Of course they are young yet, and things may be different in a few years... but then they will also have greater commitments and may just need that quiet time at home even more. Which is something I know they would miss out on if I was working.
I dont agree with PPL for SAHP's either but sorry your post struck a nerve with me.
I did what I posted above for almost 2 years before DS2 was born. I started workint when DS1 was 3 months old, 5 nights a week, from 8pm-2am and my son never went to daycare and my DH works 6 days a week from 5am-5pm. Hardly the ideal you posted about.
If I'm reading correctly, when will you have family time? I could be misinterpreting your post, but I would rather have time as a family even if it is only doing mundane stuff around the house, or something simple like a picnic, than always be passing one another in the hallway so to speak.
Which I guess is why people sometimes don't opt to have a member of the family working every day of the week. I get that it would be necessary sometimes of course.
I don't think it's 'hilarious' at all what I do find amusing is working women, coming into the SAHM section bagging out our choice to stay home and dissecting whether our reasons are good enough for you.
Would you be ok with me going into the working parents section saying I think it's hilarious how you all think money is everything (and I know you all don't think that but ykwim). Please be aware of the section you are posting in.
Last edited by delirium; 20-03-2013 at 17:44.
Axe the BB and spend that and more contributing to unpaid (and part time paid) parents super for as long as they are raising the next generation of tax payers.
Sounds good to me.
Last edited by lambjam; 20-03-2013 at 17:47.
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