Statying at home and regular chores ...

United States
November 3, 2008 2:58pm CST
I prefer staying at home and taking care of the house hold chores like and cleaning and taking care of the kids. I really don't know how working women are able to manage time. Before marriage there is lot of time to work but after marriage things become different. We have to take care of a lot of things and so the extra time and energy seems necessary. But everyone may not be gifted to stay at home an njoy. Many may not like staying at home and doing the usual chores. Some women need challenge and financial independence. Hence they go for work. Your thoughts on this ...
4 responses
• United States
5 Nov 08
Hi I am a stay at home mom also. I tried doing real estate but was to stressed feeling that I wasn't doing anything to the best of my potential. I have since stopped and everyone in my family seems happier. I am not stressed therfore they are not stressed. I think the moms that do both have help and if they don't the are always on edge. I have friends that do both and they always seem unhappy with life. I think this is sad. They also expect more out of the kids to help with the house. I am not saying that is a bad thing my daughter helps me but I don't yell at her if she doesn't. I know staying at home drives some women crazy, we that do this are diffenately special. I feel that the extra stress is just not worth it. I too am thinking about working from home to earn a little extra and have something to do during the day when my daughter is at school.
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• United States
6 Nov 08
Hi, Thanks for sharing your experiance. It is a valuable information. Even though I had an idea to go out and work after my family commitment/responsibility is over, now I have made up my mind not to go out for work. I really understand the stress that we need to handle at home and at office. Hence, I am interested in family building than in shaping my professional career. When I put legs on both sides, I am sure I would stumble. Thanks for sharing your experiance and helping me making my mind to build a strong relationship and family which is the best and foremost. Cheers for a Happy mom and a happy family. Happy myLotting. Have a great day.
@Shar1979 (2723)
• United States
4 Nov 08
I am a stay at home mom. I don;t have problem with it as I manage to take care of my family and our home but I do wish to work too that way I could help my husband with the bills.
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• United States
4 Nov 08
Hi, I am also sailing in the same boat. I need to stay at home to take care of the family as well like to work to help my husband with the bills. So trying to make some money hoping that I could meet my grocery bill with the earning. I am yet to achieve my initial payout and have a long way. myLotting hopefully. Thanks for you response.
@nishdan01 (3055)
• Singapore
4 Nov 08
For women to work outside the home, there must be somebody to help at home. It could be parents, in-laws or even a maid. Otherwise things will get tough. My mother has always worked and managed home. But not having enough rest has many ill-effects on health other than house being not in order. It is a tough choice. Either career or home will suffer a setback for sure. One cannot sail in 2 boats at the same time.
• United States
4 Nov 08
Hi, me whole heartedly agree to you. We cannot me successful at home and office at the same time. Before marriage I was a working women achieving targets and facing challenge. Then after marriage I had to make this important decision. Work or Home and I opted to stay at home and am trying to make some money staying at home. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.
@sunshine4 (8709)
• United States
3 Nov 08
I agree. Some woman love going to work outside the home and others love staying home. I don't know how those who work outside of the house can keep things in the house under control. I would have laundry piled up, dirty windows and eat out an awful lot. I stay home and work out of the house. This allows me to keep my house in order while still working. There are times I think it would be great to get out of the house and work somewhere else.
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• United States
3 Nov 08
Yes. Me too wondering how working women who do regular jobs outside are able to manage the house hold works. Will have to discuss this with the women who go to work out and maintain a family. Thank you for sharing your views.