Get Organized at Work
Business Travel Checklist for Work-at-Home Moms
When any working parent travels for business, it takes a lot of preparation to make the business trip--and life back home--go smoothly. However, work-at-home moms, who often don’t have regular child care in place, have special challenges.
Work-at-Home Moms Goals
At year's end, work-at-home moms (and everyone else) think about setting New Year's resolutions. Though a new year is an ideal time for WAHMs to review professional and personal goals, we can do it all year round. In fact, in order to achieve success with New Year resolutions, we must keep these goals in mind all year. While everyone must...
Should You Take a Working Vacation?
If you can work from home, then often you can work from anywhere, including your vacation. But just because you can work doesn't necessarily mean you should. People who work at home (as well as those that don't) should weigh the pros and cons of taking a working vacation carefully.
The considerations are a little different for those who are self-employed versus those who have j…
Create Separate User Accounts
If you are the only one that works on your computer, you may not have bothered with setting up user accounts (sometimes called login accounts, see more on user accounts) on your computer. Or if you did, you may not have put password on it. But utilizing the user accounts function that your operating system offers a lot of advantages for work at home moms.
Time Management for Work at Home Moms
Time management is a skill, but like any other skill, it takes practice. However, in this case practice may not make perfect. As work at home moms know, time management is something that we may never completely master because life is always changing. When you’ve finally got one big time waster in check, something else inevitably pops up. But...
WAHM Tip: Set Working Hours in Advance
When you work in an office, going home is the signal that your work day is over. So when you work from home, set your work hours in advance.
WAHM Tip: Make a Daily Plan
Work at home moms should begin each day by making a daily plan.