The Thing I Love Most About My Job

I have a few jobs.

I have the job of being a stay at home mom, and I have the job of working from home on the computer.

One is definitely the most important and the other one allows me to be a stay at home mom but also work outside the home, although technically, I’m not working outside the home.

{What other job would allow me to get all dressed up in hip new jewelry just to stay home? Too bad the effect is ruined with a super hero band-aid.}

I love that I can have a job that allows me to work with some pretty talented women and yet always be available to my children and husband.  When my kids get home from school I’m done working for the day and I can concentrate on all the things that need my attention like their homework and shuttling them from here to there, making dinner, origami, and underwater basket weaving.  Plus, I vowed when I was a child that when I became a mom, I was going to work just as hard as my children.  See, when I was a child, I was convinced I had the hardest job in the world.  I want my children to see that I’m not sitting home watching TV while they are slaving away at recess all day at school!!!!  I have important tasks to do like Facebook and Twitter updates, and let’s not forget the power of Google +.

All joking aside though, the thing that I love most about my job or jobs is that I get to do them from home.  I LOVE my home.  I love the feeling I have when I’m in it.  I love my cozy, comfy places, and I love feeling like the jobs I’m doing are helping my children become better, more responsible people.  I love that my job that requires online attention is helping to grow a site that is creative and beautiful and promotes moms that want to stay at home too.  I love that in my online job I work with amazingly talented women and that my “boss” has integrity by bucketfuls.

I am playing along with Mama Kat’s Writers Workshop this week and answered the prompt, “What do you love most about your job?”

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Comments

  1. 1
    beth confusedhomemaker
    Twitter: beths_confusion
    says:

    Personally, I think the superhero band-aid makes the outfit. But that’s just me ;)

    “I love feeling like the jobs I’m doing are helping my children become better, more responsible people.I love that my job that requires online attention is helping to grow a site that is creative and beautiful and promotes moms that want to stay at home too. I love that in my online job I work with amazingly talented women and that my “boss” has integrity by bucketfuls.”

    ^^ This, I love this. Finding what you love and doing it is so important in life. I hope more women {and men too} are able to carve their ways out in this world and love what they do.

  2. 2

    It sounds like you probably have the best job in the world…. and are one of the few who actually love what they do without question!

  3. 3

    This is a question I should not answer online as the hamsters who run interwebwheels will only report to the powers that be that I am disgruntled.

    I covet the work from home scenario. I hate that I am missing so much time from my kids’ day by the time that I get home and that they have to regurgitate their day after the highlights have already been given to daddy. I’m glad you enjoy what you do, Angie, and the people you work with. I will get there one day. Throwing staplers at my coworkers’ foreheads is starting to become way too hard to resist. Something’s gotta give before it comes to that because I am way too cute for jail.

  4. 4

    Oh, the bandaid just adds to the photo!

  5. 5
    Anna
    Twitter: mommy_padawan
    says:

    This is such a sweet post, I love hearing from people who are really happy with what they do. It’s awesome you’ve found such a great balance with working and being there for your family while getting to be in your happy, comfortable space – home :)
    Stopping by from Mama Kat’s this week – great post!

  6. 6

    Love this. I should have written to this prompt! I’ve been so busy getting used to my new work-at-home schedule that I didn’t get to the blog today. Boo.

    You look fantastic in that picture up there by the way!

  7. 7
    Kelly Deneen
    Twitter: kelly_deneen
    says:

    You are so beautiful! Love the photo. :)

    And you are very lucky to have the job you do AND that you love it.

  8. 8

    I do love working from home! Even though it’s sometimes a little hard to balance it all!

  9. 9

    You couldn’t have said it any better. I love being a stay at home mom and a work at home mom. Although you are a little more balanced then me :) Hope you have a great weekend : )

  10. 10
    noelle
    Twitter: jumpinbeans09
    says:

    love that you love what you do…
    and yes, i agree… bandaid rocks that outfit ;)

  11. 11

    I understand how much you love your job! You should be very proud of that sweet family you and your husband have created…with every post and every picture your love pours through. Thanks for sharing…I have missed being here!

  12. 12

    Awe…I have missed being here! You only have to look at the smile on your face to see you love what you do and the smiles on your family’s face show that ….You are good at it, too!

  13. 13
    Becca - Our Crazy Boys
    Twitter: beccascrazyboys
    says:

    I love this!!

    These are exactly the reasons why I only have 6 days of “work” left – I’ll be working from home by next month!

  14. 14

    Hello, everything is going perfectly here and ofcourse every one is
    sharing facts, that’s truly good, keep up writing.

  15. 15

    This ingsthi’s just the way to kick life into this debate.

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