5 habits of a calm mom

Motherhood is stressful, and sometimes it’s easy to give in to the stress. We all have the desire to create a peaceful home, but at times, it seems like a distant dream.  The responsibility of peace in our homes is dependent on us because we set the tone in our homes. We can’t create peaceful homes if we’re not at peace ourselves. So, how do you remain calm even when you feel anything but calmness? Here are 5 habits of a calm mom. Don’t take things personally One of our major triggers as moms is that we take things personally. We often feel personally offended by children’s...

How to stay focused when working from home

I’ve been working from home for almost three years now, and I’ve finally managed to find my groove. Working from home comes with its perks and plenty of drawbacks. Working remotely requires a particular type of discipline. When no one is looking over your shoulder, it’s easy to go off track. Here are some tips on how to stay focused when working from home. Limit distractions Our homes are filled with distractions. We may not have control over certain distractions, i.e., our beautiful children. But we do have control over our technical devices, for example. One minute you're reading a...

5 time management strategies for working moms

You check the time, it’s 5 pm, and you have no idea what you’ve done with your day? Worst feeling ever. I know! I’ve been there several times. So, what do we have to do differently to ensure that we get the most out of our days? Here are 5 time management strategies for working moms. Assess your time Spend a day making a note of how you spend every hour of your day. At the end of the day, look closely at how you spend your time. You’ll find that you spend a lot of time on tasks that you could have eliminated from your schedule. I know that this may be a tedious exercise, but it will give...

5 healthy habits for working from home

Some of us are used to working from home, however, there are plenty of mamas who are working remotely for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, it’s essential for us to take care of ourselves so we can remain healthy and productive. These are challenging times, and it’s easy for us to sucked into making poor choices. Don’t fall into that trap. Here are 5 healthy habits for working from home. Set boundaries Take breaks throughout the day and set defined working hours. I know that it’s tempting to continue working way past your office hours because you are at home...

How to stay motivated during difficult times

As I write this blog post, the President has announced that due to the exponential spread of COVID-19, the country will remain on level 3. The pandemic continues to devastate our country, and the air is thick with sadness and negativity. When negativity seems to surround you, it’s easy to get despondent. While we can’t control what is happening in the world right now, we can control how we react. So how do we choose positivity amidst all the pain and uncertainty? How do we remain motivated to achieve our goals and dreams? Here is how to stay motivated during difficult times. Take control...