Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love

National Blog Posting Month – December 2012 – Work

Prompt – What is the hardest job you’ve ever done?

Hardest job ever?

Parenting. Hands down. No contest. No comparison.

Toughest job I’ve ever done for a paycheck?

Graduate student. Lousy paycheck (though still pretty decent, really). Long hours. Little respect. Nightmares. Uncertain outlook.

Positive aspects of both jobs?

Rewarding. Meaningful outcome. ‘Character building’ (whatever that is).

If I had it to do over, would I?


For 12-28-12

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