My good friend, Amy, wrote a letter to the mama who is freaking out that she isn’t doing enough. It is SO good — especially in light of what we’ve been talking about around here recently.
While I think earning an income from home can be a wonderful thing, I don’t ever want it to be done at the expense of the more important — the people who live in your home, your health, your marriage.
Here’s a snippet of her amazing post:
You are doing enough.
YOU ARE enough.
Making money from home amid the already full everyday is an amazing opportunity. I know, because I’m doing it and I have been on various monetary levels with a few different streams of income since I left my teaching job 11 years and 4 children ago. It is a gift to be able to work from home, full or part-time, contributing to the family income.
The trick is to make sure that gift doesn’t turn into a burden. A longing for more. A taunting, insisting that you could do more and be more without the weight of what’s right in front of you. If only…