As children you would often have realized that mother plays the most important part in your overall development, both your studies as well as your extra curricular activities. When your mother is a working woman, you might have missed some special things that most of your friends seem to get almost without much effort.
As a young woman I had always considered career as the main personality for a woman, however when I became a mom, my preferences changed, I wanted to be with my child more than anything else. Career seemed like a small part of my life, but still I enjoyed the financial security my career or job gave me and hence did not want to totally be a stay at home mom.
Most of the times (especially when I have difference of opinion with my husband) I think I should take my career seriously so that I can prove that I am that person who had left all success to have a happy family, to keep my children safe and cheerful, to make my husband tension free and content when he returns home.
However this feeling does not last long. When I get home late from office and see my children on the bed watching some TV program which I would otherwise not have let them see by engaging them, or when one of them falls sick, I more than anything want to be at home.
But somewhere in middle I always have an inner yearning that I could have shined better in a career, and when I feel so, I begin thinking of working towards it. When I begin taking those steps though, I start getting confused of what will happen to the future of my children, who will take care of them, how they will grow up into successful individuals, especially in this problematic era where children are not safe even in their own homes.
I think this is not the plight of me alone, there are a number of ladies out there who are equally confused and sometimes depressed at the way the coarse of life is taking them, and are still not able to decide as to which is the right path to take – career or family.
Well I put forward this question to all those ambitious, yet content ladies, tell me what would be right decision to take for a woman – a career that brings accolades to your name or a happily growing child who would grow into a successful person and a happy family, come lets discuss.
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