No. I loved my job - and love being home with my kids. I'm still the same person. Just less disposable income.
How much you care about your kids has nothing to do with where you work. It has to do with you as a person. My sister was a SAHM and is a crappy mom. My mom was a working mom and was the best mom. I have never know a mom that cared and worked harder for her children. I am a SAHM and there is nothing I wouldn't do for them. I even took karate with my boys in order to encourage them in the pursuit. I judge a mom on how she care for ther children and how she treats others.
No, there are good moms and not good moms from both sides of the debate. I am sahm but will be a working mom when I can find a job. My kids are 6,9, and 12. Whether you work or stay home, has no bearing on being a better mom or caring more for your kids than someone else. I have said that from the very beginning of my motherhood.
I think we are all moms whether you stay at home or you work !! Being a mom is a hard job period ! I am a SAHM and I also was a working mom so I believe its all different and not all parenting styles are the same !!
Quoting lwalker270:No. I think it's a pointless competition.
The vast majority of us make the best decisions we can for our families.
not really no. but if say working mom is actually a workaholic yet could afford to cut back hrs and support it all fine but chooses not to well then year that can hurt the kids. im not talking about moms who have to work lots of crazy tons of hours just to make ends meet, they truly are doing the best that they can to provide. its if they make way more than enough yet place carrer above kids every time. its fine having ambitions its just important to find a balance with motherhood where you can.
No. No mom is better than another because of what she does as far as a working position.
I do have a great respect for working moms though, they do what I do, and a million times more. :)
Quoting Anonymous:If a mother works while she has young children that have to go to daycare because of her schedule, I believe she is selfish. The ONLY excuse is single mothers. My aunt works for a large, nation wide company. If she can work out a schedule to work at home, and only goes in for meetings, then other mothers are just as capable.
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