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2018-01-12 05:24:52
ID: 52625
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-11 21:16:02
ID: 52595
I hope this board doesn't turn into a SAHM vs. working moms debate. Some people like to stay home and raise kids, some women like to throw a career in there too.. To each her own!
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-10 18:22:54
ID: 52602
Text from DD18: "A chicken flew up and landed on my head. I took a selfie." ..
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-09 15:05:39
ID: 52590
I hated being a SAHM.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-08 22:37:06
ID: 52579
I posted a while ago about my friend who has a 4, almost 5 year old son who is not potty trained yet. She also still calls him a baby and pushes him in a stroller absolutely everywhere she goes. I dunno, maybe it's because I had two younger siblings when I was 5 that needed the stroller more, but I believe my parents made me walk most of the time when I was about 2 or 3. Strollers were only for when we were somewhere that we had to do a ton of walking.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-08 02:25:12
ID: 52569
In response to a confession. She must have had a prenup.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-08 02:00:23
ID: 52567
I read an article about a woman who was a SAHM and got divorced. But she worked it out that her husband still had to pay her enough to keep being a SAHM, the courts ruled in her favor. I think some women have that as their backup plan.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-07 20:10:58
ID: 52562
In response to a confession. I get that a lot of people think I'm crazy. Like, I left a $125k a year job to wipe butts and deal with temper tantrums. I wasn't bad at my job, and truthfully I wasn't miserable. Friends of mine who were womens studies majors in college are particularly horrified by me. They see it as a huge step back for women. I volunteer at an alternative high school for teen moms working with STEM research. It's fulfilling work. My sister thinks I'm crazy, because my nephews drive her crazy after a few days. I guess its to each her own. The depending on my husband for money element doesn't scare me. We own our house and cars outright. The kiddos have a decent college fund. I come from a pretty privileged background, and have money of my own set aside. I know that's not the case for most people though, so I really appreciate that I'm able to do what makes me happy.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-07 05:21:03
ID: 52558
In response to a confession. I like this confession. It really coherently outlines a different point of view, a perspective I respect but find hard to understand. I really learned something from it.
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Posted by: anonymous
2018-01-06 21:41:30
ID: 52551
In response to a confession. I can't tell if this is worse than what my grandma always said to me: "Good thing you're smart and can go to college and get a good job. You're definitely not pretty enough to get a man to marry you and support you so you can stay at home with the kids". Ouch.
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