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2 weeks ago · 1 · marriage, +2
Providing for your family working 40 hours a weeK? OR being a disabled mom/wife who can't drive or work, parenting/cleaning/cooking alone 24/7 with no help from the husband/father?
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There is no fair. It's like playing on a team for some sport.. yeah some player scores all the points but ONLY because the others help him do it and they only WIN if they all work together. You and the husband/father & kids are the team.. the sport is life. Sure you want help, he wants help, kids want help.. often more to do than hands to do it.
So ask for help if you need it, offer help if it's needed. My little ones had chores from 4 years old and now the youngest at 9 and they do about 1/2 the housework (there are 3 of them). Some people think it's akin to 'child labor' when in reality you are teaching them the skills they NEED as adults.
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