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I'm a WAHM not a SAHM!!

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There's a difference. I refuse to fall under the stereotype SAHM. I'm not lazy as I do more than a SAHM!!

I'm not against a SAHM. I just believe in making my fair share.
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 9:47 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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Actually exciting. I tested my work in sweden and got to brng my children. They talk about it now as adults. They hope they can do the same interesting activities with their children.


Quoting StoneColdKiller:

 that sounds very boring.


Quoting Anonymous:

I'm only saying a truly productive member of society can do both. By the time my children were teenagers I had taken them with me to haiti to help a small village build a well for fresh water, and I had architected the NBC recon vehicles for NATO.

I think you should expect more of yourself.



Quoting AMCMSM:


No, I work, volunteer, and have a happy child. I just think that raising a happy successful child contributes far more to society than any job I could work.


saying that you contribute nothing to society by being a SAHM is just as silly as saying you can not be good mother if you work.


Quoting Anonymous:

Are you incapable of having happy, well-adjusted children AND contribute to the betterment of society?






Quoting AMCMSM:


Happy well adjusted children does contribute to society. Do you believe that working outside the home is the only way to add anything to society? 


Quoting Anonymous:

Ok martha stewart...your contribution is awesome by doing dishes and laundry.. keep thinking you are adding anything to society.









Quoting Anonymous:


 


That still doesn't make me lazy.  Just because you work and I don't doesn't mean I am lazy.  Thats not how that works.  It just means that my DH makes enough money that I can concentrate all my efforts on making his life, our kids' lives, and our home as comfortable as possible.





Quoting Anonymous:

And some of us work 10 hour days and do all the housework at home and take care of our children. No kudos for you.












Quoting Anonymous:


I am a sahm and I am not lazy.  I do my share.  I cook, clean, teach our children, all while DH is at work.  I work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  He works 10 hour days 4 days a week.  I don't ask him to do much when he is home.  I don't think Sahms are lazy at all.






 





 












 


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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Glad to hear you're not lazy. Sucks for you. I get to sit here all day. Ignore my kids. Drinks margaritas and eat burritos all day. I just put some food on the floor and they eat what they want and the dog cleans up the rest. I use paper products so I never have dishes. I just sit here all day eating bon bons.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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See thats the thing.  Everyone has a choice.  I don't think that those choices make me better than you or you better than me.  It just makes us DIFFERENT.  And I am ok with that.  I am not perfect and I know I never will  be.  But I also no that no one is Better than me just like I am Better than no one else. We are all Different.  We each have our own goals, ideas, thoughts, opionions, and experiences.  

Quoting Anonymous:

Do you teach your children only about your miniscule microcosm too?

I assume all women are capable of having an advanced education and contributing more than McDonalds....some don't try though. They settle for being June Cleaver. How endearing.


Quoting Anonymous:


So basically you think that a mom having any job at all is better than what I do?  That some mom that works at Mcdonalds is contributing more to society than I am just because she has a job and I don't? And no I am not saying that is what I am qualified to do so don't go jumping to any conclusions.  I don't have to fill my life full of a bunch of extra curricular activities so that I feel like I am making a difference in the world.  I make a difference every day to the only world that matters to me: My Family.  They are my world and I contribute to their betterment every single day.  If you want to work or need to work, or whatever your personal situation is thats fine with me.  I don't think I am better than you are.  I don't see why you have to feel like you are better than anyone else.  I know that at the end of each day my family and I are happy and that's what counts in my book. As long as you can say the same(however you achieve that happiness) then you are obviously doing something right.  I see no reason to be so condescending about it.


Quoting Anonymous:

Ok martha stewart...your contribution is awesome by doing dishes and laundry.. keep thinking you are adding anything to society.





Quoting Anonymous:


That still doesn't make me lazy.  Just because you work and I don't doesn't mean I am lazy.  Thats not how that works.  It just means that my DH makes enough money that I can concentrate all my efforts on making his life, our kids' lives, and our home as comfortable as possible.



Quoting Anonymous:

And some of us work 10 hour days and do all the housework at home and take care of our children. No kudos for you.








Quoting Anonymous:

I am a sahm and I am not lazy.  I do my share.  I cook, clean, teach our children, all while DH is at work.  I work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  He works 10 hour days 4 days a week.  I don't ask him to do much when he is home.  I don't think Sahms are lazy at all.
















teal_phoenix
by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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 You can be proud of what you do without tearing others down, you know that right?

You have a right to be proud but why call sahm's lazy? You said you are not against them but what does it say if you call them lazy? I am a bit confused.

StoneColdKiller
by Gold Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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 fun for you, boring to me.

Quoting Anonymous:

Actually exciting. I tested my work in sweden and got to brng my children. They talk about it now as adults. They hope they can do the same interesting activities with their children.


Quoting StoneColdKiller:

 that sounds very boring.


Quoting Anonymous:

I'm only saying a truly productive member of society can do both. By the time my children were teenagers I had taken them with me to haiti to help a small village build a well for fresh water, and I had architected the NBC recon vehicles for NATO.

I think you should expect more of yourself.



Quoting AMCMSM:


No, I work, volunteer, and have a happy child. I just think that raising a happy successful child contributes far more to society than any job I could work.


saying that you contribute nothing to society by being a SAHM is just as silly as saying you can not be good mother if you work.


