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stay at home

1. adjective A phrase used to describe a parent who cares for their children instead of having a traditional job outside of the home. In this usage, the term is often hyphenated and is typically used in the phrases "stay-at-home mom" and "stay-at-home dad." I never thought I would miss working in an office, but being a stay-at-home mom is utterly exhausting. Once my niece was born, my brother became a stay-at-home dad.
2. adjective A phrase used to describe one who prefers to spend time at home, as opposed to going out and/or engaging in social activities. I've never been one to party or travel—I'm just a stay at home girl.
3. noun One who tends to stay home, as opposed to going out. Why do I have to be the stay at home all the time? I like to travel, too, you know!
See also: home, stay
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I think that I'm probably more wanting to stay at home than she.
Those who don't mind being financially dependent on their man are sometimes seen as lazy, but actually many women who stay at home have children and there's always plenty to do.
In the Internet newspaper Huffpost Healthy living Leslie Bennetts writes that working moms with jobs or careers are less likely to struggle with depression than stay at home moms.
If she told me she wanted me to stay at home and that she'd go to work, I would.
Of those skiers and snowboarders who are opting to stay at home this winter, 25 per cent claim that they are doing so in order to enable them to afford a summer holiday.
PRINCETON, NJ -- Even if they were "free to do either," most Americans say they would prefer to work outside the home rather than stay at home to take care of their house and family.
Around 22 per cent of students plan to stay at home while they study, 35 per cent of whom claim they would not be able to afford to go to university if they had to pay for their own accommodation.
Said writer takes an informal poll among her friends, notices a pattern, and writes a breathless story about how educated and financially comfortable women are choosing to leave the marketplace to stay at home with their children.
She takes us back to the French feminist Simone de Beauvoir's assertion, in a 1976 interview with Betty Friedan, that "no woman should be authorized to stay at home to raise her children .
The key factors in deciding whether or not to stay at home are the affordability, quality and parents' comfort level with day-care options; the personality of the stay-at-home parent; family dynamics including the division of household labor and expectations of support from the partner working outside the home; the potential career detour for the parent at home, and, topping almost everyone's list, money matters.
NEW ORLEANS -- Depression among women who stay at home can be alleviated through participation in a structured walking program, a study has shown.
NEW ORLEANS - Depression among women who stay at home can be alleviated through participation in a structured walking program, a study has shown.
In one of the most egregious forms of Internet fraud, scam artists prey on the vulnerabilities of people who, for reasons of health or age, stay at home and find the Internet a way to maintain contact with the world in terms of information gathering, business dealings, shopping opportunities, and emotional support.
As Kenyatta and I evaluated our situation, it soon became clear that it made fiscal sense for Samori to stay at home with me for his first year.