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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

I Am a Stay at Home Mom, So Sue Me!

That’s what I felt like saying when my neighbor made the comment that she has to work and can’t worry about planting flowers.

I was working hard trying to plant some flowers in the yard when the couple next door was commenting on the flowers I was planting with my son. I was joking on how he was “helping” me and talking about yard work. That’s when the comment that was dripping with resentment came from my neighbor.
I can understand her resentment, seeing me stay home and plant flowers. Her children are school age and they are struggling some financially, so I can understand where they are coming from. I have been there, so I know what’s it like.
I am lucky to be able to stay home with my son and if my business takes off, I hope to be able to continue being here for him, but I won’t apologize for it.
What she never saw was all the years I worked long, hard hours. I was up and gone to work before they were even out of bed. She wasn’t there to see the two jobs worked at the same time or me getting up at 4:00 AM to get ready for work after being up all night with an infant.
She doesn’t see me doing most of the work here so my husband doesn’t have to do anything when he gets home. She doesn’t see me using all my spare time, what little I have, trying to build my business or the hours I spend trying to save the most money off of our grocery bill.
It stung when she said it, I felt compelled to respond with the above mentioned words, but decided to just be nice, smile sympathetically and try my best to understand.
I hope someday she will be able to ease up and not have to work so much and that resentment will be replaced with gratefulness.
And I will continue "working" here.

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