…f the one place we all call home, earth — could do a better job at being more accomodating of this. For example, why can’t a plumber have their kid with them at work? Why can’t they drive around visiting people’s houses with their daughter or son? Only our mentality is stopping this in many cases. Even as consumers we have a place to play, to be …
For one thing, if I’m paying a plumber (to stay with your example) $80/hr to work on my house, I want him/her to work on my house — not attend to their child while on my clock. Plus, I don’t want the liability of their kid getting hurt at my place — my house isn’t “child-proof.” And I don’t want to have to babysit their child while they work.
In short, it would be unprofessional for them to bring their child to my house in that situation.