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Old 05-11-2006, 09:13 PM
 
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Originally Posted by geek_the_girl
I say you take a vaction for a day or two and leave him to run things...See how sympathetic he becomes
Yeah, if your kids weren't so young, I'd leave for the day and see how clean the house was when I came back. Of course, that doesn't make for happy kids which is the number one priority. Ds was so high needs that I thought I was doing well if I did one thing a day in addition to taking care of him. That one thing may have been taking a shower or making dinner.

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Old 05-11-2006, 10:02 PM
 
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You know what I did? DH used to go through more jobs then underwear (his own fault, not the job market at the time) and during my last pregnancy, I was freaking out we'd have no money for diapers, etc, so I bet him I could get a job in a day. And I did. He stayed home with the kids for 2 weeks while I worked, then a great job offer came up for him and I quit, (I had never planned on continuing to work) during those 2 weeks, I still had to come home and clean and cook because he sat and played on the computer all day. So he has no say as to how I keep the house. I do keep a clean house but there are times the kitchen doesn't get cleaned up for a day or 2 cause I'm feeling so rotten and he knows if he says a word, I'll tell him if he can do it better, he can stay home and I'll work :

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