Thank you, Cindy @ Get Along Home, for bringing light to the glaringly obvious, sorely overlooked reality.
“…[my husband] heard a woman on the radio talking about growing up in a large family, and why she wasn’t having many (or maybe any) children herself. You see, her mother “worked her life away” and the interviewee didn’t want to have to live like that—always having to make meals, clean spills, and wash faces. My husband’s unspoken question, of course, was “Are you working your life away, Cindy? Are these kids doing that to you?”
Read the rest of I’m Working My Life Away (you’ll be so glad you did)