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Does anyone actually raise their own kids anymore? EDIT

Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous
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Seriously...it seems like most parents are paying someone else to watch their kids for them! Whether it be daycare, a nanny, or an au pair.

What is the point in having children if you work all the time and pay someone else to raise your kids? Do you really think that is good for them?

Obviously people need to work, but why not get a job with a flexible schedule before you have a child? 

Let me be more clear: I am specifically talking about two parent households. I see sooo many kids who are in full time daycare that really don't need it. It takes a long time to have a child, therefore, plenty of time to sort out schedules so that one parent can always be home with the child. 

There is a big difference between part time childcare and full time childcare.

I am talking about two parent households that put all of their children in full time daycare. I'm talking like 12 hours a day! Daycare is ridiciliously expensive so it seems like one parent's income would go towards paying daycare fees anyways. I just don't understand that. 


Posted by Anonymous on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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marysmithy
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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Gee Wiz, really?  What an insult to working mothers.  

lucky2Beeme
by Ruby Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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Seriously ? people who have nannys, use daycare and babysitters are still raising their Children !

HipLikeJunk
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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Uhhhh... isn't that the whole point of TV and daycare? lol raising kids... Ain't nobody got time for that!

catchup29
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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I actually said something similar to DH the other night.  My brother and his wife work very long hours, they have a babysitter and every weekend, I mean EVERY single one, someone in her family takes the kids for them to give them a break.  Give them a break from what?! 

CrazyLife1996
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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Popcorn anyone?
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vixen42
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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I have been a working mom and a stay at home mom and I am so not touching this

Yogamom08
by on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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Some mom's can't afford to stay home.

I feel lucky that DH can afford for me to stay home, but I know it isn't the case for everyone.
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MichLW69
by PackersXLV4 on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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I'd ❤ some.

And here I am trying to work on my anger issues…


Quoting CrazyLife1996:

Popcorn anyone?
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM
Lol I agree, I love that I'm now able to stay home with them
spunky946
by Ruby Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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popcorn

Here ya go.  I think I'll just pull up a chair.

Quoting CrazyLife1996:

Popcorn anyone?


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