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    Default SAHM even with kids in school full-time

    Is there anybody else out there who plans to or is a SAHM even with kids in school full-time? I still have 2 of my kids in my care full-time with 1 in school full-time but I don't really have plans to do anything once they are all in school? I really struggle in work places so I think the most I could ever do was possibly part-time work but I don't have any career ambitions and I love being a SAHM. Anybody else in the same boat?

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    I think if you can afford to do it, are happy to do it , then do it!!! Good luck )

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    I have no plans to go back to work. I have six kids, one in uni, 4 in school and 1 at home.

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    Circumstances allowing that's my plan. I had a full time sahm until I was 16, my mil was too. My dh and I both think there is a benefit for us to having a parent at home even once children are at school. I only have one dd 18 months old so far so schools still a way off but I plan to help at the school and maybe do some volunteer work in the future.

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    Thanks for your quick responses ladies! Obviously if I'm working the money is helpful but we do just fine on DH's wage. I've always felt like Home Duties were my calling, I love cleaning and organising. We might be starting a family catering business with my in-laws in the future so that would be a bit of work and income for me but still home-based which will be good! Nice to know I'm not alone!

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    I'll be staying home after the kids are in school. I do plan to ask about volunteering at the school though (canteen, classroom helper, excursions etc.).
    I'll be doing drop off and pick ups without a car (school isn't too far away), during the day I'll still have plenty to do at home


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    My youngest starts Prep next year. I don't have to go back to work and really don't want to. But I've just started as an ENJO consultant for some extra play money for holidays and renovations.

    Finding it very exciting and motivating to be out and about doing different things after being a SAHM for 9 years.

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    Ill be working a few days but only from 9.30-2.30 so I can pick him up and drop him off as I also want to be home in the afternoons

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    My DH and I discussed this recently as our youngest goes off to prep next year. Ill be staying home as long as I am able. We live in a remote area, and DH works long hours and often away from home. I love to be able to volunteer at the school, attend parade for special events etc. Ill probably do tuckshop duty as well! At present there is no real benefit to me getting a job out of the home

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    I'd love to still be at home at least part time when my kids are in school because I want to be one of those mums that helps at the school, works in the canteen etc

    If you can afford it and your partner is happy with the decision too then why not.


 

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