Working from home is a great way to stay home with your kids while still supplementing the familys income. On the flipside, it can be challenging to be mother and employee at the same time. Your stress level will rise quickly when you have deadlines to keep or phone calls to make while your little ones are acting out. Implement a few of the ideas below to prevent Work at Home Mom Burnout.
1. Dont work more than you have to. Money isnt everything. You family needs a happy and sane mom.
2. Create a schedule or to-do list both for work and your personal life. Just realize that you wont always get everything done and dont worry if you dont. Theres always tomorrow.
3. Designate an errand day. Spend one day a week running around town getting everything done for the week. This is when you will grocery shop, drop things off at the drycleaner, go to the post office and anything else you need to do.
4. Enjoy your kids. Take some time to play with them every day. Have a picnic lunch in the yard, take them on a little field trip or just play catch for a while. Youre a work at home mom because you want to spend time with your kids. Work and house chores can...