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And that’s the way it should be, which I think is Minton’s point. Marriage and family is a partnership. Each of us should do what needs to be done as we are able. It’s not “helping” the other partner, it’s doing what’s gotta get done to keep the household and family moving forward. Working together like that as parents and spouses is a beautiful thing, even when it includes cleaning up vomit (kid or animal!) or tackling a sink of gross dishes.

I am thankful for the kind of partnership we’ve had these 23 years of marriage and I am thankful Minton is bringing attention to the fact that that is how it should be. However, as I watched his video I was also reminded of this: single parents are the real MVPs and I have no idea how they do it all! If you know a single parent who can use some help or a break, take the time this week to ease their burden if you can.

How do you divide the labor in your household?

 

 

Jenny Rapson
Jenny Rapsonhttp://www.foreverymom.com
Jenny Rapson is a wife and mom of three from Ohio and the editor of For Every Mom. You can also find her alternately griping and gushing about her kids at her own blog, Mommin' It Up. You can email her at jrapson@outreach.com, or follow her on Twitter.

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