I’ve been on work release from baby jail for almost five months now. Having a break from the kiddos a couple days a week is good for all of us. And now that I have Google Play, I like being stuck in traffic even more. Hubs said that even though I’m ridiculously crazy busy, I seem happier now that I’ve gone back to work. My client keeps extending my contract, so I’ll keep letting them pay me.
My client has also tried to recruit me several times, but there is no way I would give up owning my own business. (Unless Hubs suddenly lost his job tomorrow, in which case, I would crawl on my hands and knees and beg them to hire me!) I only work twenty hours a week, but get paid like I work forty. I set my own hours, I pick my own projects, and I don’t get caught up in the office politics because I don’t actually work there. And I still get to be home with my boys three days a week. It’s a pretty rad deal.
Being a part-time working mom with two small children means constantly being pulled in different directions. Finding balance is not easy, and I struggle to find time to accomplish everything. But here are a few ways our family makes it work.