Oh and just cause a person has a housekeeper, it does not mean they are lazy. It opens up lots of opportunities to volunteer, do all sorts of things, etc. I don't have one, but I wouldn't mind having one every now and then. I also know people who have them because of medical issues. A woman can be a sahm, and have a house keeper. There is no law that says the sahm HAS to do the cleaning all herself. If I could afford it, I would have one come in once or twice a week. My dh said he would love if he could give me that, but he can't. Lazy would mean the sahm, did nothing, not playing with the kids, not cooking, never lifting a finger. Just because she has a housekeeper come in does not mean she does nothing. Or at least that is the way I have seen it with women I know who have had a house keeper. I have friends that do house cleaning and it pays well.
Quoting Iloveclay:I wasn't aware that anyone was mad..
I wasn't aware that anyone was mad..
In every post I see where the SAHM says she has a housekeeper Yall act like she's not doing her job
Quoting bearscubed:That kind of sounds like a contradiction.
That kind of sounds like a contradiction.
I'm not mad, I just feel like it's not necessary unless there is an underlying medical issue. I feel that, if you are a SAHM, your responsibility is to your children, spouse, and home. Even IF we could afford it, I wouldn't have a housekeeper. My husband goes out and works hard for the money we have. MY job is to clean the house, cook the meals, and raise the kids.
Quoting Iloveclay:Quoting MyraEllen:None of my business, why would I be mad at a situation that has no effect on my life?The world would be a much better place if everyone had that mentality..
Quoting MyraEllen:None of my business, why would I be mad at a situation that has no effect on my life?
The world would be a much better place if everyone had that mentality..
It's nothing to get mad about but it makes no sense to have a housekeeper when YOU ARE the housekeeper.
Quoting cmeeso:I'm not. I'm jealous! LOL
I'm not. I'm jealous! LOL
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