Thursday, November 15, 2012

When I Grow Up....


I've always had three passions in life. Social work, children..... and esthiology. I know, I know. Weird combination. Social work doesn't exactly go with skin care and makeup artistry, but what can I say...

I've mentioned before that my first three jobs were in salons as a receptionist. I'll be honest, my main pull towards working in salons was the fact that you get salon services done for free, and for a hair color junkie like myself, that's like heaven on earth. But I also really enjoyed learning about cosmotology and esthiology. I probably would have gone to school to be a hair stylist after high school if I wasn't afraid of butchering someone's locks.

All of this to say, after a lot of thinking and talking to Justin and my fabulous hair stylist/cousin Cara, I'm seriously thinking about going to esthetician school. It's not something that I would be able to jump into right now. With our wedding less than a year away, I need to be saving all of the money I can! But it's definitely something I will be looking into after we get married.

I absolutely love social work, but if I'm looking way into my future, it's not something I want to do once Justin and I start having children. Social work careers take up a lot of your time and energy, and if at all possible, I want to be a stay-at-home mom when my children are young. But let's be honest, this day and age, being a stay-at-home mom, for most families, is financially impossible, and I'm more than willing to help out if needed. Being an esthetician would allow me more flexibility than a social work job would.

So you never know ladies, in a couple years I could be giving you facials or doing your makeup and working my social work magic on you at the same time!


5 comments:

julia rose. said...

"I could be giving you facials or doing your makeup and working my social work magic on you at the same time!" DO ITTT!!! You can practice social work anyway and anywhere :)

Neely said...

Love this post!

Kristin said...

and esticians is all centered around your time once you get going!

Beth Lane said...

Yess! I applied to cosmetology school two years ago and ended up not registering because my mom was not happy. Biggest regret ever!

Chelsea Lennox said...

I'd love to be a SAHM once the time comes too..that's why I've been putting a lot of effort into "building" my little design business so it will carry me through the next few years and keep me working without actually having to GO to a job. I love the idea of working at home and working for myself, it's pretty amazing. I've always been interested in hair and makeup as well but I would never want to cut someone's hair..so scary haha.