B) If money was not an issue I'd stay home for a few years then go back to work. In my case though it's more like I'd finally start working I am about to finish my nursing school degree and I have worked very hard to start my career. I loved staying home with my babies but I can't do that this time. I have to go to work almost immediately.
Quit my job and stay home, which I already did/do with my son. I think it's a great thing to be home with them if you can when they are little. I do plan to work at least part time when they are in school though, but now is "kiddie time". lol
With DS I thought I'd never want to return to work but when he was around 10 months work offered me a part time position I couldn't refuse. I went back when DS was 13 months and he started creche. He goes 4 mornings a week for 4 hours and it's the perfect balance, for us. He's always been a very sociable boy but has come on in leaps and bounds since he started. I also enjoy the adult company and using my brain for a few hours a day.
When this baby arrives I'm hoping to stay at home until January 2012 and then return to work again. Only problem is my work contract expires July 2011 so I'm hoping that they'll offer me another job or else I'll have to go elsewhere.
If money was no object I would definately do A and when bubs was about 4 we'd travel the world and I would home school while we were away, before finally returing back to our everyday lives. I would have to do something when bubba was at school but again if money was no object I wouldnt go back to teaching 50 hours a week like I do now! I would do something creative and arty finally.
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