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Moaning mn career mums.Yes you...

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Jenna2012 Mon 26-Nov-12 23:01:36

Been reading various threads on mn with interest for several weeks now.why do u ladies feel do pessimistic about ur work life balance and compete with the ' oh poor me title'. If you want a better quality of life, surely u can downsize and have less financial Responsibilty and then look after ur dc yourself instead of paying others to look after them. I just don't get why you have kids unless you wanna love And look them yourself. This doesnt apply to single parents.is the financial gain worth it?

nkf Mon 26-Nov-12 23:12:01

Sum ppl indeed. Drat those ppl. They will get their cumupnce.

IAmSoFuckingRock Mon 26-Nov-12 23:12:20

"Standing on one leg and pretending to be a Stork."

grin

love this!

<notes in 'important things learnt on MN' notebook>

Tweasels Mon 26-Nov-12 23:12:33

I spend all my wages on new and more elaborate ways to keep the children suppressed.

Elfontheedge Mon 26-Nov-12 23:12:38

Some people

GrimAndHumourlessAndEven Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:01

why you and not your partner? why do you consider yourself the best and not him?

HomeEcoGnomist Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:13

I have that song in my head now

<totally ignoring silly thread>

TaggieCampbellBlack Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:35

Snd there was me thinking mn was a bit boring tonight.

Thanks op. You have saved it!

FWIW I could give up work. We'd have to live in the car and choose what order to eat each other but who knows. It could bbe gun.

nkf Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:41

No. No. Y u and not yr dp. Her English is better so she is a better educator.

WorraLiberty England Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:52

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InNeedOfBrandy Mon 26-Nov-12 23:13:59

I so wana dress up in black and try to break in my own flat grin I wonder If my neighbours would notice/bother to ring the police.

ilovesooty Netherlands Mon 26-Nov-12 23:14:13

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nkf Mon 26-Nov-12 23:15:04

Anyway, NCIS has started and although it's a repeat, well, so is this thread.
Bye Jenna. Lol and all that.

Chubfuddler Mon 26-Nov-12 23:15:16

And abusive of the poor apostrophe.

IAmSoFuckingRock Mon 26-Nov-12 23:15:33

splinters shush. you're disrupting my enjoyment of the munching.

hf128219 Mon 26-Nov-12 23:15:50

I work so I don't get bored. Like you.

Jenna2012 Mon 26-Nov-12 23:16:18

I am young but traditional. My do wants to work and is against me returning to employment as he has same values/ ideas as me . What interests me is how majority of the mn ladies have deflected the question I posed. Yes I am genuine. I want a genuine answer.

squeakytoy Mon 26-Nov-12 23:16:26

"because I believe I'm the best educator"

well I do beg to differ, going by your posts so far... wink

Chubfuddler Mon 26-Nov-12 23:16:49

I answered your question in my first post.

WorraLiberty England Mon 26-Nov-12 23:17:01

Brandy grin Give it a go and find out.

PessimisticMissPiggy Mon 26-Nov-12 23:17:04

Are you my SIL?

If it is you DSIL it's because I don't want the state the pay me to stay at home, like it does you!

Oh if it's not you DSIL then why does this not apply to single parents? Should my DH be the sole earner in the household? If that the case then can we live with you?

BelleDameSousMistletoe Mon 26-Nov-12 23:17:08

You are entitled to your views. They're naive and poorly articulated but you are entitled to them.

Jamdoughnutfiend Mon 26-Nov-12 23:17:16

Damn - I am always amazed at these threads - do what you like with your life, I'll do what I like with mine -it's called choice and IMO what feminism is all about - btw yes the financial gain is worth it - thanks! grin

Jenna2012 Mon 26-Nov-12 23:17:49

Ilovesooty, believe me, I'm not being smug. I'm a humble and kind person with a big heart.

Monty27 Mon 26-Nov-12 23:18:13

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IAmSoFuckingRock Mon 26-Nov-12 23:18:21

"What interests me is how majority of the mn ladies have deflected the question I posed."

well, you know, little amuses the innocent and far less the fool.

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