Yes, some of us really do choose to skip the rat race. For numerous reasons. Our families and wider communities are that much of a priority. Betta believe it! No shame in it. Many of us are educated ( not necessarily well schooled), articulate, open-minded & more. Here are some articles that focus on the subject:
For more assistance check out:
http://www.thechicsahm.com/ A sistah’s website. She has lots of tips for SAHMs
http://www.mochamoms.org A support group for African-American SAHMs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMeiGl457tI A Mocha mom gives another SAHM some homeschooling tips. Of course not all SAHMs homeschool.
NOTE: Not all SAHMs are middle or upper class. Don’t be fooled. All sorts of women are choosing to be at home.