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How to Become the Best Working Mother There Is

Being a working mom is a challenging job. You are trying to prove to yourself and to the world around you that you can do it. When sometimes you ...

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Now that's a busy mom!
Now that's a busy mom!

Being a working mom is a challenging job. You are trying to prove to yourself and to the world around you that you can do it. When sometimes you yourself have the doubt that you can, look at this article as it includes some tips that you might find helping you do one of the most stressful jobs ever.

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    Don’t be consumed with guilt over not spending much time with your children. You are not the only one. Many moms all around the globe are working long hours away from their kids, out of financial necessity, or emotional needs, and none of these reasons is less important than the other, so bottom line is just don’t be consumed with guilt cause that will make you unable to function.
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    Use time management well. Sure, you have heard it before, and trying to apply it on daily basis is hard, but again time is our problem and managing it is our solution, we need to find time and if we cannot we need to create and to prioritize what's important and what’s not, you have set your priorities, is fixing great dinner meals on a week day is important or spending quality time with your kids is. one other thing you can save time on is going through your bills if you do it early in the morning on the week end "instead of sleeping late" or after you put your angels to bed.
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    Give yourself a break. Do something you love just alone or with your significant other, get a trusted baby sitter and take your husband and go for a night out, or even better, organize with some of your mommy friends a get together with and gathering all the kids and spend some quality time with kids with you, also you can gather your kids at one friend's home and hire two nannies to care for the kids while you spend some girl's night out "and save money on the nanny".
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    Remember that you are only human. Keep in mind that you will always forget something or neglect something, or just get tired, that's normal you are human, so at these times don't be afraid to ask for help.

edit Tips

  • Always expand your nanny's network have more than one choice available for you.
  • Talk to your kids about your work, why you do it, stress on that they are the most important persons in your life and that you are doing it for them.
  • Talk to your kid if you can over the phone throughout the day to let them know they are on your mind.
  • Try and make weekends special for them.

edit Warnings

  • Don't try to be supermom, the one who does it all, cause you will crack faster than you think take it easy.
  • Don't run around doing all errands, ask for help, and accept what other people have to offer.
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