Working at Home with Children

During the years of working at home, I’ve been asked tons of time ‘How do you find time to fit everything in?’ my answer is always ‘You don’t!’

Over the years I have set my work schedule to match my expectations. When I had children under 3 years old my work expectation was a lot less.

It is important for you to decide what a work at home lifestyle looks like for you. Unless you have help in some sort of childcare you can’t expect to do the same as you would normally.

Remember why you chose to work from home. Was it because you want the flexibility of time with your family? Was it to avoid childcare costs? Decide what balance looks like to you. Read More …

How Planning Ahead Helps me to Be More Productive

Working from home can be very distracting if you don’t have a plan. I drop the kids at school rush home and put the laptop on, put a load of washing in the machine and then check my emails and make a cup of tea.  Just as I’m settling down to start one of my tasks, the washing machine beeps. Off I go to sort out the washing machine and Read More …