Did you take a break from work for some time? Maybe you went back to school and focused on that full time, or perhaps you stayed home with your kids. You may have some concern when you are going to fill out applications or put together your resume. "What will employers think of my gaps? I wasn't just sitting at home doing nothing!" is probably running through your head. On the bright side, there are ways to patch up these gaps until your work history is much more consistent.
Here is an article that covers that: