ESSENCE Poll: Would You Consider Being a Stay-At-Home Mom?

With so many options and ideas about what modern motherhood should be, what's your take on staying at home to raise your children?

Modern motherhood is a concept that has many faces. From the mom-on-the-go to the stay-at-home mom, there are many ways to raise a family. 

A recent New York Times article on stay-at-home mothers in New York noted that many highly educated women opt out of the work place and chose to "run their homes like C.E.O.s."

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Although this may not be an option for some women and simply not desirable for others, there are those that feel that it is the best bet.

So how do you feel? Would you consider staying at home to raise your children or do you prefer the benefits of both family and career?

Would You Consider Being a Stay-At-Home-Mom?
No, I love my career too much
Yes, it's my dream
It depends on my family's situation
Total votes: 235

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