This job is not working and I need a plan, I keep applying for new positions, part time, or closer to home. I just do not know how to get through this struggle. But there are times that I cry inside and my heart aches because I would so much rather be looking into my children’s faces and hearing their laughter and seeing their smiles throughout the day, rather than dragging myself in this rat race of a career that I’m stuck in. =). It might be a good WAHM option for you! My husband loves her and does a wonderful job, but he is not called to be a SAHD…he misses working as much as I miss staying home. This is where God has placed me and He is always good and loving to His children. Thank you for this. I feel called to be a sahm but cannot afford it right now due to paying off loans taken out for my husband to finish seminary and other financial responsibilities. But I purposely chose to focus on the positives during that time. So here are my tips to survive as a working mom when you want to stay at home: Be Picky About Childcare It is hard enough leaving your little one. While it’s hard being away from our family, we can see God’s working through everything! With him having a more flexible work schedule than mine, he stays at home during the day with our son. I pray that you might be able to sah one day. I will never get those first few months of my little girl’s life back. I am 20 years younger than most and feel left out a lot. Thats how we must view this situation. It has been SO incredibly difficult. While I missed him, I didn’t worry about him because I knew he was being loved like no other! This beautiful, hardcover book gives 100 of my best money-saving tips in bite-sized, easily-digestible chunks to help any mom curb spending and create more income for her family. Raise the kind of person you'd like to know. I want to be home! So, in the evenings after scrambling to get dinner on the table and nurse him, it’s almost time for him to go to bed, so I feel like I hardly get to see him, and it kills me. How much of my decision making rests on what I think others expect of me? But people do it, and talking to other moms who’ve gone back to work … Having a career does help ease the burden of guilt. Forced2workmom, I so sorry for your pain. I have been able to be home with our son for two months now and God made a way for me to work 12 hours a week from home for my old company. I can truly understand it. I am going to start working full-time next week because I have gotten into pretty bad debt and owe the IRS this year. There is not enough time in the day to do it at work. I take that back…I never thought I wanted kids. Thank you so much for sharing your story. Thank you, again. Many of my friends did it, and I know countless other women who did it. Because all of us, deep down, know that our roles as wife and a mom trump our role in the boardroom. Now this does have one benefit: I will be home with our children during the day. Using links to these sites means I may earn a percentage of the purchase at no extra cost to you. , Girl–I could never forget! I miss her so much. There is no growth in this job, and no new challenges. Erin, great article. Even though we knew it would be short-term when I went back to work, it still wasn’t easy. What a blessing! Writing this was really therapeutic for me as I reflected on that time–and it made me realize what a treasure it is to be home with my babies each and every day! And the weekends I am scrambling to try and get the house clean, dishes done, clothes washed, so on and so forth. Amazing post! To make matters worse, hubby and I both work nights, with no immediate possibility of switching to day shift. Meet Natalie! I am honored you read my blog, Brittany! It's messy to keep your head above water when your ceiling falls in at 3am and you have to just get up and on with it. But my heart breaks when I am at the office on long days and my sweet husband doesn’t think it will ever be a reality for me to stay home. Ready to ditch overwhelm & create the healthier home you desire? Thank you for this post even though it started ages ago. You are not alone! I just know that I know that I know, that I only have these few years with my son before he goes to school and I want to make sure he and I had time to learn and grow together in the Lord. We’ve cut back on everything we can possibly think of, and I’d still need to make $2,000/month to make ends meet. He doesn’t understand and is concerned about the college education costs, retirement and he doesn’t wants to work until he is old. There you are blogging about it. My husband and I sat down with the bills all listed out and we are weeding out the uneccesarry things. What a great story! Thank you for this article I am struggling so much now. Reading this and the comments above both made me cry (because I relate so much!) I have been working from home for many years now and now need to go back into the office. Nearly impossible some days. I feel like I need to be strong for the both of us in this as he seems to be so defeated but it’s been difficult. I will be back in school next August to complete my student teaching and will have to leave Layla and Cain full time for one semester. As much as I would still love to be home, this is our reality right now, and it’s necessary for my family. . It’s nice to know we aren’t alone! Thank you for taking time to share with us and know that you are touching many lives! Thank you so much! As far as taking care of your home and family, here is how I have learned/am learning to look at it: people may think being “keeper of the home” means that you are physically at home, keeping it in order. In fact, one morning per week a small group of us would gather before school and pray for each other, our families and our