What's the difference??
Country momma here. Prefer it a million times over being in a town. Too many people too close, kids runnin the streets at all hours practically. Ugh, no thanks. I will take my country space where my kids can spend the day outside without me worrying about someone harassing them or "friends" practically living there while their parents are off doing whatever.
Stinks that it's half hour drive to get just about anywhere and noone delivers but I far prefer this life.
I brought my children to the city last week for the first time, and lets just say, I never really thought I was a redneck until then. My kids play outside barefoot, get dirty, play in the woods, catch bugs, camp, fish, my six year old has a bb gun... I am just wondering why (some) city moms find the country lifestyle so offensive. We live differently why not just accept that... I felt like people were looking down on me the whole time, (maybe I should have rethought wearing my camo cabelas sweatshirt), however, If these same people visited my neighborhood, I wouldn't treat them with anything but kindness (unless they were mean to me or my children... that would be a whole different ball game. lol)
I love living in the city. There's always something to do, we never get bored.
I would love to raise my kids in the country but I think I would miss the city life too much. To me families that live in the country are closer and spend more time together compared to the busy life the city has to offer. Smaller towns in my opinion are friendlier and a lot more relaxed. I live in Texas and there hasn't been a time that we have passed through a small country town that we weren't greeted by warm smiles and friendly hellos.
My country mama can kill a bee with her bare hands by squeezing it in between her fingers. Most of the time she is not wearing shoes. She uses phrases like, "I haven't done ____ since Skippy was a pup!" (sidenote, I still don't know who the hell Skippy is). She was accustomed to a very significant amount of space between her and her nearest neighbor.
City moms? I don't know any real city moms. I'm a suburban mom, and so are my friends. My one "city gal" friend doesn't have kids.
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