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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Stuck Between Two Worlds - Working & Staying Home....
For all you working mom’s out there do you ever feel stuck between two worlds? Or is it clear cut for you??
Do you work because you have to and if suddenly you didn’t have to you would quit in a heartbeat and be a full time stay at home mom?
Do you work because you want to; even if money were no option would you still work because being a full time stay at home mom isn’t for you?
Or are you like me? Which means you don’t really know….
I mean I know….. I know I work because I have to, in the sense that the lifestyle that we desire requires me to work. I know that I really, really like my job and very rarely dread going to work. I know I like my days at home. I know I’ve spent too many days at home and have gotten downright stir crazy and am sooooo ready for work. I know that I’ve been so eager for time away from work that I’m counting the days until I get to be off and just be at home. I know that some mornings even though I’m not dreading going to work I think how delightful it would be to be home all the time. I know that when exciting, wonderful things happen at work, when I have bigger accomplishments and feel like I’m making a difference in the county I live in I wouldn’t want to be home all the time for love or money. I know that I miss Hubby terrible most days and often think it would be fantastic to work with him in some way.
So I guess you can see I don’t really know at all…………….
I consider my “two worlds” a blessing – I obviously love both worlds and when you have two loves you can’t ever really choose – it’s never really a black and white answer. You know like if someone said you have to choose between bacon and cheese – you must pick one that you are never allowed to eat again – how could one possibly do that?? When both are so very life enriching??? Yeah you know – just like bacon and cheese……………