Quoting Anonymous:

Are you incapable of having happy, well-adjusted children AND contribute to the betterment of society?






Quoting AMCMSM:


Happy well adjusted children does contribute to society. Do you believe that working outside the home is the only way to add anything to society? 


Quoting Anonymous:

Ok martha stewart...your contribution is awesome by doing dishes and laundry.. keep thinking you are adding anything to society.









Quoting Anonymous:


 


That still doesn't make me lazy.  Just because you work and I don't doesn't mean I am lazy.  Thats not how that works.  It just means that my DH makes enough money that I can concentrate all my efforts on making his life, our kids' lives, and our home as comfortable as possible.





Quoting Anonymous:

And some of us work 10 hour days and do all the housework at home and take care of our children. No kudos for you.












Quoting Anonymous:


I am a sahm and I am not lazy.  I do my share.  I cook, clean, teach our children, all while DH is at work.  I work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  He works 10 hour days 4 days a week.  I don't ask him to do much when he is home.  I don't think Sahms are lazy at all.






 





 












 


 

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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Really? Who gives two shits????????????? Only you.
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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What you're saying is as ridiculous as when people say that working mothers are too selfish to settle for being just "mom"... that they put themselves before their kids.

Oh, and the word is spelled "minuscule", not "miniscule". How's that "advanced education" workin' out for ya?

Quoting Anonymous:

Do you teach your children only about your miniscule microcosm too?

I assume all women are capable of having an advanced education and contributing more than McDonalds....some don't try though. They settle for being June Cleaver. How endearing.


Quoting Anonymous:


So basically you think that a mom having any job at all is better than what I do?  That some mom that works at Mcdonalds is contributing more to society than I am just because she has a job and I don't? And no I am not saying that is what I am qualified to do so don't go jumping to any conclusions.  I don't have to fill my life full of a bunch of extra curricular activities so that I feel like I am making a difference in the world.  I make a difference every day to the only world that matters to me: My Family.  They are my world and I contribute to their betterment every single day.  If you want to work or need to work, or whatever your personal situation is thats fine with me.  I don't think I am better than you are.  I don't see why you have to feel like you are better than anyone else.  I know that at the end of each day my family and I are happy and that's what counts in my book. As long as you can say the same(however you achieve that happiness) then you are obviously doing something right.  I see no reason to be so condescending about it.


Quoting Anonymous:

Ok martha stewart...your contribution is awesome by doing dishes and laundry.. keep thinking you are adding anything to society.





Quoting Anonymous:


That still doesn't make me lazy.  Just because you work and I don't doesn't mean I am lazy.  Thats not how that works.  It just means that my DH makes enough money that I can concentrate all my efforts on making his life, our kids' lives, and our home as comfortable as possible.



Quoting Anonymous:

And some of us work 10 hour days and do all the housework at home and take care of our children. No kudos for you.








Quoting Anonymous:

I am a sahm and I am not lazy.  I do my share.  I cook, clean, teach our children, all while DH is at work.  I work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  He works 10 hour days 4 days a week.  I don't ask him to do much when he is home.  I don't think Sahms are lazy at all.
















Kaitlin123
by Platinum Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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That does sound boring


Quoting StoneColdKiller:

 that sounds very boring.


Quoting Anonymous:

I'm only saying a truly productive member of society can do both. By the time my children were teenagers I had taken them with me to haiti to help a small village build a well for fresh water, and I had architected the NBC recon vehicles for NATO.

I think you should expect more of yourself.



Quoting AMCMSM:


No, I work, volunteer, and have a happy child. I just think that raising a happy successful child contributes far more to society than any job I could work.


saying that you contribute nothing to society by being a SAHM is just as silly as saying you can not be good mother if you work.


Quoting Anonymous:

Are you incapable of having happy, well-adjusted children AND contribute to the betterment of society?






Quoting AMCMSM:


Happy well adjusted children does contribute to society. Do you believe that working outside the home is the only way to add anything to society? 


Quoting Anonymous:

Ok martha stewart...your contribution is awesome by doing dishes and laundry.. keep thinking you are adding anything to society.









Quoting Anonymous:


 


That still doesn't make me lazy.  Just because you work and I don't doesn't mean I am lazy.  Thats not how that works.  It just means that my DH makes enough money that I can concentrate all my efforts on making his life, our kids' lives, and our home as comfortable as possible.





Quoting Anonymous:

And some of us work 10 hour days and do all the housework at home and take care of our children. No kudos for you.












Quoting Anonymous:


I am a sahm and I am not lazy.  I do my share.  I cook, clean, teach our children, all while DH is at work.  I work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  He works 10 hour days 4 days a week.  I don't ask him to do much when he is home.  I don't think Sahms are lazy at all.






 





 












 


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MicheleJM
by Ruby Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:52 PM
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Great..I work outside the home.  And I don't care if you're a SAHM, WAHM or whatever alphabet soup mother you are...some are lazy some work hard.  Who cares.

momo3fgr8tteens
by Ruby Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 11:53 PM


Ooooh we had queso tonight when we went out for dinner. It was yummy, a bit spicy but yummy!

Quoting TiffanyRose06:

Mmm finally get my queso



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