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While the benefits of working from home are many, it is not for everyone. It takes a certain set of personality traits to navigate the pitfalls of a being a work-at-home mom.

And while it is not necessary to have every single WAHM personality trait when you start, you'll need to work on developing them to be successful.

So be honest. Working at home with kids is hard enough as it is. Don't expect to undergo a complete personality change too, or you and everyone around you will be miserable.

So ask yourself these questions.


January 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm
(1) Jen says:

Great list. I would also add, Can You Stand the Isolation? Working from home can be very isolating, and some folks just can’t seem to adjust to that. No matter how hard you try to keep in contact with coworkers, clients, or your boss, it’s never the same as working in an office, with all the background noise and chatter.

October 18, 2012 at 9:36 pm
(2) Karen says:

I want to warn anyone considering partnering with arise, not to do it. I worked for a financial institution for almost 20 years, I was recently laid off. I saw arise as an opportunity to be home with my kids and earn an income. I was so wrong. Their system is inadequate to put it nicely, they never pay you correctly and their support as far as PF’s, tech is awful. Everything is done through chat and nothing gets resolved. This company is a scam!!!

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