students. Dear Erin, I love this post. I went back to work when he was seven weeks old. Others I just see now with the benefit of hindsight. These ladies were and are (although our communication now is minimal) dear, dear friends. I was EXTREMELY fortunate to have my mom as our babysitter. Here is my biggest piece of advice for working mothers who wish they could stay home or go part-time: PRAY!!! I feel it myself recently… I find myself whispering the same questions into the difficult nights of the last few months… “What’s it really like to be a working mom? Our Lord bless and keep you. I was a working mom as a teacher for the first 6 years of my son’s and 4 years of my daughter’s lives. So encouraged by what I read. Those words made it feel like it was safe for me to want to go back to work and that I wasn’t a bad mom for not wanting to spend every second with my baby. This is exactly how i felt each and every day for the past 16 months. This month my husband had his hours dramatically reduced at work (like working only 5 hours per week) so I am having to look for another job (when I JUST left a wonderful job) I am sad, angry, and frustrated all at the same time! So, I concluded the school year in June and took this leap of faith into the SAHM world. I went to school for this job, and I still feel that way. I am praying for wisdom, peace, and for the guilt to go away. Thanks for your blog! As it turns out, we can pay extra on our mortgage and pay it off in 5 years instead of 9. My husband works nights and weekends so he’s home with our kids during the day. Keep on keeping on, Erin! I am sorry for knocking childcare, I have been to many quality centers, and nothing is as good a quality as mom or dad or family. My job is gracious and allows me three pumping periods, which I use to nurse my baby girl (I live very close to my job). My husband lost his job three months before our oldest was born…that was just over five years ago. My son will three months old in a few days. I’ve just had my second baby 2 months ago and it looks like my dream job is about to lay me off. I enjoy helping, healing, spreading God’s love to my patients, and it allows me to come home and give that much more to my sweet little toddler boys. This post gives me hope that I will be able to find the positive and recognize how God will use that time to grow our relationships (with each other, as well as others) and me, personally. We need to eat certain food at certain times, there are even times to use the bathroom, and every part of the day is scheduled. I cried while reading it and all the comments. My husband has health issues that prevent him from working, although thankfully he is taking care of our daughter while I am working. It sucks. … That will definitely be my prayer!! On September 1 I left full time work to be a SAHM. One moment at a time. Will there be this continuing suffering every day, month, and year after year? Any suggestions? This post is timely. How To Be A Happy Working Mom Learn Time Management Skills: This is SO SO extremely important for anyone, but especially when you are a working mom. We make mistakes and don’t fallow Gods plan; but just like the potter can make the necessary adjustments along the way. Erin thanks for this post. Can’t say I have any good co-worker relationships there though! Be Blessed. It's a journey. Thanks so much for posting your experiences for us because it is a real encouragement. Hi! I’m so sorry, Bobbie Jean! My husband started his own business a year ago and still had no paycheck. Thanks for sharing your journey and tips! Praise God! On my marriage? I just want my little girl, honestly. But I have neither. This is exactly my situation right now also. We find ourselves still asking what it’s really like to be a working mom… thinking we’re doing something wrong. I am grateful that I have a job, I am. I am stuck at this job too to get health insurance. Thank you for writing it. Even with three daughters at home. God has completely changed my heart and I’m SO excited to be a stay at home mom starting next month. View Feedblitz, 21% of us never make our beds in the morning, 55% of us only get 5-6 hours sleep per night, 65% of us are somewhat or very likely to swear at something or someone each morning…. I am struggling with the thought of not having my income, but I know this is what God wants for our family. At first, I was SO offended that my husband suggested I pick up an extra day at work. Breaks my heart, not fair. I found your post on Pinterest. You are not less than or greater than. Our pastor preached about the temptation of Christ this past weekend, and one thing he said was, “No matter what situation you find yourself in, God has placed you there.” That really challenged me. Oh, Melissa…I am so touched to know this post and the comments have given you hope! Keep praying, girl! We all know we are doing what is best for our families, and we will only cherish those moments with out little ones all the more when we have that precious time with them. I make too much money to stay home, per Hubs thinking. Remember, God is the crazy one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am very thankful for the job God blessed me with. Childcare choices will look different for every family, but it’s key to find one where you feel your child will be comfortable and loved. Anyway…trusting God has always been in my best interest, so not stopping now. I just found your blog Erin when searching for advice for Christian working mothers. I learned a lot from her unofficial mentorship during that season. So I did. I am due in May and will have to return to work in August. I’m so sorry, Deena! I was working part time at a job that I loved. Alby. I had to find another job, and I had to find one soon. Then God surprises me with