Tag: arguing

Fights you cant win redux – The Mater Complex

It’s impossible to take the moral high ground when arguing with parents. The “family” being the preeminent Australian social unit, and stay at home mothers being the ultimate in sacrificial living.

So what do you do if you think the mothers are wrong? You keep quite. Or you try to, and you write multiple blog entries along the same theme.

I love my mum. I love that she stayed home to raise me (and my sisters). I think it was hugely sacrificial of her. But I can’t imagine using a Facebook status as a form of parenting support or catharsis.

Fights you can’t win…

I’m pretty arrogant and like arguing… but I’m not afraid to put my hand up and declare my defeat (or my surrender). I think I’ve bitten off more than I can chew taking on the brotherhood of motherhood.

I’m going to cut my losses and declare myself “wrong” on this point. Go for it mothers (and fathers) – share away…