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first day
Today was my first day at my new contract.

I hate working. I truly do. I used to think that I wouldn't want to be a housewife/stay at home mom/domestic engineer/etc. I'm still not convinced that I would totally love it, but I can't begin to describe how much I hate working. I hope this is just a phase.

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leahmiriam From: leahmiriam Date: October 18th, 2006 11:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
I thought I would go bonkers being a stay at home whatever, but it's been fine, really. I do not miss the office drama, the shlepping, the stress. However, when Joel kiddingly referred to me as a housewife at our doctor's appointment yesterday I secretly plotted his death for about two minutes. Turns out I am MIGHTY SENSITIVE to my position :)

estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: October 18th, 2006 11:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh how I wish I could be referred to as a housewife!
ginamariewade From: ginamariewade Date: October 19th, 2006 01:47 am (UTC) (Link)
Actually, I'm really glad that you're going to be a stay at home mom with your new baby from Russia. I had been secretly worried about that and at the same time, not ballsy enough to tell a virtual stranger how to raise her kid.
But your baby is going to need you front and center for a while in order to get what he needs to catch up.
leahmiriam From: leahmiriam Date: October 19th, 2006 02:09 am (UTC) (Link)
He's priority #1, for as long as it takes. He is behind by quite a bit and it's going to be work!

As excited as we are, we aren't naive. We've had 2+ years to do research and read about some things to expect.

I appreciate your support and your opinions, too!
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estherchaya From: estherchaya Date: October 18th, 2006 11:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
I used to love working.
In the last five years, I've intermittently loved the IDEA of working, but hated actually doing it.
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ichur72 From: ichur72 Date: October 19th, 2006 11:49 am (UTC) (Link)
Personally, I'm fond of working at home. It has its drawbacks, such as trying to work around the schedule of a capricious toddler and still manage to spend time with my husband and battle laundry- and dish-related chaos. However, there are major advantages too. I get to spend most of the day with my son, but I also get to set time aside for grown-up stuff -- i.e., work that keeps my brain in tune and that helps pay the bills.
cleobatya From: cleobatya Date: October 21st, 2006 09:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
i kinda hate work too. but i love earning money. and i have no good excuse to pursue a career in domestic engineering as i am not rich, married, or a mother. however, i am slightly unemployed which is the next best thing to being a stay-at-home mom :D
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