A Stay-At-Home Parent Is Not A ‘Luxury'

Mother and child (21-24 months) doing laundry
Mother and child (21-24 months) doing laundry

He looked at me from across the table and said, “Well, you are lucky you have the luxury to stay at home.”

Number 8. He was the eighth person to make that statement to me in the course of one week. Eight is, apparently, the straw that broke the camel’s back. Or at least this camel.