1. Residential Real Estate Market of Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune in Revival Mode, Says Modi Builders Marketing Head
  2. Why 2018 Is Off To A Bad Start For Those With Credit Card Debt
  3. Here’s What You Need To Know To Launch A Successful Side Hustle
  4. Why You Should Build A Giving Portfolio Today
  5. Why Following The Investment Experts In 2017 Would Have Lost You Money
  6. Why 5 Big Players Bemoan Bitcoin
  7. More Than Half Of Americans Don’t Have These Essential Estate Documents, Do You?
  8. More Booms And Busts As SEC, Fed Lose Independence?
  9. Ripple Drops More Than 30% In A Week As Hype Fades
  10. Go Back To Work Or Stay Home With The Baby? Part 2: How To Do Both
  11. Aalok Devkota Sells Ameren And Pilgrim’s Pride, Buys iRobot And Baozun
  12. Average Cost Of An American Christmas
  13. The Key to Financial Independence? Saving Money
  14. How to Build Savings From Zero
  15. 4 money lessons every teenager needs to know
  16. Warning About Roth IRA Conversions: Often Misunderstood IRS Rule Can Cost You Money and Aggravation
  17. IRS Sets Final 2018 Deadline For Roth Conversion Do-Overs
  18. How This Technology WIll Change Small Businesses
  19. Are you hiding money from your live-in partner?
  20. Do you have stock market FOMO?
  21. Is 2018 the year to buy a house?
  22. Millennials may look financially healthy, but…
  23. 4 money lessons every teenager needs to know
  24. If You Don’t Have Money In the Bank, Something Is Off in Your Business
  25. 3 Tech Strategies You Can Use to Earn and Save More Money
  26. Top Sources of Capital for Business Owners
  27. Revealed: Steps on How to Incorporate Your Business
  28. Secrets of Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
  29. What direction to go If Your Parcel Shipping Is Too Heavy?
  30. B.C. premier’s Plan A in the wake of Site C
  31. Nornickel plans investing 1 trillion rubles in ecology, modernization within five years
  32. Understanding how Financial Instrument Leasing Works
  33. What is So Fascinating About Property Investment?
  34. NCR housing investments risk a collapse, warns Delhi realtor Jagmohan Garg
  35. Top Guide of Ico Ranker
  36. Which cheap and best rank tracker is Right?
  37. DISCOUNT REALTY HOMES FOR SALE ON THE WEB
  38. Importance And Benefits Of Getting Installment Loans Up to $5000
  39. Growing Future Naturopathy Authorities
  40. Before Starting a New Business, Every Start up Needs This Report
  41. I ought to just try
  42. Saw that it was covered
  43. People all the time
  44. He must have tried
  45. He always rolled back
  46. Get into that position
  47. Chooses to enjoy a pleasure
  48. Every pleasure is to be
  49. These matters to this principle
  50. I lie close to the earth
  51. Heaven and earth seem
  52. However a small line
  53. About the blind texts almost
  54. The coast of the Semantics
  55. Supplies it with the necessary
  56. Dragged her into their agency
  57. Had grass morning
  58. Where they abused her
  59. Said could convince her and
  60. Around and return to its own
  61. Replenish itself
  62. Came from it would have been
  63. If several languages coalesce
  64. To achieve this it would be necessary
  65. I neglect my talents
  66. Heaven and earth seem
  67. Grammar resulting language
  68. Her for their projects again
  69. Where it came from it
  70. Then she continued her way
Thursday, February 22, 2018
  1. Residential Real Estate Market of Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune in Revival Mode, Says Modi Builders Marketing Head
  2. Why 2018 Is Off To A Bad Start For Those With Credit Card Debt
  3. Here’s What You Need To Know To Launch A Successful Side Hustle
  4. Why You Should Build A Giving Portfolio Today
  5. Why Following The Investment Experts In 2017 Would Have Lost You Money
  6. Why 5 Big Players Bemoan Bitcoin
  7. More Than Half Of Americans Don’t Have These Essential Estate Documents, Do You?
  8. More Booms And Busts As SEC, Fed Lose Independence?
  9. Ripple Drops More Than 30% In A Week As Hype Fades
  10. Go Back To Work Or Stay Home With The Baby? Part 2: How To Do Both
  11. Aalok Devkota Sells Ameren And Pilgrim’s Pride, Buys iRobot And Baozun
  12. Average Cost Of An American Christmas
  13. The Key to Financial Independence? Saving Money
  14. How to Build Savings From Zero
  15. 4 money lessons every teenager needs to know
  16. Warning About Roth IRA Conversions: Often Misunderstood IRS Rule Can Cost You Money and Aggravation
  17. IRS Sets Final 2018 Deadline For Roth Conversion Do-Overs
  18. How This Technology WIll Change Small Businesses
  19. Are you hiding money from your live-in partner?
  20. Do you have stock market FOMO?
  21. Is 2018 the year to buy a house?
  22. Millennials may look financially healthy, but…
  23. 4 money lessons every teenager needs to know
  24. If You Don’t Have Money In the Bank, Something Is Off in Your Business
  25. 3 Tech Strategies You Can Use to Earn and Save More Money
  26. Top Sources of Capital for Business Owners
  27. Revealed: Steps on How to Incorporate Your Business
  28. Secrets of Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
  29. What direction to go If Your Parcel Shipping Is Too Heavy?
  30. B.C. premier’s Plan A in the wake of Site C
  31. Nornickel plans investing 1 trillion rubles in ecology, modernization within five years
  32. Understanding how Financial Instrument Leasing Works
  33. What is So Fascinating About Property Investment?
  34. NCR housing investments risk a collapse, warns Delhi realtor Jagmohan Garg
  35. Top Guide of Ico Ranker
  36. Which cheap and best rank tracker is Right?
  37. DISCOUNT REALTY HOMES FOR SALE ON THE WEB
  38. Importance And Benefits Of Getting Installment Loans Up to $5000
  39. Growing Future Naturopathy Authorities
  40. Before Starting a New Business, Every Start up Needs This Report
  41. I ought to just try
  42. Saw that it was covered
  43. People all the time
  44. He must have tried
  45. He always rolled back
  46. Get into that position
  47. Chooses to enjoy a pleasure
  48. Every pleasure is to be
  49. These matters to this principle
  50. I lie close to the earth
  51. Heaven and earth seem
  52. However a small line
  53. About the blind texts almost
  54. The coast of the Semantics
  55. Supplies it with the necessary
  56. Dragged her into their agency
  57. Had grass morning
  58. Where they abused her
  59. Said could convince her and
  60. Around and return to its own
  61. Replenish itself
  62. Came from it would have been
  63. If several languages coalesce
  64. To achieve this it would be necessary
  65. I neglect my talents
  66. Heaven and earth seem
  67. Grammar resulting language
  68. Her for their projects again
  69. Where it came from it
  70. Then she continued her way

