stay-at-home


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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

stay-at-home

Describing a parent who forgoes employment outside of the home in order to care for their children and the household. Being a stay-at-home mom is just as much hard work as going to an office every day.
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The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show there were 215,000 stay-at-home dads across the UK in the three months to January 2019.
Referring to the range of tasks undertaken by a stay-at-home mum, Singh says, "Homemakers are experts at juggling many responsibilities.
And stay-at-home mums often feel jealous or frustrated when they see working mums.
In line with other countries, for this research stay-at-home dads were defined as those who were not working; who had children under 15 and a spouse or partner who was working, Dr Baxter said.
In the following article, I outline three literatures that inform this work (masculinities, housework, and stay-at-home fatherhood) and then draw on key theoretical frameworks to generate hypotheses on an understudied phenomenon: the nature of stay-at-home fathers' housework behaviors and their feelings about household tasks.
Mothers at home tend to be younger than working mothers: 42 percent of stay-at-home moms in 2012 were under age 35 compared with 35 percent of working moms, and stay-at-home mothers are more likely to have children under age 5.
A new survey by BabyCenter.com, a pregnancy and parenting website, finds that of 1,061 mothers 18 and older, there's an almost even split between working mums and stay-at-home mums, reflecting the large numbers in each camp.
Many working mums are guilt ridden over their choice of career over taking care of their kids full-time, while stay-at-home mums feel lonely and miserable.
Keywords: Stay-at-home fathers, involved fathering, nontraditional families
Feminists and stay-at-home moms are by no means in opposition to one another, or even mutually exclusive!
"I'm a stay-at-home mum and proud of the fact," she says.
My question is whether there any genuine part-time jobs in UAE that a stay-at-home mother can do to earn a living while taking care of her family?
London, August 31 ( ANI ): Children whose mothers are in full-time employment are at greater risk of obesity even if their father is a stay-at-home parent, according to experts.