RE: FU word implication [stay-at-home dad?]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marilynne Smith [mailto:marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com]
> Subject: Re: FU word implication [how CAN you take this seriously?]
> When I was a stay-at-home mom, it meant I didn't work outside
> the home. It was invented because of the implication that
> women who did not have an outside job weren't working. That's
> where it started.
> Now you can tell me what the term means now.
This term "stay-at-home mom" doesn't work with me. When I was doing
contract work from home, I certainly didn't call myself a "stay-at-home
dad," mostly because it completely missed the point of describing how I
spent my time during business hours.
My "job" was raising our children. You had another job in addition to staying home. Raising children is not a job for wimps. If you raised children and worked at home as well, you were a very busy person.
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Sr. Technical Writer
marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
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