I have been doing some light job hunting lately.  Just kinda seeing what else is out there. Don't hate my job, it's fine for  close to house, not too hard, nice people (my dad ;-) )  But I just got offered a Bookkeeping job and it would be paying me more than enough to make up for the drive.  Eventually (w/i the next year) moving me to a manager position and heading up transistions to new software and paperless office (of which I love that kind of stuff).  I have missed being a manager for a long time.  The only thing is I would be working full time and there would be terrible traffic.  But my kids are high school age and oldest is about to be driving so me being home isn't needed as much.  Grandma is close by and would help on the occasions dad couldn't get to them.  Part of me really really wants the job.  Other part is scared to death.  I haven't done this much in a long time.  Would be nice to be able to pay bills though.  Man I was hoping writing this would clear my head.  But not as much.  I think I am just nervous about the responsiblity.  Not that I haven't done it before but it's been about 8-10 years since I have. 


UPDATE:  Just thought i would update my post.  Took the job.  While I do HATE the drive I love the job.  Its a bookkeeping job and I am very quickly inheriting all the bookkeeping.  I don't think it will be long before I am hiring my assistant.  Especially if I take over payroll and sales tax returns.  I may need to do some reading on that as well.  There are a lot of aspects of bookkeeping I havent done in the past since I did more small clients with a lot less income.  These business and trusts that we keep have tons of investments and such.  So I am getting to learn a whole lot.  That is always good.  Eveyrone at the office is great and very helpful. 

I can't say enough about what all my husband has steped upto doing.  He is a saint, while he does get frustrated with the schedules of our girls, he manages to get it all worked out and his work done to. 


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Aug. 1, 2008 at 11:44 PM

I think you are going to find it hard to go full time.  The girls are used to you being there for them and you will miss it.  On the other hand kids aren't cheap and I am sure the money would help!  Just knowing you I think you might be happier with something less than full time.


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Aug. 3, 2008 at 5:44 PM

Well I have decided to take the job.  It is exactly what I would love to do and I am getting paid way more than I would have ever dreamt to ask.  My girls are big enough to start taking responisbily for themselves now and it's not like if everything starts falling apart I can't just say forget it. 

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