Wednesday, November 2, 2011

How to Balance a Challenging Career and Motherhood

Mothers are often considered as super humans. Why? Simply because of their ability to juggle in between home and work. This is no easy task especially since both aspects should be given attention. Since the economy is pretty tough right now, most mothers even though they would like to stay at home and take of the children are left with no other choice but to work in order to make a living. Now the task becomes harder, raising kids and continuously providing superior performance at work both require a great deal of time and hard work.

If you want to be both a successful mother and a career woman, it is important to learn the ways on how you can work on both things without having to sacrifice another. One way to do this is by having a clear schedule. Learn how to prioritize and make sure to not miss out on important family events. Planning ahead of time and keeping a schedule can help you be more organized. Time management is such a vital key.

Always have a day to spend with the entire family. Keep your weekends work free if you can or make up for the lost time by going on a road trip with the entire family. Spending quality time with your husband and kids is also very important. Engage in small talks with your kids in order to keep communication lines open. Also, remember not to talk too much about work when its family time. Leave all your office problems behind once you set foot at home.

Ally currently works as a freelance writer. Among her favorite topics include travel, current events, technology and fashion. She's enjoying her current task writing for gulvafslibning kĂžbenhavn a project which is all about floor sanding Copenhagen.