How to Pursue a Career with Children


Some people, women in particular, were once forced to see marriage as an end to their careers and their aspirations. Happily, that is no longer the case. Current women liberation movements, combined with the demands of modern societies, are providing women and moms with the chance to develop their careers well into their motherhood. What’s even more exciting about this social change is that there are certain arrangements within modern societies that make flexible, tailor-made work far more accessible.

So how can you pursue a career while also being a full-time mom? This article provides the answers so that you can join the list of the most powerful moms.

It is Your Choice

Sometimes juggling responsibilities can be challenging. You might have left work for a while and found yourself unable to picture yourself in an office again. But overcoming such a challenge and achieving what you want is an exercise that enriches you as a person. Responsibilities can be tiring, but they’re also character-building.

When you make the choice to pursue your career, give it some time and see it as an adventure, not additional stress. You can choose the right balance and enjoy your home and your work life.

Cooperation and Understanding

Your decision to pursue your career does not mean that your children will receive less care. It is a choice that would be meaningful to the whole family, especially for your own self-esteem and belief. Cooperation and understanding is the key to establishing the redistribution of tasks within the family. Keep in mind that when you give more of your time to your career, that means you would bring resources to the family, and to you as a person. Nannies and day-care are both prominent and accessible options for moms who would like to work.

Plan Your Time

Continuing with your career after childbirth can shake things up a bit, especially as you settle into an entirely new lifestyle. As such, you need to organize yourself, keeping time to avoid organizational mishaps.

Planning for your daily and weekly regime might seem a little regimented, but for busy moms who’re spinning multiple plates, it’s an absolutely vital skill that’ll help you remove the stress from your busy and productive life.

Search for Flexible Jobs Youll Love

One of the remarkable things about the internet is that, more and more, it’s linking us up with exciting, flexible opportunities for work that we simply didn’t have access to two decades ago. This has been a relatively liberating phenomenon for parents who’re looking to downgrade the time they spend at work in order to spend time with their children, or parents who’re looking to share out the paid work they do in order to bring their children up in an equable home.

You can search online for all kinds of jobs, salaries and skills. If you are a vet, then there is the ability to find a job that suits your requirements. Vet jobs can be found on specialist websites that can link animal lovers up with their dream job; by using such sites, job descriptions are clearly outlined, meaning you can see if there is flexibility included. Whereas creative freelance jobs are only some prospective applications away.

Jump-starting your flexible career as a mom is made infinitely easier when you have access to the World Wide Web.

Moms who’re looking to work need look no further than the advice in this article, where you’ll be able to find tips to construct the career of your dreams while being a mommy, too.

About Author

LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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Nga Williams
Nga Williams
4 years ago

You must train the children and train their memory. I recommend this resource . It will help you choose the optimal amount of text. Children should be able to retell the meaning of short essays. These texts are useful to you for writing creative works in school.

4 years ago

Great article! I am a mother on maternity leave and also came face to face with the question of what will happen to my career. I just studied at a driving school ( and my instructor advised me to create my own online store, which is what I am doing now. I am very grateful to the driving school for the knowledge.