What happens if you are a working mother? Probably you are not getting enough time to spend with your child. Every one of us knows that working mom cannot devote enough time to their baby and other important things at home. If you are a working mother, then you might have found yourself in such situations. People all across the world and in India hold the view that working after motherhood is not a big idea and this is just a valid belief.
One of the important questions, we all face after motherhood is do we want to be a stay-at-home mom or a working mom. It is a beautiful choice if you want to be a stay-at-home mom and devote your time and energies to your child. This choice is not imposed on everyone. After becoming a mother, you need not give up your passions and dreams and quit your job. Nothing is impossible; you can with little effort to balance both workplace and family life.
Continue reading the article to know about some of the tips for mompreneurs on balancing work and family
1. Get and stay organised with a plan: Work time is too precious for mompreneurs and they cannot be dependable at home as they would have been in a traditional place. Keep all your files and stationeries in a particular place so that you get them as soon as you put your hands on them. Also, make use of paper organisers and tech gadgets to balance your work and family life. Try to keep both your personal and work appointments in one calendar so that you don’t overlook them.
2. Work along with the family and not against them: When your kids are small, make your office a kid-proof place. Always keep your computers covered and files in the cabinet in a safe place. You can also keep your office space with crayons, paper and other things to keep your child engaged.
3. Start ahead of the game: Of course by evening; you might be exhausted with work. Take some of your time to prepare lunches, set up the coffee and set out school clothes. Try to get up early in the morning before your family gets up so that you can manage some of the household activities.
4. Schedule your day: Always give importance to your family and then the rest of the work. Give preference to your priorities and kids will be happy that you are there with them. It is always better to schedule your day so that you get an extra perk from your kids and they will love you for being with them.
5. Get help from your partner: Without help, it is difficult to succeed. Communicate well with your partner about how both can help each other. Both of you need each other’s support as both of you are doing full-time jobs. Later thanks your spouse for being grateful to you. Besides take care of yourself too as it is essential so that you can take care of your business, family and your home.
The working mother is just great jugglers fulfilling many roles in their life. They get up in the morning to complete various tasks and by the end of the day, they are satisfied with accomplishing them. The fact of completing the work and balancing family life is good and will be able to do again tomorrow means you have mastered everything well.