Last Halloween, I remember sitting on my couch holding my tiny 6-week-old son next to an old friend. His sister had a baby right before I did, and in conversation he casually said to me “are you so ready to get back to work? My sister can’t wait to get back to normal.” I wasn’t really sure that I understood what he was saying! I could not imagine leaving my son alone all day, let alone being excited to go back to work. Even more, I couldn’t imagine anything in my life being “normal” the way that it had been before my baby was born.
Hey all! Today I am excited to share another guest post with you. This one is from Sarah over at Baby Brain. Sarah is a fellow working mom, and just like all of us, she acknowledges that being a working mom comes with some downsides. (If you’d like to bond over those, check out my post 10 Things That Suck About Being a Working Mom.) Today we are going to focus on the upsides. There are definitely some great things that go along with the hardship. Keep reading to see Sarah’s post: 5 Reasons I’m Okay With Being A Working Mother.
One of the biggest decisions for a family to make when having a baby is if both parents go back to work after baby comes. For some, the choice is obvious. Some moms and dads love their careers and wouldn’t think of leaving them. For some, especially us mom, the choice really comes down to our current financial situation.
Social media is definitely changing the way that we all shop, and it seems like multi-level-marketing companies, aka MLM’s, are becoming more popular by the day. These companies allow families to have one parent work from home, watch the children, and still provide an addition to the family income. Some of them do it full time, and some of them are working in addition to another job.
Direct sales, multi-level marketing, and network marketing companies are everywhere right now! It seems like everywhere you turn on social media, one of your friends is trying to sell you something, right? While sometimes these companies get a bad name from the “product pushers” out there, direct sales companies are a great way for moms to make extra income, socialize, and have a job while spending time with their little ones. This post will dig into 10 of the best direct sales companies for moms.
Between mom brain, missing your kiddo, and the added responsibilities at home, it is totally understandable that a working mom can be a little scatterbrained. It can be hard to keep the balance between your work life and your home life. Some days it is hard to stay focused and motivated at work – especially if you don’t want to be there at times. If you are anything like me, you have 105738 moments throughout your work day where you have to stop and go “ok, what was I doing?”
I love that our society is supportive of the mom bosses in our work force. It’s great that women have the opportunity to have a career and a family. Some women really love doing both and would be absolutely miserable if they felt forced into being stay at home moms. In the interest of honesty – I am not one of those women. Whether you are a career-driven lady or are just working to pay the bills, I think that we can all agree that there are things about being a working mom that suck.