As a stay-at-home mom, you have an added obstacle when it comes to getting work done at home: kids! From wanting to play with you all day long to those household chores catching your eye when you need to concentrate, there are plenty of distractions that can get in the way of your work. Here
As a new year dawns, many people set health and fitness goals. It’s certainly a popular theme around our virtual water cooler, and we bet it’s trending in your life, too. You know the basic advice–make health and fitness a priority, move more, sleep better, plan meals. But, working at home throws up some challenges
The holidays are right around the corner. Regardless of which holidays you celebrate, the end of the year is full of merriment and fun. As a mom or a small business owner, creating that magic often falls to you. That can mean hectic schedules, straining to-do lists, and little time to rest. And, unlike other
As moms, we understand the power of habits. We develop habits to help our families keep moving. We encourage our children to develop good habits as they grow. The habits we depend on make it possible for us to keep many balls in the air while guiding our children to adulthood with support and direction.
Have you ever looked at your to-do list and realized you need about 30 hours to accomplish everything you outlined as critical for the day? If so, you aren’t alone. Caring for a family and working are both hugely satisfying undertakings. But, let’s face it, it’s also a tremendous amount of work. Here’s some good
Working from home has many advantages. It has given businesses the opportunity to remain operational throughout these tough times and its kept employees working. It’s important to build and maintain relationships while working remotely and avoid isolation that can occur, especially for extroverted individuals who are experiencing a remote work environment for the first time.
Guest Post by Justin Chapman Becoming a Virtual Assistant is often a choice made by parents who never want to miss the big moments in their children’s lives. One of the biggest struggles parents will face as a virtual professional is work-life balance. Often, as a Virtual Assistant or Virtual Professional, when you have a
We often hear of work life balance, but how do we achieve it? Bridging the gap between work, family, relaxation and social time is a challenge in our busy world, but it’s crucial to quality of life. According to Small Business Trends, “66 percent of full-time employees say they don’t strongly believe they have
We all hear about the elusive “work-life balance” concept. It’s the place where our careers and personal lives become balanced. We don’t feel overworked, we have enough time for friends and family, and so on. While this is a great concept in theory, and one we should strive for, it can be quite difficult to
As a work-at-home mom, you figuratively have your feet in two different worlds. Although you certainly stay busy with work and projects in your home office, you also understand the life of a homemaker. While you probably have enjoyed having a flexible schedule that has allowed you to do things like volunteer in your kids’