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Being stay-at-home mom has been my job (column)

8:01 PM, Nov. 11, 2013
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Years ago, I made a decision that defines my life today. I dropped out of the traditional workforce to raise my family. I was a stay-at-home-mom - a title I now despise, but not because I regret the decision to work at home. I don't like it because it doesn't accurately describe who I am or what I do.

"Stay-at-home" infers that I never leave the house, that because I'm home most of the time, I haven't grown a greater world-view. If I'm at home, I must be boring and lazy. I'm sheltered and spoiled, unable to understand the realities of life. Obviously, I'm a person with no responsibilities, no deadlines ...

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

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Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
15%
575 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
23%
856 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
27%
1015 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
34%
1271 votes

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