It’s hard for kids to understand the concept that ‘mommy or daddy has to work,’ especially in the summertime when fun is supposed to rule. Of course you can attempt to get everything done early in the morning or late at night while they sleep, but that doesn’t always work out. I’m often asked how I work from home while caring for my own five children, as well as having extra kids over during the summer. Here are a few of my own ideas for making summer work for everyone!
I’ve worked at home since the first of my four children was a baby. Despite the challenges, it has been a perfect arrangement for me. It doesn’t work out for everyone, but it’s a situation definitely worth exploring. If you’re trying to decide if it’s right for you - before you take the next step - take some time to ponder these seven questions:
Working mothers today hold more power to make choices in their personal and professional lives than ever before. While that may be a positive outcome of the fight for more equality throughout past generations, women with too much to do, too many options and too much stuff often struggle to find balance and peace.
A home-based business gives us the opportunity to have the best of both worlds. As a mom, we can contribute to our family income and still be home with our children. Instead of making a choice that is black and white – work or stay home – some women have chosen to try out a world that is more colorful. Numerous women like us have considered starting a business at some point. The good news is, we are not alone.
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