|My husband is adamant that our children will not go to the "baby kennel" every day so since he works full time, childcare is my responsibility.
Actually I had to
: when I read this because of the mental image it provoked. (Sorry gals, I realize I have a twisted sense of humor!) I too felt like it was the DH's term, hence the quotes.
The most bothersome thing to me, though, pageta, is the idea that it's YOUR responsibility because he works fill time. Am I missing something?
My own personal pet peeve is men who expect us to be superwomen and care for the children, the house, and hold down at least some paying employment (otherwise we don't get to spend any of "their" money) - all simultaneously. It's a quite unconscious expectation on their part, really. I've spent 15 years trying to raise the consciousness of DH and his friends. DH I've had success with, the friends - not so good. But then they have wives who buy into the myth too, so. Oh, well.