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As a work-at-home-mom, you probably feel like you are constantly juggling two different roles. As a devoted mom, you love spending time with your kiddos. And, as a successful home-based worker, you are great at staying on top of projects. While your mom life and work-life stay pretty separate, your vehicle can embrace all that being a WAHM entails.
Instead of choosing a generic Mommy Mobile that’s kid-friendly or a fancier car that is ideal for driving clients around town, select a vehicle that does double duty.
With an exterior that looks like an SUV and an interior that functions like a minivan, the Ford Flex is a superb choice for a WAHM.
Your kids will love the rear-seat entertainment system and a refrigerated console in the second row — perfect for keeping sippy cups fresh — and your clients will appreciate the comfortable seats and smooth, quiet ride.
As a smart WAHM, you will like the affordable price — the Flex starts around $29,000 — the decent gas mileage and the ample storage space in the back.
Every Traverse includes six airbags, which appeals to your safety-minded mom side, and a third row that can seat adults comfortably. So if you occasionally carpool with your clients to work-related events, it’s nice to know that the folks in the backseat don’t have their knees up against their chins.
And, the car’s innovative Bluetooth connectivity allows you to conduct hands-free conference calls with clients and your kids’ teachers.
The 39 cubic foot cargo area safely stores your kids’ sports equipment, which means you won’t have to scramble to remove their stuff before picking up clients. A blind-spot monitor keeps you safe on the road, and a backup camera is a standard feature.
The Sienna is also comfortable for both the driver and passengers and the car’s Safety Connect system offers emergency and roadside assistance 24/7, which will set your mom mind at ease.
One thing that WAHMs don’t have a lot of is time; fortunately, shopping for any of these cars doesn’t have to be a lengthy process. Instead of running around from dealership to dealership, sell your junk car, and purchase a new one by utilizing online research. Checking online to see which local dealership has them in stock as well as their price will save you both time and money.
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.