With the recent , I'm sure some of you parents thought about ways such money could make your family life better.
Did you think about outsourcing some of your parenting duties?
A recent article in Psychology Today inspired Cafe Mom writer Julie Ryan Evans to think about what parenting tasks she would outsource if she could. Her choices included cutting fingernails and taking the children to public restrooms.
So, what tasks would you outsource? Diaper changes? Barf clean-up? Grocery shopping? Driving the kids to all their activities? Share your ideas in the comments.
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is a mom of four children ages 6 and under with her husband, Bill. Their fourth child, Colette, arrived Jan. 10. Stephanie also works part-time.
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