Christine O'Brien via Care.com
You've already made one tough decision: You're going back to work after becoming a mom. But will a part-time or full-time job be best for you and your family? Take the stress out of this decision by checking out the benefits that each option can offer.
"Working moms who are happy in their jobs like earning money, being productive and having influence, just like all other happily employed people do," Carothers says. If you take into account your own personal and professional goals as well as your family's needs, you'll make a decision that's best for all of you — no matter what your hours are.
Think you might be interested in part-time work? Check out these 12 job ideas.
This article originally appeared on Care.com.
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