Surprising as it is, some people still subscribe to the belief that men dictate the choices women make about their work status. Audrey, mother of one, says she's faced this opinion. "I've heard, 'Tell your husband to get a second job.' That comment assumes so many things. Mainly, that we don't really need my husband or her dad around and that the only reason I am working is for financial reasons." Priscilla, mother of three, experienced comments about her husband as well, "I've heard 'Your husband makes enough, he needs to let you stay home.' He's not making me work. It's obviously a mutual decision, and second, I like people's opinion on what "making enough" looks like."
10 Things to Never, Ever Say to a Working Mom—Seriously
Working mothers face a never-ending balancing act all while being subjected to judgmental input from others. We asked working moms about what they hate hearing the most...and some of their responses will make your jaw drop.