If you’re a working mom, you know first-hand that finding free time to engage in your favorite hobby, get some much-needed rest, or simply take a moment to reflect on the day’s events can be a challenge. However, it’s important that you establish as much balance as possible in your life. If you’re too stressed and tired to do your job, your performance at work can be affected. If you’re too exhausted to spend enough quality time with your children, you’ll likely develop a huge case of “mom guilt,” which will affect your work performance.
We live in a time of stressful jobs, traffic jams, tight schedules, and tough decisions. Life became more difficult than it was decades ago, and knowing how to find the balance between spending some quality time with your family and doing your best in the office is a skill that takes a lot to master. Successfully finding balance between your job and your family requires a set of admirable skills. Luckily, there is a way to achieve both, and if you think things through, you’ll end up not only with a successful career, but you’ll also have a wonderful family life.
Contributed by Cate Palmer
Managing a successful career can be a challenge, especially if you are a full-time mother. Many working mothers often feel guilty or stressed out because it’s hard to achieve that work-life balance. On the one hand, you want your career to thrive, on the other you want to spend some quality time with the kids and make sure that they are on the right path. The truth is that it all depends on you. This is a challenging, but not an impossible goal to achieve. Here are six rules that will help you balance your career and family life like a boss.
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