What happens if you are a working mother? You are probably juggling between two different worlds while trying to keep your sanity intact. Here are a few tips on how to strike the perfect work-life balance.
Motherhood is the most beautiful yet most difficult phase in a woman's life. Believe it or not, being a mother is a full-time job. If there were 26 hours in a day, mothers would still find themselves occupied for the entire time.
Many people often suggest new mothers to discontinue their work due to lack of time. Although it is not just a woman's responsibility to take care of kids and home. Though, there are very few chances that anyone else would like to bear the responsibility. So, does that mean a woman should give up on her dreams? Absolutely not!
Motherhood is a beautiful choice, and so is managing time. Nothing is impossible when you know the art of parenting.
So here are a few tips for our mompreneurs who are struggling to balance their dream of a successful business and motherhood perfectly. Read them out below.
1. Make a strategy and stick to it!
The first step to acing time is to learn to manage it efficiently. The time that you dedicate to your work should never overlap with your personal time. Dedicate a number of hours to your work and try to stick with it. Avoid doing anything else, as it might cost you your focus and concentration. Keep all your files and stationaries in an organized way. It will keep you from hassling over things and will save you time.
There are many tools and apps through which you can stick to your schedule. Try to keep both your personal and work appointments on one calendar so that you don't miss out on important ones.
2. Get Organized
When you have kids and a family to take care of, you must get organized. Being a female entrepreneur means that you will encounter times where you will have to draw a line. When you are working, you should be focused only on work. Keep your important files and computers covered and inside a cabinet. If your kids are small and need attention, you can also keep crayons, paper, and other things to keep them engaged.
3. Start your day early.
As the day proceeds, you will feel exhausted. Hence, try to finish your daily chores early. Take your time to prepare lunches, set up coffee and pick out school clothes for your children. Try to get up early in the morning before your family gets up so that you can manage some of the household activities. Starting your day early will help you groom your art of parenting as well as your entrepreneurial skills at the same time.
4. Ask your spouse for assistance.
Without help, it is difficult to succeed. Communicate well with your partner about how you both can help each other. You both need each other’s support as you both are doing full-time jobs. Later, thank your spouse for being there to you. Besides, take care of yourself too, as it is essential so that you can take care of your business, family, and home.
A working mother is a great juggler who fulfils many roles and responsibilities. From finishing household chores to carrying out meetings with investors, stakeholders, and employees, they have to tick off lots of things from their list. But with the above mentioned strategies, you can definitely achieve a perfect nirvana in your business as well as your personal life.
To learn how you can apply parenting strategy in business, join the ‘Art of Parenting & Success Mantras For Students’ free webinar by Dr Vivek Bindra on July 10th, 2022 on the YouTube channel.
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