As a parent, I want to give the best to my children. And as much as I could, to provide them with the opportunities and exposures. Undoubtedly, money gives one a higher chance of accessing resources, beneficial to giving my kids a head start in future. With this belief, I persevered in my current job, where I spend about 30% of my time out of the country, away from my young children.  With the money I get out of my job, I outsourced childcare to childcare centres (so that I can continue working). When I am overseas, my partner looks after the kids at night, outsourcing childcare to TV when it becomes unmanageable. Have my kids benefited from the my fruit of labor at work (aka money)? What have I benefited from the relentless work? Is the cash gained from this job really worth the sacrifice? If I derive joy from