Have you thought longingly about being a stay at home mom and even being able to work at home and earn an income? With the economy being the way it is these days, you might dismiss it as wishful thinking. The truth of the matter is that working at home and raising a family is not for every one. But if you’re determined, taking small steps now and developing the right mindset can put you where you want to be quicker than you think.
Don’t forget that you’re doing this for your family as well as yourself, so involve each family member early on. Even toddlers can understand that things can change and learn to adapt. Whether you’re married or a single parent, raising your family on your own terms can be well worth the inevitable sacrifices, but every one needs to be on board and supportive of your work at home goals. Set aside the time to discuss your plans to work at home, rules to live by and any contingencies with your mate and your children so that every one has a role that they can complete successfully.
If you’re ready to get started, take a look at some resources geared toward creating your own work at home business or income. This can give a some ideas for future endeavors or can get you going on the right path to self-sufficiency and financial stability as a work at home parent.