Re: FU word implication

Subject: Re: FU word implication
From: Mark Webb <webbfamily -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: Michele Davis <michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 15:27:30 -0600

Michele, et al,

#1 defines a "working mom". Whether working at home or somewhere else is
irrelevant. Normally, it involves the exchange of money.
#2 is a "stay-at-home" mom, (significantly) busy with her home and family, not
directly involved with bringing home the bacon (normally money).

I think your lawyer lives in a "male-dominated" world (mentality) and that you
might consider getting one (female?) who's been awake for the last 30 years or

Best Wishes,
Mark Webb

Michele Davis wrote:

> I've gotten two sides:
> 1) Someone who stays at home, works PT or FT at a job non-related to
> household duties, and is available for the children.
> 2) Someone who stays at home and only does house-related duties and
> takes care of the children.
> This is my dilemma, to me the implication of "stay-at-home mom" is that
> one doesn't work FT but is home to take care of the child(ren).
> I am getting into a scrap with my attorney over this wording, because he
> feels that stay-at-home mom implies #1, whereas I think it implies #2. I
> work mostly from home, but do not consider myself a stay-at-home mom,
> although from 2:00 PM on every day I am interrupted with homework
> questions, and requests for grilled cheese sammies.
> --
> Michele

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