Topic: SAHM

I Do All The Maintenance Around My House, So Stop Asking For My Husband

I Do All The Maintenance Around My House, So Stop Asking For My Husband

For the record, no. No, my husband is not home. He works out of the house, I work from the house, and I called you because I’m just sitting here with all of these piles of cash and unlimited free time to argue with you about why you should have to talk to Tits Edwards instead of Dick Edwards. Just fish the damn rat out from under the water heater and begone. More »

The Number Of SAHM’s Is Rising, And It Has Nothing To Do With ‘Opting Out’ Or ‘Leaning In’

The Number Of SAHM's Is Rising, And It Has Nothing To Do With 'Opting Out' Or 'Leaning In'

The number of stay-at-home-moms is rising, and if you listened to the most popular narrative about this, it’s because women in the work force are realizing they “can’t have it all” and it’s time for them to “opt out.” God I hate the narrative that assumes all women have a veritable buffet of choices in front of them. Why is it that when most people hear the word SAHM, they think of a woman lounging around in her yoga pants, making crafts and shopping on Amazon with her husband’s credit card all day? More »

Moms, You’re Doing Less Housework And It’s Making You Fat And Destroying America, Says Mayo Clinic

Moms, You're Doing Less Housework And It's Making You Fat And Destroying America, Says Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic released a study this month that was 45 years in the making. It basically blames intergenerational obesity on a mother’s time use and physical activity expenditure, by examining the important activities that clearly only mothers can do, like housework, child care, laundry, food preparation and postmeal cleanup. Did Rip Van Winkle examine these results? This study should have stayed in the decade from whence it came. More »