+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 32
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    on a sandy beach!
    Posts
    6,418
    Thanks
    338
    Thanked
    2,217
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs Snowman View Post
    Attachment 85924

    I saw this on Facebook this morning. It perfectly articulates how I feel about my current role (registered nurse) and future role (midwife)
    I wish I could find a career like this that I loved

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to monnie24 For This Useful Post:

    Freyamum  (04-11-2016)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    1,881
    Thanks
    1,521
    Thanked
    972
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I find it important to contribute to our family financially. For me it is also very important to be able to support myself! What if DP was injured and could no longer work? What if he passed away? Left? I wanted to leave?

    I by no means am a big earner but I feel relieved knowing I could support my family solely if need be. I come from a single parent family so maybe that's why.

    Also I 100% love the adult interaction, mental stimulation and continued learning/improving of skills.

  4. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to GreenMama For This Useful Post:

    Barnaby  (31-10-2016),ExcuseMyFrench  (02-11-2016),KitiK  (02-11-2016),Little Miss Sunshine  (03-11-2016)

  5. #13
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    2,855
    Thanks
    1,100
    Thanked
    2,646
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I love it, and if the only way to stay in my profession was to do it for free I would.

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    1,246
    Thanks
    526
    Thanked
    1,102
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger

    Default What motivates you... to work?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs Snowman View Post
    Attachment 85924

    I saw this on Facebook this morning. It perfectly articulates how I feel about my current role (registered nurse) and future role (midwife)
    I love the diagram and I feel like my role is right on the purple dot. I'm an environmental engineer, I love what I do, the world needs it (I assume you all put something in the bin today, flushed the toilet or turned on a tap), I get paid and I haven't been fired yet so I assume I'm ok at it.
    Last edited by DJ Nette; 31-10-2016 at 21:09.

  7. #15
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    8,214
    Thanks
    5,680
    Thanked
    4,756
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 17/4/15100 Posts in a week
    I hate my job but I love going to work.

    What motivates me?...

    - keeping my career alive

    - me time

    - great colleagues (makes up for having the worst boss ever)

    - feel like I'm contributing in some way other than being a mum and a wife

    - social interaction

    - I get to eat and pee and poop in peace

    - DS gets to spend time with his grandparents one day a week

    - a reason to do my hair and make up and dress in something not so daggy

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to A-Squared For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (03-11-2016)

  9. #16
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,282
    Thanks
    476
    Thanked
    596
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by GreenMama View Post
    I find it important to contribute to our family financially. For me it is also very important to be able to support myself! What if DP was injured and could no longer work? What if he passed away? Left? I wanted to leave?

    I by no means am a big earner but I feel relieved knowing I could support my family solely if need be. I come from a single parent family so maybe that's why.

    Also I 100% love the adult interaction, mental stimulation and continued learning/improving of skills.
    All of this!

  10. #17
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,678
    Thanks
    179
    Thanked
    354
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Thanks everyone

    For me it's about keeping my career alive, the chance to work in an interesting job, helping others and meeting lovely people.

    Juggling work is with children is hard but this thread has given me some perspective as to why work is good for me.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to CookingMonster For This Useful Post:

    A-Squared  (31-10-2016)

  12. #18
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Posts
    20
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    3
    Reviews
    0
    Honestly, I hate my job and only stick it out to provide to the best of my ability for my son. I wouldn't mind a new job but I don't think I would last as a SAHM, would be great for a week or two though.

  13. #19
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13,069
    Thanks
    9,846
    Thanked
    12,957
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 9/1/15Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 7/11/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 3/10/14100 Posts in a week
    - necessity $$ to pay bills
    - necessity - I would go nuts if I was home with the kids 24/7
    - need to be mentally challenged
    - need to make a difference/impact in the world

  14. #20
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    6,111
    Thanks
    937
    Thanked
    4,635
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Probably not what you're looking for; but if I could stay at home til my youngest was in full time care/school then I would. It's unlikely we will be able to afford this but it's my ideal situation. I intent to continue my career once they aren't home every day.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to MrsTugs For This Useful Post:

    LaDiDah  (03-11-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. have I gone back to work too soon?
    By turquoisecoast in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 09-09-2016, 14:46
  2. How do you make it work with work?
    By twentysomething in forum Fertility Treatment
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-04-2016, 21:55
  3. Anybody work in Community Services?? (Alcohol/ Drugs, Youth Work)
    By Shells85 in forum Working Hubbers - Employed
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 30-01-2016, 19:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Be In Blossom
Keen to up the intensity of your exercise after having your baby but unsure how? New physio-led Bootcamp Workshops aim to bridge the gap between low and high intensity training, teaching ways to reduce pelvic floor load in gym and bootcamp settings.
featured supporter
Life Fertility
Life Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF specialists offer professional, holistic, personalised options for the treatment of each patient’s specific needs.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!