At the beginning of the summer I asked, what are your summer plans? Now that the kids are headed back to school, I’d like to ask the same thing. What are your plans?
Just like there were options for WAHMs at the beginning of the summer, I see several options as the kids head back to school:
- Business as usual
- Gear up
- Slow down
Business as Usual
These WAHMs keep their work schedule constant throughout the year, perhaps using childcare during the summer months. Because they didn’t slow down during the summer, there’s no need to gear up now. Or, perhaps the kids are too little to go to school, so back-to-school doesn’t mean a schedule change for the family.
Now that the kids are back in school, these WAHMs will be going at full speed with their businesses. Having the kids at school allows you to have several more hours of work time each day, and you plan to use every minute of it!
You’re a homeschool mom or a student yourself. Now that classes have started again, you’re busier than ever. You plan to slow your business down and take on fewer assignments so that you can get it all done.
How about you? How are you affected by back-to-school?
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