Help me wrap my brain around this
December 19, 2011 10:39 AM Subscribe
I currently work about 20 hours a week at my job while my parents watch my 18-month-old. Today I'm considering whether to apply for a full-time, telecommuting job -- it's kind of my dream job. (And yes, it's a legit work-at-home job with a national org!) Please help me decide!
posted by trillian to Work & Money (22 answers total)
To complicate things, at this point I don't know whether this job has flexible hours or if it's pretty much 9-5, M-F. I'd prefer not to take my son to daycare for the additional 20 hours, and I'm not sure if we could afford a part-time nanny. (No idea what it costs! I live in a small city.)
Is this even possible without securing more child care? Will I be stressed out of my mind if I do this? My husband works full time and has longish hours. Have you worked an at-home job with a toddler? My head is spinning (and you can probably tell from this question), because this job sounds wonderful and I'm excited, but I don't know whether the situation is workable at all. I haven't even talked about this to my husband yet.