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If you're a mom, mommy-to-be, or simply finding yourself with baby fever, you might be wondering what life would be like if you could stay home with your children and contribute to the monthly bills. As if being a stay-at-home-mom isn't enough work on its own! But, it is 2018 after all, so why shouldn't moms be able to take care of their children and work from the comfort of their own home?

And with 43 percent, according to nytimes.com, of Americans working remotely for at least some of the time, career opportunities for SAHMs are only increasing.

Like any career opportunity, though, working from home has its fair share of pros and cons.

We'll take a look at them here - so you can decide if working from home is the right path for you.

1. More Time with Your Kids

What mom doesn't want to spend more time with their little ones?

One thing you'll want to think about when deciding whether you want to work from home or stay in the office, though, is that you'll be spending A LOT of time with your children before they're old enough to go to school and during the summer. Like, a lot of time.

They're going to want to play with you when you have conference calls or virtual meetings on your schedule. And, inevitably, someone's going to get hurt, and you may not be able to get to them right away โ€“ meaning they'll be crying somewhere, and you're probably going to feel completely helpless.

You may burn out, too. To avoid this, you need to have a plan regarding how much time you'll spend with your children during the day. Allow yourself (and them) to have breaks. Be sure to set ground rules so everyone knows what to expect.

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