a baby, due any day, and here I am grieving because I can’t stay home with him. Thank you for the post, I am struggling with this so a lot! *Note: This post is not to put down working mothers. I feel like I know how to *do* work better. Felt like I’ve missed so much of their lives. With Prayer, communication and proper planning it can be done. I am so happy to have found this post. My husband has been the stay at home parent for two years since our daughter was born, but now I just really feel called to come home. I have enjoyed reading it and all the comments. He wants to be working more and to be able to provide more so that I can be home but hasnt be able to find a steady job in order to do so. Some daycare centers are even located within the same building as companies. I also stuggle and try really hard not to resent him. I pray for it often. I have to focus on the positives as I drive to work every day, and realize how blessed I am that I was able to find a job while we were in need. But I am aching to just stay at home and focus on raising my kids, especially now that my oldest is getting to school age and experiencing speech delays. When my husband and I got married, he was a student and we lived off my income. God knows your heart. Unfortunately, in our circumstances, my income is paying the bills. I have always felt that was my calling, but life happens and I end up working. I want to be a sahm. Subscribe to our parenting newsletter. More Gifts for Working Moms. It is very encouraging to see that there are other mom’s out there with the same desire, but do what is needed to help take care of the family at the time. We will see. Most of us work because we have to. I am serious – talk with God about why you want to stay at home.Every day I would pray, “God, you have put this desire to be home with my son in my heart. And saying goodbye to my sweet little babe tore at my heart. I know this was posted some time ago, but I read it just now and I appreciated it very much. I am so blessed that God put this on our (mine and DH) hearts. Maybe it is because all the moms ... Read More about 6 Reasons Why It’s Okay To Be A Working Mom Then I got pregnant… so for a few months, we were without an income because I was on mat leave and he didn’t yet have a job. Still, he wants to work and is having a very difficult time finding anything that could remotely support us- I want so badly to stay home with the girls and enjoy life with them while they’re small. I love my job but feel I am losing time with my kids. Knowing my babies have health insurance and the meds and things they need, that keeps me going through the pain and all the tears cried. I have three children 4 and under. What impact is this having on my family? I am not alone!). But our recent evaluations of our budget have proven it will be impossible. Others are able to find a great in-home or even stand alone daycare facility. I accepted it. It’s no secret being a working parent in the pandemic means doing multiple jobs at once. Thank you so much for allowing us, as readers, to peer into your life and learn from your wisdom and advice. Thank you for the encouragement. Although I’d sometimes choke down tears while driving to the school where I taught ESL, once I arrived I would be greeted by some of the most amazing, godly co-workers. Hey, at least I will have dental insurance for the first time in eight years. My kids are now entering the school years and my dreams of raising my kids is becoming more and more unreachable. I’ve been praying to be home for 3 years straight and I’m hoping that maybe this will be God’s answer to my prayers. (Still working on that part.) And, yes, it can be a great deal of fun. We are a big, government funded center. However, if I can offer a word of encouragement – God’s ways are not our ways and His thoughts are higher than our thoughts. My husband and I have our first baby coming in July and I want him to have an amazing relationship with our kids. It makes me so sad and often I feel trapped and depressed and alone because no one seems to understand what I’m going through. I can’t talk about it at home because my husband already feels guilty and like he is failing us. I hope you see this dream a reality soon! ... We Want to Hear From Working Moms. I feel like it is my calling but we just cannot afford it. I had her over Christmas break between semesters of year one of grad school, she went to daycare part-time while I did internships my second year, last year she went to daycare 3 days a week while I worked, and this school year both her and my second child are going to daycare 3 days/week while I finish up working ( I had to work for 2 school years to complete my education). The information on this website has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease. Occasionally, my husband even brought her to me at work to nurse during my lunch break, on his way to take her to the sitter’s house. Develop a plan on how you can stay at home and then work toward that goal. They are only young once…. This post speaks to me. I work full time. I went from being a happy person to being the most miserable I have been in my entire life and being depressed all the time. , Hi there, My husband and I plan for me to stay home next year but I didn’t feel right about leaving mid-year so here I am. It has to be with over one hundred small children in one building, but it seems unnatural to me. Sometimes moms have no choice. We are talking and praying and talking and praying…and praying and praying and praying. I was unemployed for four months and we were already in so much debt. She loves the person that takes care of her and even gives her kisses on the cheek. You are great moms who endure long days and parenting challenges, just like stay-at-home moms. You