Living the #MomLife is hard. Literally any modifier put in front of "mom" doesn't change that fact. Even the half-assed #MomLife is substantially more difficult than any run-of-the-mill adulting. Still, we don't know what we don't know, and if you've only experienced motherhood from one particular perspective you may not realize someone else's struggle. I come today with a modest proposal to one particular mom group, because there things stay-at-home moms need to stop saying about working moms. I realize that more often than not, stay-at-home moms don't mean anything by it. When they do, it's probably because they're not looking at things from a working mom's perspective. However, per Atticus Fitch (before all the racist stuff, of course), we need to try to climb into someone's skin and walk around in it for a while.
I have the great benefit of having seen this issue from both sides: I've been a working mom (both with a stay-at-home partner and with a working partner) and a stay-at-home mom. I'm currently a work-from-home mom (another story for another day, trust me), but I have made a concerted effort to remember what stay-at-home #MomLife and working #MomLife is like, in order to remain compassionate and understanding. So, I try my best to avoid saying unintentionally annoying crap, like the following: