By JJ on The Financial Graduate
I had my baby boy just over a year ago. As anyone with children knows, having a baby is life changing. It makes you think about things in a totally different way.
Since having my son I’ve thought a lot about how challenging it is to juggle all of my different roles as mother, wife, friend, daughter and employee. How do you find balance working full time, raising a family and maintaining your relationships?
The 8 Hour Workday
This balancing act is made even more difficult by trying to work it around the traditional 9 to 5 workday.
Working 8 hours a day, 5 days per week in an office does not make parenting easy.
It does not make grocery shopping or going to a doctors appointment easy.
It does not make the commute to work easy.
It does not allow the average parent to volunteer at their child’s daycare or attend a field trip as a parent chaperon.
The 8 hour workday just doesn’t work for the average working woman with child(ren).
Honestly, I don’t think it works for the average family…Read More