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It's interesting how that article was targeted towards women without children who feel SAHM do nothing all day. Yet when you go down to comments, it turns into SAHM versus working moms. The best thing I read in this article was this comment:
"hey guys....here's the thing.....it's none of your business what she does all day....i don't show up at your office and give you crap every time you do something other than 'work' .....if you felt a little more at peace with yourself and your life choices you wouldn't feel the need to attack someone else.......this constant need for sahm to put down working moms and working moms to put down sahms is sickening.......we seems to forget that the entire purpose of feminism was to create a situation where women could genuinely have a voice in making life choices that they want instead of feeling stuck because someone else told them how their life is supposed to be .........and yet it seems all we do is criticize anyone who makes a different choice than we have......it's so childish"
I've seen this before and loved it. I will say, it is harder to understand what a SAHM (any mom, really) does all day before you have kids. After all, if you and DH both work 9-5, then you go to the bank or the post office on your lunch break, and you do your shopping at night or on the weekends. That first baby comes along and BAM! Everything takes twice as long because you have to stop along the way to change diapers and feed and burp and change clothing, or baby is napping and you have to wait. Then another baby comes along, so everything is multiplied, and if you go somewhere with only one kid, you wonder why it used to seem so hard, because suddenly it seems like you are moving so fast with just one!
Not to mention, I feel like my house is much dirtier most of the time than when I worked, and I realized it's because there are three people home an extra twelve hours a day to make that mess!!