Tuesday, January 29, 2013

What Not to Say to a Working Mom - The Huffington Post

Recently, Amy Shearn shared a list of things not to say to stay-at-home moms. She could have just cited anything Elizabeth Wurtzel has written in the past year, but that would have been too easy. Instead, Shearn came up with a list that was funny and clever and pointed in all the right ways. Which got me thinking about questions or comments I've heard about being a working mom. I don't think anyone sets out to be rude or judgmental, but I've been surprised at what well-meaning and generally thoughtful people say to mothers who aren't staying home full-time with their children. There's a subtle hostility or judgment that comes through in some of these statements that makes me wish that everyone would, every so often, think before they speak.  Read more...  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/devon-corneal/what-not-to-say-to-a-working-mom_b_2566952.html?utm_hp_ref=daily-brief?utm_source=DailyBrief&utm_campaign=012913&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BlogEntry&utm_term=Daily%20Brief

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