Stay At Home Moms have the hardest job of all!! We work 24/7 with no sick days, no vacation days, and we don't get paid to do it!! So let's give each other SUPPORT!!!

MJB - posted on 07/29/2010 ( 15 moms have responded )

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I saw something on a sitcom once, where the family went on an exotic vacation. The mom said, "Oh good, I get to clean up after you all in a whole new environment!"

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Amy - posted on 08/06/2010

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i dont agree that SAHM have the hardest job. I think both SAHM and working moms both have it hard. the sahm they have to clean house and deal with kids 24/7 with no breaks while working moms have to work and then take care of the house. i dont think either one should judge the other.

Lauren - posted on 07/30/2010

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Ive been a SAHm for 3 1/2 yrs and I work my butt off. I have 6 kids four of which are 5 and under. My hubby works 3rd shift 6 days a week and yes I appreciate everything he does but he sometimes tends to knock me down b/c he has a rough 8 hrs of work when I have just spent the last 18 hrs of my day taking care of EVERYTHING in the house. I dont ask him for much help around the house but it would be nice for him to offer to help instead of me grilling him when I do ask. I take great pride in the WORK that I do in raising our kids. I just wish there were people out there who would apprciate the hard work that we put into raising our kids. Being a SAHM is not in any way a vacation. I am a wife, a chauffeur, a daycare provider, a chef, a maid, a nurse, a coach and referee, a teacher, a photographer, a handy man, and a counselor. That is why I am proud to be a SAHM mom and laugh in the faces of those who tell me their job is harder.

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Jodi - posted on 11/01/2013

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LOL, Mary, I do my laundry. And I'm a working mother these days. Believe me, working mothers have it tough too.

Mary - posted on 11/01/2013

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Have some respect for stay at home moms,after all who is doing your Laundry!think about it!

Vashti - posted on 02/11/2011

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The other day, I made a comment to my husband that I feel like a "Single Parent"...he looked at me rather confused,(naturally!!!) and asked what I meant by that....so i simply said because "I HAVE TO DO EVERY SINGLE THING" to which he burst out laughing, as he thought it was such a good line...I am still trying to find the humour he found in what I said. But since then, I do get alot more help around the house from him, sometimes I think we get taken for granted( actually I KN0W)...and I did find out that instead nagging about it, if you just point out the areas you need a little support in, they will step up and contribute...so staples had this sale on and I went and got a White board, where I list all the things that I want to get done chore wise ...and he does the ones he can handle and erases them off the list...which makes me soooo happy, because it always felt like He had to be told to do something, never take the initiative....sometimes it felt like he was one of the kids too...but my one little comment seemed to have put a few things in perspective...HERE IS TO HOPING IT LASTS! ( we can all be a little wishful...lol)

Ruchi - posted on 02/11/2011

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I think been a MOM is hardest job..working or home stay..
Just giving birth to a baby doesn't say you r a mom ..it takes so much of you to be one..24/7 yes we do work we do eveything you name it & we can do it...
Don't you all agree it worth doing..wheter you have 2 year old or 20 year..just because we r mom we still put so much of us in to there life( some time they award us with words like u r mean mom..its my life..but we still go there)..
But we do need break..go out treat yourself...have a fun girls nightout...have a date with your hubby...
Get help if you need it..
and remember..
WE are the best, We are the one making world a better place
Yes we are the mom.

Stifler's - posted on 02/11/2011

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Ditch the kids and have a vacation alone, it sounds like you all need one.

Christine - posted on 02/11/2011

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I think marrage should be a partnership not a competition. If you are feeling unappreciated show you partner some appreciation first...marital foreplay...sounds dumb but thats the point.

Christine - posted on 02/11/2011

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Looking for ideas for an extremely low price emergency vacation...I am melting down after 13 years of no vacation our youngest is now 3 and I need haul family out of house before I lose it. any ideas suggestions would be fantastic

Carlise - posted on 07/30/2010

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Don't you hate it when you say "Oh I'm tired" and a working mom says something like "well at least you don't have to get out of bed in the mornings if you don't want to." I guess all moms aren't like us because my two year old wakes up on schedule everyday and why would I not wake up to help my 10 year old get ready for school and make a hot meal for her and my hubby and the two who would be waking less than 30 minutes after they leave if they weren't up already. I just laugh in my head and ignore it because I could say seomthing like "well at least you get to go to work to hang out on Facebook all day."

Valerie - posted on 07/30/2010

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I stay home with my 4 year old son an my 18 month old nephew and I just found out I'm pregnant with my second child. Between the drs appointment's, trips to the park, stopping fights, doing laundry, the never ending cleaning, the five minutes I get to relax i do sit on my butt and watch tv or go on the comp. Some days there isnt much to do and those days are awesome but there is always some kind of "work" to be done for a sahm.

Dionne - posted on 07/30/2010

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I do my best to support ALL moms, but sometimes it just PISSES ME OFF when others make the generalization that because you're a SAHM, life is easy. Why don't YOU give it a try. I bet you wouldn't last one MINUTE, let alone ONE DAY!!!

I applaud, commend and give a big High Five to all my fellow Stay-at-home-Moms. We need to ALWAYS support each other. Can you imagine if we ALL banded together the hell we'd cause? :o)

Kaylie - posted on 07/30/2010

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the other day i was watching Dr Phill. he did a show on stay at home moms. saying do we really have the hardest job or do we do it all to ourselves. He had a "professional" A GUY, say that teh stay at home mom has the easyest job, we sit on our asses and watch tv . a few moms agreed one mom said she has her kids in afterschool activities, so we do, do it to ourselves. i was so pissed off i wanted to throw the remote at the tv. i Ihave 2 kids under age 4 and im always on my feet. and a husband who i could strangle!! STAY AT HOME MOMS SHOULD GET SPECIAL TREATMENT ONCE IN A WHILE!!!!

Priya - posted on 07/30/2010

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I support u! You are 100% right! People out there, those who works, thinks they are the greatest and tiring people compare to us at home. But we prove them wrong. We are superb!

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hahaha I always saying going anywhere that everyone else says is "relaxing" is working OVERTIME! I get to worry more and chase more! Not to mention child melt down is a must it seems like!

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