There are probably a million reasons you decided on a work at home lifestyle. As a mother, you wanted to be home with your children and actually get to see them grow, instead of having to shuffle them off to a daycare every day. You wanted more time to focus on your home and yourself. However, one of the reasons was surely not to fun while being a work at home mom. This is just a happy side effect of the work. You are probably asking what kind of fun you could possibly have while you are working. Well, there are several ways to have fun at home and still get your work completed.
It has happened to all of us. We hop on the computer for the day and we notice the computer took a crash. What happens to all the hard work you just put into your job and all the documents you have saved? Well, I am no computer genius but I know that you are in big trouble when your computer does crash. Here are some tips to help you in a crisis
Keep a Backup Computer
Organization is key in a work at home environment. As a mom, you already know the values of staying on schedule. There are after school activities, doctor appointment, play dates, field trips, and all sorts of other activities to keep straight. Therefore, incorporating your work at home duties into your schedule should be no problem. You have most likely been going through the day with a schedule anyway. When you begin to work at home and create your schedule, there are a few things to remember.
Work at Home Moms’ Schedule Reminders
One of the worst misperceptions is that work at home mums do not have fun. That is not true at all and we do have fun. Most of the fun is spent with our families because this is the sacrifice we make for working at home. If you are a mother and you work at home, then you probably work at home to sacrifice for your kids and family. It does not always have to be about your family and sometimes it needs to be about you.
Have a Night with Girlfriends
One of the most important things a work at home mom can do is check every detail of the contract before finalizing it and starting the work. You will save yourself a lot of problems if you make this a regular habit. There have been many women left with no recourse after completing a project and the other party did not pay. You will not only be out the money promised, but out the time and effort you spent on it, which could have been used on another legitimate project. So you yourself a favor and continue to read on for some helpful hint to make contract finalizing second nature.
Working at home comes with one big built-in problem. That is being at home where you are comfortable. This means it is a lot easier to feel tired or lazy on some days and as you are well aware, this can bring a halt to your whole day. Luckily, there are a couple of things you can do at home, that may not necessarily be done in a normal office or workplace setting. These easy to follow tips and tricks will help you with energizing yourself through exercise and events while working at home.
Stretch It Out, Before You Fall Out
You already have enough to do as a work at home mum, but what about the yard. The husband is at work all day and it falls on you to do the handy work around the yard. Okay, some of you are spoiled and your husbands do it all for you. What about you moms that want ideal yards, but you do not have the ideal time. So basically you have limited time to make your hard and house look amazing.