How You’re Still Leaning In, Even if You’re an ‘Opt-Out’ Mom Family / Huffington Post

Ten years ago, the phrase “opting out” became a part of the lexicon, due mostly to a New York Times op-ed piece called “The Opt-Out Revolution,” written by Lisa Belkin about the growing trend of women dropping out of high powered careers in order to stay at home with their families. Flash-forward a decade, and many of these women are finding themselves in a position,...

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20 funny secrets from a stay-at-home mom Canadian Living: Online / Family

1. The title “stay at home” is a passive-aggressive term. There is nothing flattering, glamorous or remotely attractive about the word “stay.” “Too Much Woman to Be Confined to a Cubicle Farm” works better. 2. Apparently, you are expected to be “at home” for some parts of the day; particularly those parts when children under the age of 12 are in your care. 3. Repairmen...

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