- Built in babysitter. If Sadie is sleeping, I can run a few quick errands by myself. Yes ladies, ALL BY MYSELF. Enough said.
- The only traffic Blake deals with are the laundry piles in the hall.
- Lunch dates. Occasionally, Blake will take Sadie and me out to lunch. Even if we don't go somewhere, it's nice to eat as a family.
- No alarm clock. Blake doesn't have to be to work by a certain time so we arise when we are good and ready. We are very fortunate that Sadie sleeps in until at least 8:30 am.
- Someone to talk to is just a knock away. Sometimes not even a knock! I just barge into his office if it's really important!
- I have someone to carry the groceries up our three flights of stairs in the middle of the day.
- He can usually clock out by 5:00 pm. This means we can eat a early dinner and I have lots of help with our busy little girl.
Thursday, December 14, 2006
Whenever I tell another woman that Blake works from home, I get the look like, "Oh, I am so sorry. That must be horrible." Sometimes I play along but usually I will take the opportunity to explain the long list of benefits. Here are just a few: