Getting Kids to Help Around the House: Chores for Children and the Working Mom

October 24, 2011

If you’re a working mom, chances are you’re often running out of time finishing off chores and errands around the house.Yes, it isn’t being easy being a working mother but it doesn’t mean that you spread yourself SO thin. What it does mean is that we need to put in place a stronger support system. A working mother does not only need the support of her spouse and care providers, she also needs the support of her kids. Yes, that’s right. Its time to let the kids get more involved in the day-to-day running of the house and do chores that are

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Menu Planning and the Working Mother: Tips to Plan Healthy Meals While Juggling Home and a Job

October 17, 2011

I know what you’re thinking. Really, one more thing to do? But hear me out and I promise, you’ll feel SO much better at the end of this post. Are you in a tizzy when dinner time rolls around? Do takeaway joints think of you fondly? Does a homecooked meal mean grabbing a packet and popping it into the microwave? I know. You already have SO many things on your plate, that dinner really doesn’t find a place. Yes, it isn’t easy being a working mother. However, you can still with a little (really, teeny) bit of planning, make healthy, homecooked meals a possibility. How?


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Sick Days and the Working Mom: How to Manage an Unwell Child When You’re a Working Mother

September 5, 2011

As a working mom, one of the most dreaded seasons is , you guessed it, ‘Flu Season’. A runny nose and a couple of sneezes is enough to get your antennae up. Sickness is tough not only on the child but also on you, as a working mother. You need to juggle your schedule so that you can tend to your li’l patient and still manage deadlines and work commitments. How do you do it? Here are some tips on managing sick kids and work as smoothly as you can: Stay Watchful Watchfulness has many benefits. One of them is that you can deal

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