One of the toughest choices parents need to make after having a child is when or if they should return to work.
It’s common to feel guilty for even thinking about going back to work. However, long gone are the days where one parent could permanently stay at home and live off the other parent’s wage. If you’re a single parent, you definitely won’t have that luxury. Therefore, it’s often more of a necessity for parents to work these days.
Or maybe you actually enjoy your career and it’s important for you to return? These days it is possible to be a parent and career person, yet there is still a lot of stigma surrounding working moms in particular.
Whatever the situation, deciding when to go back can be difficult. If you’re struggling to make a decision, below you’ll discover everything you need to know, along with some useful advice on choosing the right time to go back to work. [Read more…]