I’m a stay at home mom with two wild and crazy toddlers. Being a mother, home raising my children is the joy of my life. I’m also a financial planner and writer. My career is a part of who I am, and I love what I do. Like a lot of women, I want both. So this article series is close to my heart. Part 1 focused on evaluating your financials to decide if it’s possible to forego your income in order to stay home with your child. Part 2 is for those parents who plan to stay home with their child, but still want (or need) to work.

 

I will tell you two things: 1) It can be done and 2) it is hard. Oh so hard. I have help, but it’s never enough. I work when they nap or are entertaining themselves (if you’re a parent you know that was a joke). I work after I put them down for bed, often until midnight. It’s hard and I’m stretched thin. And I wouldn’t have it any other way. So here are my tips to those of you wondering how and if you can have both.

 

Get a job: First things first; you have to get work. Keep in mind that if you are trying to do both, you will need to make some sacrifices. It may not be your ideal job to begin with, but all opportunities can lead to something more. If you already know what you’re going to do, skip to the next tip. If you are trying to find work you can do from home, here are some options:

Consult – Consulting can sound intimidating, but this doesn’t have to be a formal arrangement. Reach out to all friends and colleagues, and let them know you are available for help. Be sure they know that no job is too big or small. Even if what they need is way below (or outside of) your skill level, it’s an opportunity to add “consultant” to your resume, make connections, get experience and earn money.

Remote jobs – Technology and the growing importance of life balance means more companies are offering telecommuting jobs. This article provides the top 100 companies for remote jobs in 2018.

Look local – Lots of communities have facebook pages, newsletters and parent groups where they post opportunities or help wanted. Often since the information is directed at parents, there is opportunity to work at home.

Start a blog: Passionate about healthcare? Start a blog with nutrition and workout tips. Starting a blog is easy, and there are multiple ways to monetize it. Here are “25 Legit Ways to Make Money Online Blogging with WordPress”.

Get creative: There are countless additional options to making money at home;  here’s a list of 50 Work-From-Home ideas that will help you brainstorm.

Take a maternity leave. Don’t start working too soon. When your baby is first born, you may think you will have tons of time to work because newborns sleep 20 hours a day. Think again. You’re exhausted, hormonal and trying to figure out how to change the diaper of what basically is the equivalent of a wild raccoon. You are not at your best, to say the least. And your baby needs you. Take some time to get to know each other and figure out how to be a parent.

 

Get help. This obviously goes back to my first article, and you will need to run the numbers to make sure you aren’t netting a loss. But even a little help goes a long way, and it doesn’t have to be a major expense. Maybe you can trade days with a neighbor, watching each other’s kids. If you are lucky enough to have family in the area, ask for their help. Do your friends have a teenager who wants to earn some extra money? You can pay them to be a mommy’s helper and come entertain the kids a few hours a week. Especially if you plan to work remotely for one of the companies I listed above; childcare will be essential.

 

Prioritize and focus. Each day make a list of what needs to be done, and focus on that. One of the most unexpected and challenging parts of working from home is how easy it is to get sidetracked. There are mornings where my plan is to make the kids breakfast, then go into my office to work. The walk is maybe 10 steps from kitchen to office, yet it can take me an hour because I throw in a quick load of laundry, pick up the blocks my son threw on the floor and get a quick toilet scrub in as I pass the bathroom. Women are known to be excellent multitaskers, but it can be detrimental when working from home. On that note…

 

Lower (some of) your standards. If you are going to try to do everything, accept that it won’t all be perfect. You will never (and really should never) be caught up on all laundry. Your house doesn’t need to sparkle. The kids toys will never stay organized. Just worry about doing the important things well. I work hard to make sure my clients and children are well taken care of. Can you eat off my kitchen floor? No…but who would want to anyway?

Kingofseo

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