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Women's Troubles

Fred_PA_2000 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:41 PM
Sounds like her earnings would probably be less than what she'd have to pay to hire competent child care. Then again, it sounds like no child should be cursed with such a mother (of course, the child has no say in this).
Denise67 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 2:06 AM
If she had a baby, she shouldn't have to -- and indeed could not -- "pay to hire competent child care." She should stay home with the baby. Support could come from a husband or from the government via welfare. It would make no sense for the baby to be cared for by someone else while she went through the grind of looking for a job, working for awhile, and losing or quitting the job.
Denise67 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 2:06 AM
If she had a baby, she shouldn't have to -- and indeed could not -- "pay to hire competent child care." She should stay home with the baby. Support could come from a husband or from the government via welfare. It would make no sense for the baby to be cared for by someone else while she went through the grind of looking for a job, working for awhile, and losing or quitting the job.

If there's one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it's to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done.

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