Megan — Peanut Staff
Santa Monica, California, US
3 years ago

Life transitions

“Making the decision to go back to work when you’re a stay-at-home-mom is a tough one. Some of us feel judged to do so at different times, and some may never feel the nudge at all.” What are your thoughts on this article? Have any of you had this experience? https://www.popsugar.com/family/what-it-like-to-go-from-sahm-to-working-mom-46636412
Life transitions

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1 year ago

I am a stay at home mom and there are times I want to go back to work and then there are times where I don’t.

2 years ago

I also wish I could be a stay at home mommy. I want so badly to breastfeed and this has been a sacrifice. I thought we would be better off financially and I kind of resent that I could not have had at least the first year off. I hate that someone else gets to play with my babies and see their smiles.

3 years ago

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2 years ago

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3 years ago

When the girls were little I had no choice to go back to work. I had a high profile job and could not afford to give it up. Between a private nursery and family I made it work but I barley saw my daughters. The thing being is that I loved having a career. Now I have a balance, I have worked from home the past five + years. I am there for the school runs and after school trips. But every couple of months I also get a weekend away with my work to learn and spend time with adults. It’s not an easy adjustment as you need to be committed to the time but it’s given me the best of both worlds. I think as mums we have to do what’s best for us and our family. Every family is different

3 years ago

I had to work with my oldest since I knew we wouldn't be able to make it financially and my husband didn't have a good job then, but he does now! And we now have a second child. But I feel like we are back in the same boat where I have to go find work again just to keep our heads above waters... as much as I don't want to, but we can't keep struggling to find ways to pay the bills only on his paycheck and I feel so horrible because he's been wanting me to stay home with the kiddos... and he's told people that I'll be able to stay home and when they find out I have to go back to work, he told me it'll hurt his pride :( I don't want to do that to him... I'm torn.

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1 year ago

Please reassure him that it better for you both to take care of your family than impressing other people. Also, you are doing a great job too, you are giving you are supporting your family financially and you shouldn't feel guilty about it.

3 years ago

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