When my sons, Jacob and Isaac, were just 3 and 1, my husband and I separated. As a child of a divorce , I'd always sworn that I'd never put my kids through that -- yet as it turned out, living paycheck to paycheck and trying to do our own growing up while raising a family proved to be too great a strain on our marriage: It bent, cracked, and finally broke. I flew through the first couple of months after our separation in an adrenaline-powered blur. But things like finding a place to live and paying for it all by myself, taking care of almost all the day-to-day parenting of two small children, and trying to find a job when I'd been out of the workforce since college terrified me. I felt like a flake -- not a strong, capable mother who was going teach her children to succeed despite the obstacles ahead. When I was married, we were just like all the other families:
Eevry mom is different, but we need more information. Do you have a newborn or an older child? Did you mean you want to go out with the. I've fought the urge to walk out the front door and keep going, far, far away. You may not want to hear this, but refueling as a mother almost always requires.
Ask people what they think about stay-at-home moms and you'll get a variety of answers. They're lazy.
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By Bel Mooney. This week we once again received the unequivocal message that the Government doesn't value stay-at-home mums. According to the Treasury, mothers who look after their children full-time do not need as much financial help as those who work. These insultingly warped priorities emerged as the Coalition declared its intention to give working mothers tax breaks worth thousands to cover the costs of paying someone else to look after their children.