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July 24, 2021

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CarolJune 16, 2013

I am 53, have 4 sons, my youngest is 18 and about to matriculate, and will be submitting his mission papers soon. I could write a book on the roller-coaster ride it has been raising these boys as a stay at home Mom, but suffice it to say it has been the best thing I could have done. When I meet new people and they ask me what do I do, my reply is always without hesitation and with no apologies, "I am a Mom and I am about to send my last young man into the world." (Of course we all know that that does not mean our work is done.) Please can I just salute all those mothers out there who leave their homes and go out to work because they have to, and still come home and do an incredible job. I also have friends who choose to work but in no way trivialise their role as mother. All in all, women are amazing and I am grateful for the amazing experiences, heartbreaking, joyful, fearful, proud, angry, funny etc, etc, never, never bored.

AnnaJune 11, 2013

When I was in college, classmates would ask what I wanted to do with my degree. I told them I hoped to be a stay at home mom. They wondered why I would bother to spend the time and money on a degree if I wasn't going to use it. I always replied that I would use it to teach my children! I am so grateful to have two of them to teach.

WhitneyJune 11, 2013

Great article

AlisonJune 11, 2013

Fun

AnnalisaJune 11, 2013

Fun

Albert GrinceriJune 11, 2013

Great article which places families in proper perspective

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