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ohshithowdidthathappen wrote: »
Agreed, it’s definitely all relative.
Did an extra shift today, added bonus was that as I was at work, I didn’t spend any money!!
I currently have 3 sources of income;
1) is my profession which I earn the most for hourly, but don’t really enjoy (£1000 a month for 15 hours a week)
2) a retail job that pays very little, but I have no childcare costs and I don’t pay NI. Together with perks (discount) this means I take home the same a day as job 1) and earns me £300 per month for 8 hours a week
3) my own business that doesn’t pay much, but I can do it around the children (the other £370 a month for 10 hours a week)
All my childcare costs £300 are incurred through doing job 1).
I constantly waver and tweak the balance between the 3 roles and the current above scenario seems to earn the most relevant to the hours worked.
I dislike job 1) enough that I don’t really ever want to do more 15 hours a week in it, so when my little one starts school I may have to look for a different job. That’s a while off though :-)
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