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  1. says:

    May 6, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Fair enough! It took me a while to be able to say “I have work to do” with reference to my blog without feeling weird about it. I think it was once the (very very little) money started coming in for it. Until then, even my husband saw it as a cute little hobby (that he thought I should give up in preference of better writing gigs… not sure where those would come from though).

    I think on one hand, the question from other adults: “Do you work outside the home?” is more to create conversation more than anything. That’s slightly different than being labeled a SAHM when the reality is you are very much working from home. I think you have earned the right to be described as a Work-from-home-Mom.

    I do thank you for writing this. People have very little idea how much work we put into things like our blogs and other writing ventures.

    • rebecca says:

      May 6, 2013 at 2:44 pm

      Thanks Laura. Conversationally, you’re right, it’s easy enough to explain that I write from home. It’s these labels we’re all supposed to wear that are so much trickier.

  2. says:

    May 6, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    As a longtime hobby blogger, I have always said that I would love for my writing to lead to other opportunities. I fully realize that I am not working hard enough for those opportunities to come (let alone actively seeking them out myself). I admire everyone who is working hard and seeking those opportunities.

    Location should be irrelevant. It is a real job, and real work. Your site is a living portfolio of what you’re capable of, and links out to what you’ve done for paying clients. You’re not playing around. You’re running a freelance writing business. That’s a big deal and should be treated the same as any other freelancer or entrepreneur.

    • rebecca says:

      May 6, 2013 at 2:46 pm

      Thanks Melissa. I have had long hobby blogging stints myself and there is a real difference between writing when you are inspired/feel like it/have the time and posting several times a week.

  3. says:

    May 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    I always just say I’m a freelance writer. That I work from home, and that my kids are also there some during some part of my ‘work’ day does not diminish that. On the other hand, I completely changed my life around to be able to – yes – stay at home with my kids, so I’m completely fine with that moniker as well. Somebody’s perception of you won’t change the reality.

    • rebecca says:

      May 6, 2013 at 2:47 pm

      You see, I always thought you turned your life around so you could write more. But point taken about perceptions.

  4. says:

    May 6, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    HA! MOMD asked me the other day if there was anything I missed about my office job and I said “The cafeteria”! LOL True story! We all miss our quiet times.

    I think you would agree that I am not what you would think of when you think of SAHM. I mean, I have 3-4 businesses on the go usually and all of them doing very well. And yet, I self-identify as SAHM. Initially, it was a hard pill to swallow. To me, it felt like a term of “privilege”. And really? There ain’t no privilege around here! I think I chose that grouping because (a) I like having ‘a tribe’ and (b) I *do* stay at home, and my primary job is raising and organizing my family.

    Ultimately, labels be damned. My philosophy is just do what you love to do, and be good at it.

    • rebecca says:

      May 6, 2013 at 2:54 pm

      I guess my problem with “stay-at-home” is partly to do with privilege. The idea that you don’t have to work or that any money you bring is gravy instead of absolutely needed to make ends meet. I would definitely agree that I stay home and/or work part-time. But, as you say, labels be damned.

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