If you’re a working mom, you know first-hand that finding free time to engage in your favorite hobby, get some much-needed rest, or simply take a moment to reflect on the day’s events can be a challenge. However, it’s important that you establish as much balance as possible in your life. If you’re too stressed and tired to do your job, your performance at work can be affected. If you’re too exhausted to spend enough quality time with your children, you’ll likely develop a huge case of “mom guilt,” which will affect your work performance.
When you tell someone ‘I’m a stay at home mum,’ you will get mixed reactions. Some think stay at home mums are lazy, while others think of them as heroes who have decided to put their families first. Whatever the opinion, the number of stay at home mums today is at an all-time high and will most likely increase.
Parents are often faced with a hard decision about whether they want to continue working after children enter the picture. There are pros and cons to either scenario. Here are some of the factors that you should consider to help you decide if both parents need to work.
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Guest post contributed by Tracey Clayton
When kids come, they become your top priority and you need to devote them all your time and attention during the first years. This often means that regular employment is out of the question, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t contribute to the family income. Nowadays there are plenty of opportunities for you to make money without leaving the house. Here are some easy ways for stay-at-home moms to earn money and still enjoy every precious moment with their kids.
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