Which of you had stay at home parents? Which of you had working parents?
In your opinion, it is better to have a stay at home parent. (left side of room – windows) In your opinion, you think parents should both work (right side of room – cupboards) In your opinion, it doesn’t matter as to whether or not your parents stay home with their children (center of room)
Advantages and Disadvantages to being a Stay At Home Parent
You know who is watching your kids! Consistency No fear of losing a sitter (quitting) Experience children’s “firsts” Expense? $$$ No stress of working AND worrying about children
Lonliness Less $$$ in household Worrying about continuing a career Create tensions with partner (possibly)