Most people feel that stay-at-home mums have a easy and fulfilling life as they are away from the stress at the workplace. But according to a survey conducted by Aveeno, mothers believe that staying at home with their baby is harder than handling a full time job! Now who would've thought that a pint sized human would make your taskmaster boss at work feel meek in comparison?
In the study, 31% parents said that staying at home was harder than working; 55% agreed that having a baby was hard work and 20% agreed that it was difficult. The respondents were mostly new parents and these answers were irrespective of whether they had help at home or not.
Why does this feel this way? It could be because:
But ask parents if they would have it another way, and the answer is a refreshing, “no” as the love they feel for that tiny human being makes it all worthwhile.