Suzanne talks about women who want to stay home w their baby and who have to convince their husbands that this is the right thing to do.
IN THIS EPISODE:
1:20 Suzanne reads an email from a wife who does not want to leave her baby to go back to work
3:40 Sex differences become clear once kids come along
6:10 Suzanne reads an email from a woman whose husband thinks she’s stubborn for wanting to stay home w/ her baby
6:35 Men have responded to what women have said they wanted based on work/family, gender role reversals, etc.
9:35 There’s something wrong with the way the culture sees this issue
12:25 Lifestyle considerations: What are you willing to sacrifice in your lifestyle?
13:15 In many cases, a second income is eaten up by childcare costs
13:50 The overwhelming needs of children is the #1 most overlooked issue
15:05 If you’re single: Don’t marry anyone with whom you have not ironed this out in advance
16:50 3 arguments for convincing your husband that you should stay home:
- Money (Hidden costs of both parents working
- The physical and emotional health of your family
- More sex!