My Mom is a very helpful nice Mormon lady who only swears when her husband is not around. Like many LDS women, she’s pretty sure moms should stay home with their kids full-time rather than work. I say "pretty sure" because she was, at the time of my raising, a career woman. Perhaps it’s regret from years past. Perhaps she knows something I don’t.
In any event, she likes to tell me stories of women who stay home (usually they’re former career women) and find a way to make it work. What she doesn’t realize is that she tells me the same stories of smart women who learn to be happy staying home with their kids at least every 3 – 6 months. The following is her favorite and it was received this morning as I stumbled around making coffee and toast and cleaning up the disgusting kitchen:
Welcome to my world.