I’ll admit that the same day I stumbled upon Motherhood Later Than Sooner.com I was on the prowl for some serious commiseration. I was feeling down. Put upon. Bamboozled by my choices; and I needed to Hear someone else echo same. I remember typing the keywords “moms on strike” into my google search bar and being routed to an article written by a freelance blogger who chronicled her 7-day experience “going on strike” against her family’s laziness and lack of appreciation for what she meant to their home operating at optimum. It was quite amusing, touching, and oh so close to home to hear this woman — a work-from-home momtrepreneur much like myself — detail how she stopped being the dishwasher, laundry maid, lunch packer, dinner maker, school bus alarm clock and kid chauffeur for her spoiled brood and their misguided father. Misguided in that he revealed to his wife a point of view our own dear daddy has had the audacity to express; something to the effect of… “I resent that I have to work hard outside the home so that you can stay home and have it good.” Or some such nonsense.
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