stock-photo-39450844-pensive-woman-working-at-homeWorking from home can be fun and awesome because of the benefit it offers. It can be a dream for many mothers but the reality, it is not for everyone. Deciding whether this is good for you or not requires you to thoroughly  check  things. There are some pros and cons to  consider first before jumping into this innovative way of working things. Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages:

Pros

1. Flexibility

You are not bound to an 8 to 5 regular schedule. You can choose any day and time to work according to your needs.

2. Less Expense

Working from home does not cost much since you do not need to buy formal clothes and spend on travel and food expenses.

3. Independency

    If you work from home, you are your own boss. You will set your own deadlines and you work according to your convenience.

4. Enormous Opportunities

You can make money online in many ways and options. Internet is full of opportunities, you only need to grab   something which fits    your personality and interest.

Cons

 1. Distractions

     All of the distractions at home can make it difficult to concentrate on the work. Other distractions may include  household chores such as laundry, dishes or even watching television. There's one more thing your kids can also   be a distraction :). 

2. Health Care Benefits

    Working at home often means working as an independent contractor, which means you are not an employee of the company. And normally, health care benefits are not being offered.

3. Government Benefits

  There is no SSS and Philhealth shared contributions as such that will have to come out from your own pocket.

4. Isolation

Anyone who worked from the corporate world becomes accustomed to talking with co-workers, discussing work and even personal life. But when you work at home, you will lack this social interaction. However, for some it is replaced by chatting with other people who also work at home. For some, the isolation may result in a mild depression that at the end they will choose to be in an office environment.

Now that you know its pros and cons, assess what type of person you are, how you work best and present your situation to turn its disadvantage beneficial to you. So, is working  from home right for you? Then, good luck on this journey. Yes, there are challenges but it is worth pursuing if you think of the reason why you are doing it!