There are so many difficult decisions for moms to make from the moment we decide to have our first child until the day our children decide to make their own way in the world as adults. One of the first big decisions moms need to make is whether or not to return to work. Many times this is not even a choice for women; like it or not, it's back to work after a few weeks of maternity leave. For those who have the luxury to choose, this can still be a stressful decision to make. There will be critics either way you choose. Just beware of your biggest critic... you. The best thing you can do is to try to quiet your inner critic and be realistic about your options.
Here are a few ways you can make it easier to decide whether or not returning to work is in your family's best interest (remember every family and each situation is unique).
Being a parent involves making tough decisions and doing your best.
"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."
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