may think you can barely afford it, but often when there is a will, there is a way. He was saying that life’s situations are a molding process. I just found your website today and am so happy I did! However, doing the best job possible takes away from my own daughter. This was a great post to read. It’s hard to make changes, but I want this more th an anything and I’m praying for God to help me release my hold on the lifestyle that I am used to and help me to embrace the lifestyle I want. That’s when I have to go back to, God is always good. and didn't realize the battles they'd already fought that day to … Here are the reasons why. Here you are again! Feeling this was God’s will. I would breastfeed my baby right before I left for work. I Want And Don't Want To Be A Working Mom. I just know we can not afford it at the moment, that’s our fault for poor planning I pray daily that god presents a way for me to stay home with my baby and allows me to have just one more. I’ve always prided myself on this. But the major drawback is child care. I love this story. You bet. It really encouraged me in my current situation. Last month my family made the leap for me to become a stay at home mom. But that still doesn’t take the desire to stay at home away. I know this post was written sometime ago but I just ran across it. But I don’t think there is enough shared and said on why it is okay to be a working mom. A school that has a 1:12 or even 1:10 is a DEAL breaker, trust me, even with the most well intentioned teachers and directors its just too many children (3-5 year olds who need a lot of support/ comfort/ redirection/ attention) to individually give the deserved and needed amount of support. I desire so much to be at home with my girls! I know this is an older post, but I needed it on this very day! Most importantly, I want to shout to all of the next generation (not just my kids) to AVOID BUILDING YOUR LIFE ON 2 INCOMES; IT’SA NASTY TRAP!!!!!! We ended up both going back to work, trying to juggle childcare (with the help of his mom). retirement and college education funding)? I am a full time SAHM and am constantly thankful for this opportunity to be at home. One choice at a time. I so wanted to be home with my family but we couldn’t afford it at that time. I work out of necessity right now and am trying to develop a solid plan to get us out of debt so that by the next baby, I will be able to stay with my little bundles of joy. We’re both unhappy and are praying that the Lord makes a way for our vocational roles to be reversed. I have 3 kids and it breaks my heart that I dont get to be more invloved in their lives. Yay! During that time, our daughter stayed at an on-site center while we attended classes. The kids are OK. After a year at home with your baby, it can be hard to imagine balancing all that with a job. I love that God brought me to your website today. We have started homeschooling after God showed us that was what our children needed. I’m very thankful that I stumbled across your blog! God bless!! Also, realizing that sometimes God allows us to go through the refining fire of life to help us lean on him and to appreciate what we do have. But like your situation, it brought my husband and daughter so much closer than I ever imagined possible. Watching our daughter helped Mrs. Pat see in person the different stages her granddaughter was experiencing at the same time. Because what's more important anyway? I wanted to stay in the working world because it’s what I knew! I will never get that time back and my husband doesn’t seem to understand. I’m grateful that someone in the church recognizes that some married women find themselves without choice. Thank you for your post. But you know what even if it doesn’t I know I am blessed, that God loves my family and that we are in his care. And its hard not to be angry at moms who can stay home and choose not to. I would say to just pray, pray, pray! This is my same situation, only my husband is not working (currently looking). I have been praying so much for months but I feel lost. Gut wrenchingly familiar. Thank you for this post. I have a 2.5 month old and a 3 year old. On the other hand, if you want to stay home with your kids, try to ignore external pressures to do otherwise. I still hate it. I can completely sympathize with having to work and wanting to be a SAHM. your absolutely right. )…but until then I’ll keep praying that my husband will easily find a job to make it possible for me to stay home! Now, newly single it has been a struggle emotionally leaving her at daycare, and financially struggling to keep my finances afloat. I am glad to find so many moms who feel like I do. I’m recently married and while God has blessed me with a good job and my husband has his dream job of teaching at our churches high school, I’m the breadwinner. Another BIG help is that when my little men are in elementary school they will be in my daycare with me! To see my oldest son continually out-grow his clothes and shoes and knowing that I don’t even have $5 to go to a thrift store to buy him the clothes he needs. Dropping the ball. I worked only 2 days/week with my first child, which was such a blessing because it was the best of both worlds. Thanks for reminding me that God can do anything and we need to remember that it is his timing and not ours. Keeping the faith, and ever grateful for the encouragement! She has been in daycare since she was 6 weeks old and she is now 8 months old. When I told my husband my desire to stay home, he said we couldn’t afford it and that’s that. Thank you for this post! And CONGRATS on your baby! I was so happy to find this list of women who have the same struggle! God bless. Zeenat is a Medical Doctor on the front lines of Covid-19, Meet Amina, Director and Co-Founder of