The Benefits of Working from Home

 

Working from home as a stay at home mom can be an extremely rewarding experience. You have the benefit of being near your kids and making money at the same time. It’s an excellent way to put the control squarely in your own hands. Although working from home can be an extremely beneficial arrangement, it can only work if the home is organized to accommodate both work and family.

Your Family
Before you start working from home it’s extremely important that you take inventory of the needs of your family. Do you have an infant or toddler? Do you have an elderly relative living with you? These are all factors that you need to take into consideration when you’re trying to decide what type of work to look for. A work from home job should not detract from your family life, it should complement and accommodate the needs of your family. This is the only way that it will work.

The Job
Once you’ve taken a good hard look at your family and assessed your needs you can begin your search. