“I can’t wait to have kids because to me, THAT is my career path.
I don’t have an idea as to what I want to do when it comes to the classic working world because nothing appeals to me more than raising a family and being a good wife.
My idea of hard work consists of raising children and being the best wife and mother that I can possibly be. Sure, that doesn’t compare to working in a factory, making concoctions in a lab, or crunching numbers all day, but in some ways, I think raising a family is more challenging.
For a long time, I thought I knew what I wanted to do as a career path. I toyed around with at least two different ideas at all times – sometimes more. It wasn’t until I had a taste of each career that I realized I have no clue what I want to do with my life – except have children and raise a family. Honestly, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.
This decision of mine does not mean that I am not capable of holding a ‘standard’ job. I’m sure that if I wanted to, I could become an accountant. If I worked hard enough, I could be a nurse. I could do anything I put my mind to, but what I want that to be is a mother and a wife.
The challenge of raising children in the ‘right’ way is enough of a challenge for me. When becoming a mother, you sign an invisible contract that instructs you to raise a child in the best, most moral, and most loving way that is humanly possible. That, in itself, should be listed in the Yellow Pages.
I can’t wait to be a mother because I’m not sure I want a job. The idea of working a 9-5 is not my cup of tea. There’s a saying that goes ‘Do what you love and love what you do.’ To me, that means chasing babies around while my floor is scattered in Candy Land pieces while PB&Js wait in the kitchen.”
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