Monday, July 20, 2009

Difficult decision

Steven and I have made a difficult decision for me to take a year or two off from work and stay at home with the babies. I had every intention of going back to work because I loved my job and financially we thought it would be better for me to work. Well after Collin came home and we had a few sleepless nights we realized how difficult it would be to work and function both day and night. Originally our hope was to find someone to come to our house and care for the babies but that did not work out. Our next option was to take them to a day care in town but it was difficult to find a day care with openings for three babies plus we would spend our nights getting bottles, etc ready for the next day and our mornings would start early to get everyone packed up and where they needed to be. Although I will miss my job and know we will have to budget a little more I don't think it is a decision we are going to regret. I am so excited that I have this opportunity to spend this first year with our babies and think it will be a very rewarding job!

7 comments:

Kristie said...

You'll love it. I've pretty much been a stay at home mom for 6 years now. They grow up so fast & it's so enjoyable to watch them through all their changes. I feel as long as you are able to stay home it's well worth it

Jess said...

Good for you!!! I think you have made the right decision for you guys and for the babies. You will love not missing ay moment, I am sure. Enjoy it and know that your career will be there when you're ready for it. :)

Kim C said...

I'm so happy for you! We will miss you at school, but being a mommy is much more important!

mom2lg said...

Adrienne, I think you will enjoy it. I was a sahm for the first 2 years with Layla and would do it all over again. I know some days you will long for your life pre-babies but cherish all these moments because they go by so fast!
JANNA

Anonymous said...

You will not regret this for a second! That time is so precious. I was fortunate enough to stay home with my babies for a couple of years. Things were financially stressed a little, but it was more than worth it! Congratulations!

Cindy Wellmann

Jenn said...

it will be a sacrifice you will NEVER regret! I am so happy for you...I too, will be out for a year and home with Brooke, and I am SO excited to be here for all of her 1st year moments! What a blessing. Just remember, God will provide.

Anonymous said...

Best decision you will ever make, and I know this from vast experience. There is NOTHING like staying home with the kids.