mappers wrote:And what about this line?"Let's say you make $30,000 per year. That is $2,500 per month gross, and around $1,500 after taxes, including social security and medicare withholding. "That also means you are not paying into SS, which effects your retirement income, which also means you can't save as much for your retirement as well.
I'm confused; if it INCLUDES Social Security, how are you not paying into SS?
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Each one of those bullet points this board has argued before, Lol.. And I think they are very legitimate points if the choice is there, I'd even add that if mom choses WOH instead of SAH her threshold for some of those points - stress, quality time, energy, etc. is probably very different than the mom who choses to stay home.
Yep, or if you have a job, as I did, with unpredictable hours that typically fell at night or on weekends, making childcare difficult and expensive. My spouse was not reliably available during those times either.
The language may not be as over the top as some but all the common tropes seem to have been included:
And this quote: "According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, regardless of quality, children with a higher quantity of non-parental care exhibited increased behavioral problems" with the link taking us to a page on "The Importance of Fathers in the Healthy Development of Children". I guess the author assumes we'll accept his statement as fact without clicking the link. Sloppy journalism and a waste of my time invested in reading the article. All cliche, little insight.
THat makes sense.
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