I am a stay-at-home parent and I struggle with feeling guilty about not contributing financially to our household. My husband works a full-time job and is our primary source of income, while I take care of our children and manage the household. While I am happy to be able to spend this time with my children, I often feel like I should be doing more to contribute to our financial stability.
Sometimes I feel the pressure from society's expectations that both parents should be contributing financially to the household. It can be tough to see friends or family members who are both working full-time and making double income. I also worry about the long-term effects of not contributing financially to my retirement or social security.
How do you deal with these feelings of guilt and pressure? I would love to hear from other stay-at-home parents who have faced similar feelings and how you have managed to overcome them. Thank you in advance for your advice and support.