Roots Of Health in Palawan, Philippines. I’m fortunate enough to have a job with excellent benefits and that pays me pretty well. Not only that, but no one can love her like I can. That’s when I truly realized my desire to be a stay at home mom. I know I can’t just quit, but I struggle with doing something that I don’t feel is what I am supposed to be doing with my life and therefore affects my children and what I want for them. I am a stay-at-home mom right now, but there is a good chance that I am about to start a job next week because it meets my family’s needs. And to think you were still pregnant with Ella then! I truly feel that being at home would make our home a much happier place for all of us and help him to be more relaxed and thus an even better pastor than he already is. I am a working mom in Hawaii and I desperately want to be a SAHM. We do not have the blessing of family living nearby, so thankfully, while he’s looking, he gets to be SAHD. Always. I want to instill in my 2 sons the importance of being financially stable before seeking the companionship of a wife and the honor of being a father. It’s probably one of the hardest things to do besides being a mother to begin with. I’ve been a working mom for over two years now. Yes, it will be away from my mom and sister. I have been praying to be home for many years and I hope someday that it happens. If I have to work, I will do the best job possible, and I think I always have done so. The life of a stay-at-home mom can sometimes be lonely. <3. Good luck to all you SAHMs out there and even more for you working mommies. Thanks for the reminder to count the blessings that have come with being a working mom. It really is hard being forced to live in a two income household because of choices I made and didn’t realize at the time how me, my husband and my future children would suffer. I want to encourage them to finish their BA degree BEFORE marrage (cause school & kids don’t mix easily). My husband was in seminary at the time, and I was supporting our family. It is very encouraging. Currently, I’m on maternity leave returning on January. These are the kinds of things that employers and co-workers often (incorrectly) assume moms won’t want to, or can’t, take on, and they tend to have a big financial payoff. I too am a working mom who wishes to be a SAHM. It's hard on you and it's hard on your family. Our expendable expenses total right at $100 each month and we are debt free except our mortgage that costs less than most rent. But I know the Lord has a purpose in all this, and if it’s His plan for me to be home in the future, He will provide a way. Blogs, articles, chat rooms, friends, relatives all offer up the advantages to being a SAHM. I want to be there, helping her. Perhaps we should not, maybe it isn’t God’s will for us but overnight we all cannot quit just like that. His salary does not necessarily support that desire right now so I am dragging myself into work everyday. We say it was indeed God orchestrated because the woman–Mrs. Maybe I shouldn’t have thrown that out into the universe, but just trying to reframe what I see as a negative into a positive. My heart’s desire is to stay home when hubby and I have kids. I cried every day for a month when I went back to work after my oldest was born. It’s an awesome opportunity that God gave me, as I am able to bring in everything I make, and my children get a structured classroom and the chance to play with and make friends. Don’t let your degree hold you back. Having to be home out of necessity and not being able to provide in the way he’d like has caused him to really struggle with feelings of failure and what his role is in our family. SAHM? I suppose I’m not totally the target audience for this post (as I don’t think at this point I really wanna stay at home – for quite a few reasons that are in a separate post on my blog), but I was encouraged by this post. I learned so much from them as we’d encourage each other in God’s Word. As you stated, I will definitely teach my children that the choices they make at such a young age will follow them throughout their life. We went back to nanny for a while, then I was able to get a job at the daycare I had worked at prior to my firstborn’s birth. My kids are secondary. I know she enjoys school for the social benefits, because she is a very social little girl. I don't want to be a full time working mom : Im a sahm and my husband and i where talking about how other families operate. Unfortunately, that has not been able to be the case for the last year. Staying home was never an option and having to provide everything on my own for my little angel. If you have to choose center/ home care for now it is best to find a school that has low teacher child ratios, and ideally follows NAEYC standards which is 1:6. I have been blessed to have 6 months home with my little one (I returned to work for 4 months in the summer until I was eligible for my additional leave). Some went to other states and two to other parts of the world as missionaries. Thank you. 14. Hi Kaitlyn! My husband works crazy hours that allow him to take care of our 2.5 year old mostly but he doesn’t want to do it. Thanks for the advice http://bucketsorpipelines will lead you to information that involves everyday items like toothpaste, laundry soap, etc., that also has a business aspect (not the one you are thinking about). please feel free to email me with questions!! I pray this is a blessed season for you and you will have peace about going back to work! God bless you and thanks again! so again, thank you even from a mama who also desires to still work and also be at home , Thank you for the encouragement! I know I was very lucky these years but I am so unprepared. 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