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Are you cut out to work at home?
For many women, working at home has become a viable alternative to rejoining the daily grind - you can be at home
for your children, while still contributing to the household finances. Plus, it's a breeze, right? No
stress, no dress code, no boss to speak of, and you don't have to worry about office-mates drinking all the
Well…maybe not. I've been working from home myself for two and a half years, and can point to a laundry list of hurdles a mile long. Working at home is terrific if you can muster the self-discipline and family support necessary to succeed, but can - and will! - be quite a strain if you can't. Is working at home right for you?
Miserly Moms discusses the problems and benefits of working at home, and asks some pertinent questions to help you decide. How much time can you realistically devote to the work? Do you have the discipline to buckle down and work to a tight deadline? What expenses are involved in working at home? Will your family be respectful of your work space and understand that even though you're at home, you're working? The article is helpful and realistic, without being discouraging, and handles a complex subject in a straightfoward manner.