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Moms are happier with more kids, study finds

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If the thought of quitting your job to become a stay-at-home mom scares you, listen up.

A new study shows that moms who did just that, and who have more kids, are happier.

The study conducted by RedBookMag.com focused on what it called "The Mom Gig," looking at the lives of stay-at-home and work-at home moms.

Red Book included 558 women who identify as stay-at-home moms and followed what they did hour by hour.

Almost 62 percent of stay-at-home moms contribute to their household income, and 25 percent said they ran a business from home.

The biggest part of the study, and most surprising to some, was that moms of four or more showed that the were "very" or "extremely" happy.

The study said this was true even with the chaos that four or more kids create and those who identified having a lower-than-average income.

Researchers found that moms with multiple kids learned to let go of the small things, and savor the small moments and can "mellow even the most stubborn perfectionists."