24 Ways Our Working Mothers Had It Easier Than We Do
They could have had the option to stay home
Before, it was conceivable for Dad to hold down a blue collar job and support a wife and kids with a house and family car. All that, without an out-of-the-house income from Mom. Moms had the choice to stay home to raise the kids. In fact, push back existed in the opposite direction. People wondered why mamas chose to pursue careers when they did. Think of shows like The Goldbergs and The Wonder Years. That’s not just TV fiction. It depicts a life where Dad worked, Mom managed the household, and the kids had the run of the neighborhood, a life proven to be easier to achieve then as it is now.