• My MIL Did Not Approve Of Me Becoming A SAHM

    3 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Many years ago, when my first child was a tiny baby, I was sitting around my mother-in-law's kitchen table having an honest discussion about how difficult this baby thing was. My mother-in-law is generally someone who is easy to talk to and empathetic.
    I was feeling open and comfortable, speaking candidly about how relentless it all was - the sleepless nights, the never-ending demands of my sweet baby, how difficult it was to keep up with housework and grocery shopping... and that feeling that my sense of self had somehow been lost along the way.
    All was going well until I mentioned money...
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