30 Pieces of Advice For Working Moms

30 Pieces of Advice For Working Moms

Advice for working moms 

  • Teach your kids basic house chores such as cleaning toys, stowing shoes, laundry picking, and making beds.
  • Delegate chores by seeking assistance from your spouse or kids on basic tasks such as setting tables, serving drinks, and clearing tables.  
  • Rehearse your morning by doing things such as packing lunches for kids, ensuring homework is completed, packing backpacks, and setting the after-school schedule. Ensure your kids understand things they are required to do once they wake up, such as brushing teeth, eating breakfast and dressing, etc.
  • Allocate quiet time to give you time to relax and calm down before dinner. 
  • Create a work schedule that has the right balance between work and your family. 
  • Plan meals in advance by buying the whole week’s ingredients in one shopping trip. 
  • Set aside quality time, such as watching movies and going out together regularly. 
  • Create time for yourself to meet friends, go to the gym and attend to your hobbies. 
  • Have open conversations with both your spouse and kids every day about experiences. 
  • Enroll your children to a quality childcare program. Get your children the best babysitters and nannies or take them to the best daycare centers. 
  • Set up and organize a calendar for your family highlighting important events such as birthdays. 
  • Communicate and construct a flexible schedule with your employer. 
  • Ensure frequent communication and connection with your kids during the day by calling them during breaks.  
  • Limit time wasters and distractors such as phone calls and social media before kids are asleep. 
  • Ensure you spend quality time with your partner since he is the first person on your side. 
  • Forget the guilt of not spending much time with your kids; rather focus on your role benefits the family.
  • Ensure you set aside enough sleeping time to guarantee rest. Enforce your children sleeping time too. 
  • Ensure you set up attainable daily goals. Make them realistic to achieve and avoid being over-ambitious.
  • Avoid multitasking when both at home and at work. Ensure you are solely focused on a single task at a time. 
  • Stop owning or performing other people’s responsibilities, including your spouse, kids, friends, and colleagues, since they waste precious time.
  • Allocate yourself time to have fun to avoid exhaustion and burnout both at work and at home. 
  • Don’t try to be too perfect since perfection doesn’t exist, and you can’t achieve it.
  • Buy gifts for birthdays and special family events in advance to save money and time.
  • Outsource shopping of groceries to help you stick to your budget and save time. 
  • Clear all your bills on the first day of the month. Dedicate time to review your bills to ensure nothing weird in them before paying. 
  • Keep in mind that your family is the most important and your kids the most vital legacy you will leave. 
  • Be selective and prioritize to work on projects that leave you time for kids.
  • Keep your family in perspective in whatever you do. 
  • Ensure you are surrounded by other like-minded moms in your support network. 
  • Set your boundaries to ensure you leave work at a reasonable time.