Hi I need help making a major decision...Here's the scenario, I am in a professional career, the youngest in my field, make a nice income and could go on to do great things. I have 2 young children...a 1 year old and a 4 year old. I miss alot of work b/c of health problems with the kids,etc. My husband has a very good job and makes enough that bottom line we can afford to go down to one income but if we do that, then we have no discretionary funds. Right now we have a couple thousand extra every month so we would take a big hit with the discretionary income. If I leave my field, I will not be able to go back into it later on, these jobs are few and far between so that is a big concern. Any advice, has anyone ever done this, any suggestions, tips, websites to consult,etc? I love my kids and want to spend more time with them but they do tend to drive me batty after too much time together! :)Answer Question
Answer by FPCLisa at 1:22 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:33 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
Can you afford a nanny? I was a nanny and was able to care for the children when they were sick. Mom or dad would come home initially to take them to the doctor but I was there caring for them afterwards they usually just slept anyway. The children I watched were raised by mom and dad with a little help from me. Kids thrive in a home where there is love whether there is a parent home all day or night. You obviously love your kids and enjoy working. I would find a nanny who can be home with the kids even through illnesses. I am a SAHM and cannot go back to work now because of the economy. It really sucks. My son is in school full time, my home is spotless and I am bored. I would keep the job.
Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
Answer by rocamom at 1:46 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 2:09 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
There are a few career advicer partners on HomeCareerSuccess.com. There is also a HUGE list of companies that may even hire you to do what you did before from home!
I dont know what it was you did, you'll have to check out the site.
The best to you.
Answer by IraqiVetWife at 5:58 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
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