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crazycatlady5 Wed 18-Oct-17 12:47:55

Shamelessly posting for traffic!!

Any virtual assistants out there? Or anyone with a direct sales franchise? I’m keen to try to make either work but worried about the risks.

DD will be one in January and it’s so hard to find a part time job confused

buckeejit Wed 18-Oct-17 12:49:21

Wfh sucks. Although I plan to leave my PT job soon to child mind so maybe dont listen to me!

KatyaZamolodchikova Wed 18-Oct-17 12:54:24

I am WFH today. I have had to cave in and put the heating on as it’s brutally cold.

I also forgot to get lunchy bits as I usually pop out at work, so I have no clue what’s for lunch.

I prefer working in the office —and so does my heating bill— but the car is in the garage today so home working it is.

gentlydoesit89 Wed 18-Oct-17 12:58:15

I'm wfh today too. It's nice as an idea and I get a lot more done, but as a single parent by 7pm tonight I'll have cabin fever and crave adult company. Couldn't do it everyday!

crazycatlady5 Wed 18-Oct-17 13:03:40

Don’t get me wrong the ideal would be to get a 3 day a week job but they seem very few and far between, starting to panic!

OllyBJolly Wed 18-Oct-17 13:07:45

I WFH when DCs were young. The only benefit in childcare terms was lack of commute. I still had to pay for childcare as I couldn't WFH with children in the house. (Boss wouldn't have bothered but I couldn't have done the job and looked after DCs)

ZigZagIntoTheBlue Wed 18-Oct-17 13:18:50

I work mostly from home and I'm struggling - no colleagues, a demanding toddler in the day, sit down to start my paid work at 8-9pm so very little downtime and going out for an evening wrecks my schedule!

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