If you are like me you are always looking for better ways for busy moms to manage time and money. There just never seems to be enough of either to go around. I’d like to share these tips from Carolyn Barnes of Clean Momma.com. I found them on a website called Rhode Show.com.
It isn’t just moms who have to make decisions about child care. Stay at home dads make tough choices too. As gender roles continue to fade into the past, fathers are stepping up and making the choice to stay home with the kids or stay with their day jobs. For some fathers the decision remains tied to how much money each spouse can provide, for others it’s more about being more hands on with their children.
This article in the Boston Herald shares the experience of one stay at home dad who wouldn’t have it any other way. Go Dad!
Anyone who works from home has to set up a workspace. Most of the time we hear about a work at home mom who needs her own work space, sometimes (less often) we hear about the work at home father who has his office tucked away in a spare room.
Today I heard about a married couple sharing a tiny work at home space and how they are trying to make it work. This article appeared in Marie Claire magazine. Here are a few excerpts from his and her perspectives. Continue reading
Maybe you’re not ready to jump back into full time outside employment because you are still adjusting to raising a young family full time. Still, the idea of getting out of the house for a few hours and earning some extra cash is something you think you might be able to handle, part time. Is working part time a solution for you? This article points out how part time working moms and their families benefit from this decision.
Researchers have been following technology trends in family households where both parents work outside the home and where the mom stays home to raise the kids. The results of a new study are out and will most likely be used to target specific groups with advertising and promotional information but we can also observe parenting behaviors that have a lasting impact on the growth and development of impressionable children.
I can tell you from experience, stay at home moms get no respect. Society in general looks upon stay at home moms as women who just couldn’t cut it as a “working mother” so she has decided to stay home an raise the kids as a full time job. Or maybe, stay at home mom doesn’t have any marketable skills or she would be contributing financially in some way, instead of hanging around at home with the little ones.
Nicole MacIntyre writing for The Spec.com shares her newbie stay at home perspective. It’s an eye opener for a lot of people.
Everyone loves a success story, especially if they can imagine themselves being the lead in that story. Are you thinking about starting a home business, but can’t decide what your niche should be? These two stay at home moms have created a thriving business that started with a simple craft project. By maintaining a delicate balance between caring for the kids, family and growing the business they have stumbled on the recipe for success.
Why would you need daycare if you’re a work at home mom? Imagine those terribly spoiled, work at home moms who still drop off the kids at daycare just so they can get some work done? It is unlikely that anyone could work efficiently from home with small children around, it is just like trying to take small children to your job and expecting to accomplish your usual tasks.
It is not surprising that direct sales marketing is dominated by women, the majority of whom are mothers trying to work from home and care for their families.
With direct sales, the convenience and potential for developing a substantial income sparks the entrepreneurial spirit and the wide range of products available meets the ever changing needs of the consumers and the women who sell to them. Joy Hampton wrote this informative article appearing on The Norman Transcript and I thought many of you would find it helpful.
Work at home mom, Meredith is a successful attorney who will be contributing to a blog called After Nine to Five. Her story is inspiring just like each and every one of your stories. As a work at home mom for almost 8 years, I really like to feel connected to other moms. It doesn’t matter what label you have when it comes to parenting and working, what matters is that you have the opportunity to make those choices for yourself. So read on and get to know Meredith, find out how she manages her life challenges.
Someone needs to tell the media that the mommy wars are over. If anyone believes that the mommy wars exist it’s because of the fact that the media harps on it all the time, every chance they get in fact. First slamming stay at home moms as lazy and then dumping guilt on working mothers.
When moms have to work outside the home, someone has to take care of the kids. These days many fathers decide to take on that role instead of paying for professional child care. Stay at home dads have their hands full managing home and family and a lot of them are really enjoying their new roles.