We all work hard, but being a work-at-home parent definitely has a unique set of challenges. It is a role that is often misunderstood. So today, I am setting the record straight and speaking for not only myself, but for the other work-at-home parents that I know.
I am going to share a few things that we really wish people would understand about the job that we do each and every day.
1. I don't "just" stay home.
So many people refer to those of us who work from home as stay-at-home parents. There is definitely a difference. I am not saying that stay-at-home moms and dads aren't working incredibly hard, because parenting is a freaking hard, full-time job. But doing it with a pile of work and deadlines on top is totally different. Sure stay-at-home parents have a ton of other jobs to do during the day like laundry, cooking, etc., but the world isn't going to end (in most cases) if that laundry has to be pushed back until tomorrow. When you have work deadlines, you often can'tRead More »from 8 Things Work-At-Home Parents Want You to Know