Redefining SAHM - New Name, New Image?

Recently inspired by the story of a good friend who publicized her career choice to stay home with kids, I re-wrote my Linked In profile. Purely because it makes me proud to see an accomplished, successful career woman like my friend, make this choice, I wanted to share some ways in which the choice to stay home with kids might be seen as a continuation of career, rather than a departure from the same.

This is what I came up with:

Home Creation and Innovation Leader:

  • Leads development of values-based vision for family growth

  • Devises family growth strategy from values and vision

  • Leads implementation of growth and development strategy in collaboration with all family members

  • Researches human growth, development, and education and continually revises growth strategy as relevant

  • Maintains awareness of local and global issues to cultivate relationships and build connections to community

  • Develops and tracks relevant metrics of family growth in line with values and vision (e.g., #1000hoursoutside challenge per year, fundraising for women's mental health