I think this job can get you into the better league since you had to compromise with a low paying job due to the long break. So when you quit from here, it gives you more n better opportunities for your next job. Is it possible to rent out your own house n rent another house closer to the job? Your child being so young, changing schools n all will be easier. N they adapt so fast. Or look at it as a 6 months - 1 year thing n continuously look out for better opportunities. Will suggest not to look at another child till you sort out your financials n your hubby helping you n not busy being moody. Remember you would have to provide for two kids, two school fees, all kids expenses multiplied by 2. You can hire a maid who can come in during the evening for a few hours, who can take your child out to play. Clean the house. Cook dinner n breakfast. That way, you are saved from the daily household chores n your family will be fed n house cleaned. This money can really help you. You can take your son for weekend outing. Wth for two days, that means you are out only for 3 days in 7 days. That's not a bad option.