 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by prettyinink2011 at 12:51 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
I'm not offended when someone says they are proud to be a SAHM. What I do find offensive is when they also add a reason that implies working moms don't raise their children, don't love their children as much, don't sacrifice enough for their children, etc., etc. So, if you are a SAHM and proud of it I'm happy for you; just don't imply that my choice makes me an inferior parent.
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 2:26 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by 2murphyboys at 12:52 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
It doesn't offend me. :) I am a stay at home mom and happy with my decision. I don't feel like that choice makes me better than someone who chooses to work. We all are just doing the best we can and what we think is best. ;)
Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 12:52 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by But_Mommie at 12:53 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by jenn4443 at 12:54 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Nope! Doesn't offend me at all. I feel just like you and i am also a SAHM. I honestly feel blessed to be able to be with my kids 24/7. You should be proud and if someone has a problem with it tough titty for them.
Answer by Christieluv0614 at 12:56 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
Answer by gemgem at 1:04 PM on Feb. 25, 2011
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