Even today, a lot of women choose the path of becoming stay-at-home moms, although most of those women have a high degree of education. Sometimes it is a choice because they want to be at home with their children, other times it is for financial reasons as a lot of families to not have the means to hire someone to take care of the children of pay high daycare fees, and other times it is also because of tradition and social norms. 

As a woman, this family-career dilemma is something that I inevitably think about, even if I am nowhere near facing those types of decisions (I do sometimes over-think). Personally, I have come to realize that I never want to stop working. I have seen my mom make a lot of sacrifices for my brother and I, and as much as I respect and I am grateful for all of those choices she made, I never want to make those sacrifices myself.

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