Further to the post about your man's job... What do, or did, your parents do?
My parents are university lecturers, my dad is retired now though. Now you go!
Dad's a former CEO of a major plastics company, ~10 years ago he opened his own and now if owner/CEO of his plastic company.
My mom was a SAHM until us kids were school aged, now she's a teachers aide at the local elementary.
My dad is a meat cutter at a grocery store and my mom works at a factory that makes cables and other parts for military applications.
Dad is a firefighter and mom does medical record coding
Dad is a Forestry Contractor - Lumberjack/planter/tree-related things - he started out collecting logs as his first job at 15, and at the age of 21 he went into business by himself - he's now got a really succesful business, employing around 50 people and with contract over the UK - all my brothers work for him, and one is his business partner - I'm really proud of him.
Mum was a childminder, but now looks after adults with various levels of mental disabilities - I admire her for doing the jb she does. She's often on the receiving end of violent behaviour by her clients, but she just dusts herself down and gets on with it.
My parents have given all us kids a strong sense of work ethics - which I'm grateful for.
Father - left when I was two and is now on wife #4. Last I knew was that he was a taxi driver but never claimed it so he didnt have to pay child support.
Mum - was a nurse. Is now on disability
My parents are both psychiatric nurses..
My mum works in insurance, and has done since she was 16 years old. She has done project management, sales, facilitating, IT, brokering... and other insurance roles. I've always admired her for being hard working and her value of work and professionalism inspires me
My Biological father works in IT.
and my stepdad is a truck driver (currently a dangerous goods/ petrol tank driver)
My Father is a retired Police Officer- Anti terrorist unit. He now does chauffering to get a bit of extra cash as you retire in the force after so many years service rather than age and hes not yet eligiable for his pension.
My mother has worked part time for as long as i remember because i have a disabled brother. Before she retired she worked in a school for disabled children. I admire her for doing this for work and when she came home from work.
My parents are both primary teachers (ages 5-13).
My dad is a partner in a law firm - he specialises in employment law and mutuals - and my mum is a radio producer for the BBC
Dad is a computer something.
Mum was a midwife, recently went back to school and is an Early childhood teacher
Step-Mother works in a book and gift store. I think she is a manager?
My mom is a real estate broker and my dad used to install sprinklers but retired from that and started his own construction business.
My dad works as a manager in the FAA. Also, retired Navy.
My mom works at Walgreens.
My hubby is a firefighter paramedic :)
My dad was a university admissions counselor, and my mother was QC for a plastics company that made car parts for Ford (before they moved their operations to Mexico), then worked at a grocery store, and now she works somewhere else, but I have no idea where except that it's a factory.
My Dad is the GM for one of the offices of an oil and gas firm. Mum is a retired physiotherapist.
My dad is a retired carpenter who still gets into mischief by doing odd jobs for friends and neighbours...
My mum was a SAHM, now she's my dad's carer and she volunteers at the local Salvation Army welfare centre. She helps process clients and looks after all the donations.
My mother is a federal crown attorney specializing in drug manufacturing, smuggling and trafficking.
My father is a senior partner in the largest Canadian law firm, specializing in civil litigation.
I'm super proud of both of them, they are the hardest working and smartest people i know!
My father is self-employed contractor...my is deceased.
My Dad is a retired custodian for the school board in my hometown area. He worked at my public school since I started in '87, and then moved on to the high school when I was away in college. Now that he is retired, he works part-time at Walmart... he would go stir-crazy not doing anything, and the little bit of extra income helps for all his golfing excursions, lol.
My Mum is a deadbeat who is too lazy to do anything, and collects welfare. She's the scariest, strongest woman I know, and could show-up many men, but she'd rather smoke pot all day, and complain about people who have more than her. My two sisters have adopted that way of life, as well, sadly... I supported them financially for years before I wised up.
My dad is a musician and my mother works as a part time book keeper for a shitty ass company and is also a tax preparer for H&R block during tax season.
My dad has and does work in upper management of multiple large food production companies (General Mills, Unilever and now Parmalat).
My mom was a stay at home mother until my brother and I were teenagers, and now cleans houses. They are divorcing so she works full time elsewhere.
FH's mother was a stay at home person (sorry, refuse to call her a mother) and has been since her kids were born and still is despite the fact that they've all but one moved out, and the one remaining is in college all day. His father is a retired drama teacher.
My dad was forced into early retirement by inter-company politics and the bad economy, but he used to be the administrator for the OB-GYN department at a major hospital. My mom is a grants administrator/business manager for an international research center. She handles about 30 million in grants.
Essentially both of my parents are managerial accountants, and that's what FI wants to be too, I''m surrounded. In fact FI has his first day as 1st assistant manager today, I'm so proud of him.
My mother is a Registered Nurse.
My dad is a Senior Credit Officer with a national bank. My mom is a Social Worker for the county, working with elderly and disabled clients.
My mom worked in banking and my dad works in IT.
My father was an IBMer for years and then retired. He ended up going back to work for them as an independent contractor for about 12 years and then retired again.
My mom was a buyer for a local department store.
My first step-mom was also an IBMer.
My current step-mom is an emergency room doctor.
My mom is a retired Middle School Principal and my dad (technically step-dad) is President of a drug discovery company focusing on development and commercialization
My dad deals with finances and stock and my mom designs house interiors. They are like night and day, lol.
Dad owns his own construction company. (I work for him)
Mom is a CNA.
Step mom is a truck driver for my dad and is a stay at home grandma(:
My Dad is the CEO of the family business
My mom is a housewife
My Dad was a partner of one of the big 4 accounting firms then became a CFO of a beverage company. Now hes on the board of directors for an Oil/natural gas company. He's a CPA.
My mom was/is a SAHM
My dad is the director of a state agency department. My mom is a dietitian.
My father was an electrical engineer for the DOD and my mother was a SAHM until we were in high school, then she worked for years for Hallmark. My father is now a contractor for the DOD and my mother is my childcare provider for my beautiful daughter (bless her heart!)
My dad is a professional photographer (been featured on major digital outlets) but we are estranged.
My mom works for a very large health insurance provider. She's an analyst. More than likely, her company covers your company. Been working there since before I was born!
My dad was a computer engineer. He is now deceased.
My stepdad is a police chief.
My mom worked in medical billing before she married my dad, then she became a housewife.
My mom is a teacher. She worked for 12 years as a teacher for deaf children, and then when we moved when I was a kid she got a job working in a private school teaching 2nd grade. She tried getting a job in deaf ed. but the public schools were on a hiring freeze. She has since been at that school for 15 years. She now teaches social studies in the middle school, and it is very much her passion. My soon-to-be stepfather is an eye doctor, but he actually specializes as a developmental optometrist, working with children in diagnosing and treating vision problems that interfere with reading and learning.
My father used to be a Hillel director at university campuses, but now works at a different community organization. He may soon have a new wonderful opportunity, but we'll see. My father's partner is a retired librarian.
My dad is in construction, currently installing windows and such for a big box home improvement chain but has done lots of drywall, painting, etc.
My mom was a homemaker for many years, now she's the housekeeper at a bed & breakfast.
My dad is the supervisor of our area's branch of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). He used to be a federal mine inspector before moving into the supervisory role about 15 years ago.
My mom is a currently a postmaster, but has went back and forth between that and working in marketing at our region's district USPS office.
My father is a national accounts manager for a large chemical company. My mom and brother and I joke with him about how his job description is basically "selling plastic" but obviously there's a whole lot more to it than that!
My mother was a stay at home mom until I was around 13/14, then she opened up an in-home piano studio. She now has around 20 students and is involved with the state music teacher association.
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