The idea of working from home has crossed everyone's mind at some point and seems to be entering the public consciousness more and more: leaving the rat race and working from home.

Home based business have become a huge part of the business landscape with nearly 1 million people working from the comfort of their own homes. 

No more tiring and expensive commuting, less stress and more time with your family. But what is the reality of working from home - is it as fantastic as people imagine?  There are several thing to think about before deciding on taking this step.  The reality of home based business is that there are some pros and cons.  Through discussion and activities, you will learn about the beginning phases of working from home.