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The Importance of Being a Stay At Home Mommy
The Importance of Being a Stay At Home Mommy

I wish I had found your program many years ago when I began my motherhood journey.  I'm now 38 years old with two sons, ages 15 and 18.  I stayed home with each of them until they were a year old, but I was young and impatient and thought one year was plenty.  I let society tell me that a working mother contributing to the finances has more power and significance than a stay-at-home mom.  That is a lie.

If I had known how quickly their little lives would fly by, I would have stayed home with them every second until they went to school. It breaks my heart that I missed so much time with them.   Since hearing your program and reading your books on marriage, I realize all the things I could have/should have/would have done differently.

I wish I could sit down with every frustrated, impatient, career-driven, daycare-supporting young momma to share my heart with them on how infinitely important it is for their babies to have mom at home to love them all day and what it will mean to HER someday in the future as well.  Thank you for your firm stance on motherhood and against daycare, and I hope, plead and pray more women follow your advice on this topic so 18 years down the road they won't be in my shoes.


Remember that you can either read "The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands," or you can take my video course based on the book.  To find out more about the course, go to marriage one oh one dot com.
Tags: Behavior, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Regarding Dr. Laura, Stay-at-Home Mom, Values
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