Money magazine has an interesting article about a stay at home mom.
Addie’s daughter had a serious injury from a car crash. She decided to quit her job to take care of the girl.
After the daughter had recovered, Addie decided to reenter the work force. About trying to get a job, she said,
As weeks became months, I met other women like me who were taking time off to raise a family or care for a loved one….
Some had already started the process of trying to find employment after 3, 5 or 10 years out of the workforce, while others were just getting ready to begin career re-entry.
They shared war stories about sending resumes without replies. They joked about “rust” and creeping self-doubt despite degrees from top schools and previous leadership positions as managers, directors, even VPs. Read more.
Motherhood, the most important job in the world
An article in The Star says
I’m at the tail end of maternity leave, but for all intents and purposes I’m a stay-at-home mom. And at the risk of sounding like a broken record, it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life, and I should get a medal every day. Read more.
What the world needs now is more champions. It’s hard to raise a champion without a skillful, dedicated mother.
Being a stay at home mom can be stressful. One of the most important factors in minimizing stress: Try to make sure your children feel emotionally secure at all times.
One of the best ways to do this is to love your spouse. Aim towards treating each other with consideration and respect every minute of every day. The rewards will be tremendous.
Modern technology, opportunity knocks
With technology developing so rapidly, there are some excellent opportunities for these stay at home moms to work online. Forget about spending all of that extra money on extra clothes, beauty salon trips, etc. Forget about working long hours for someone else. Learn about having a business lead generation for yourself.