then the people at work should be able to quit and find a less stressfull job that might pay less.
I say bull the SAHM should be held somewhat accountable for what they do and don't get accomplished.
OK, I confess.
I have a part-time job I do from home.
It's in a professional capacity.
Also, I do things that offset the lost income from the other 1/2 time I want to have free. I volunteer, and this comes with perks I'd have to earn money to pay for.
I also cook from scratch, and garden, and hang my laundry out.
I am also a full-time student and a writer.
But I am a SINGLE SAHM so it's MY BUSINESS WHAT I DO.
If I guy marries me, then he has no right to tell me what to do.
I can pay my own bills and earn my own keep.
So nope, sorry, not accountable to nobody. Cept me and my kids.
And when I was MARRIED, even though I stayed home, I still paid my own way, in addition to scrubbing the potty my H cr*apped in, washing his clothes, managing his errands and paperwork when asked, etc.
We are not married any more because any time I wasn't working and did something for myself, like WENT TO THE GYM, I was accused of having a BOYFRIEND. Ick, I don't need that kind of assessment on how I would choose to spend my free time.
I hate people who try to control other people. If you choose to have a SAHM in your family, it's better to be cool with that idea, not to have some sort of idea that the person is a hired hand.