Why I Work
So, I am recently back at work from maternity leave from having my second, and last baby.
Oftentimes, when talking to coworkers, friends, or acquaintances, I am asked, “how are you adjusting to being back at work?”
And my answer?
“I am good!”
First off, it was never a question of whether or not I was going back to work. To enjoy my lifestyle, afford my new house in the suburbs, and support my bi-weekly manicures, I work.
To be a role model for my kids, I work.
For my own sanity and to be able to interact with adults who don’t have peanut butter filled fingers or call me Mom, I work.
To feel a sense of accomplishment, to be needed in a different way, and to feel empowered, I work.
And truly, I feel that for me, I am a better mom, because I work.
Oftentimes, on leave, I said to myself and to others that being home with two kids was a much harder job than the one I get paid for.
So, I am good!
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