When I was pregnant, I ran into an acquaintance who asked whether I would continue to teach classes after the baby’s birth.
“Of course,” I said. “That and everything else I do. I teach classes on evenings and weekends anyway and my partner works 9 to 5, so that’s actually the easiest thing ever to schedule.”
She looked at me in surprise: “You’re going to leave the baby alone with your husband?!”
I looked at her like she had two heads: “Uh, yes — at minimum, several evenings a week and all day Sunday. I would never have a baby with someone who couldn’t be left alone with a baby. In fact, nobody should.”
I wouldn’t agree to an unfair parenting arrangement any more than I’d work with a coworker who dumps his work on my desk and cuts out early.
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