No, the bigger picture to debate is whether or not a child's needs can be met when one parent works long hours and sees them little.
Why hide your light under a bushel of bears, I ask you?
>> He said their original deal was that she could go to work as early as she wants, as long as she's home by dinner. <<
I am sure that that's not the way he said it to her, but dang, that sounds archaic.
i agree,stability is the key.
are you saying it's ok to speak for dads,your husband for example here?
I can't speak for my husband, but I can speak about how our family works, and I can speak about my perception of my husband with firsthand knowledge. That is not hearsay.
I can also speak, in general, about how women in this society are perceived vs how men in this society are perceived. That is not hearsay.
My mom died when I was three.
As to her PTA involvement, she probably does it for the typical reasons people do PTA: