Two Jobs, One House, Three Children
Then: 1 parent working. Now: 2 parents working, 1 full-time, 1 part-time. To fix up an old farmhouse and pay for public school ” incidentals”
She: It would cost more if I were working more.
He: it’s not worth it to work, the couple of extra hours for a couple extra dollars to look after the kids. In the grand scheme of things, the kids are only young once