Local moms share how they decided to work inside or outside the home

Kristy Reichard reads to with her children, three year old Brooklyn and seven year old Devin. Reichard is a stay-at-home mom who tries to keep her children busy and always learning.

Kristy Reichard reads to with her children, three year old Brooklyn and seven year old Devin. Reichard is a stay-at-home mom who tries to keep her children busy and always learning. Photo by Julie Smith.

Everyone — and their mother — has advice about how to be a better mother. And when you add the question of whether Mom should work outside the home or stay home full time, the advice can even get more pointed.

Either way, motherhood is work, so we spoke to local moms about how they’ve decided to undertake this noble profession.

Read these feature articles in their entirety, featuring the stories of several local mothers, in our newspaper or e-Edition for Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011.

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