Back when I was a corporate working girl, my working mentality was much different than it is today. The hours that I spent at the office were endless. If I needed to come in to deal with a problem in the evening or on the weekend, I did – on a regular basis. When I took a fifteen minute break, I spent it perusing the latest additions to the Nordstrom shoe collection. All in all, my life didn’t just come second to my job – it revolved around it.
Everyone has their own reasons for working from home. For the majority of WAHM’s that I know, they want to have a career that is balanced with their life. They want something that’s flexible with their family’s schedule, something that doesn’t keep strict 9-5 hours. For some, it means the opportunity to work part time on their own terms. For others, it means working full time – but still on their own terms. For me, it was a combination of all of these things. I wanted to do something that was flexiblewith where we were at as a family. I wanted the opportunity to be around for my family, to create my own hours and work a little more creatively than most. Most of all, I wanted to have the time to watch my kids grow up without completely sacrificing my career to do so...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project