I think you also need to consider the value of staying in the workforce. It may not be that easy to get a job in five years time. You will have outdated skills etc. just something to keep in mind.
I do really feel like I'm sick of this job. I've had it for 8 years. I kind have always felt i was going to be stuck there forever, and this could be how break free and later find something else.
I understand jobs aren't always that easy to come by and I'm not making my choice by haste. I really need to think about the pros and cons.
DH & I <3
DD 2 years old
DS born July 2013
Lolakitty - fur baby
I work full time and when I found the calculator I nearly died- after child care, petrol and tax (I work 10 min from home so hardly spending a fortune on petrol) I am working for $500 a fortnight more than if I was a full time Sahm mum. That's with working weekends and the kids in crèche 3 days a week instead of 5.... If they were in crèche 5 days a week of loose money by working
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