Why Being a Stay At Home Parent is the Toughest Job in the World, Written by Someone Without Children

I’m posting this blog written by one of the bloggers I follow on WordPress: Suzie81’s Blog. She is a proficient blogger and this particular blog has hit many nerves and has received a huge amount of positive feedback. Enjoy!

Suzie Speaks

I’m going to start this post by making a statement that some may not like.

I don’t like young children.

I’ve never been a maternal person. I come from a small family of four, with no additional relatives and so I wasn’t brought up with any younger children other than my two sisters. As I started to reach my 30’s I expected to feel the desire to become a mother that some of my friends claimed that they felt, but to this very day I have yet to feel anything but annoyance.

They’re everywhere.

While others around me seem to turn mushy when presented with a new baby, proclaiming how ‘beautiful’ it is, I am simply reminded of the ‘Cabbage Patch Kids’ that I had when I was little. Regardless of where I am and what I am doing, it always seems to be accompanied by a screaming child and…

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2 responses to “Why Being a Stay At Home Parent is the Toughest Job in the World, Written by Someone Without Children

  1. Read the thought catalog post a week ago, I think.
    Thought it was best ignored, though Suzie wrote a great response.

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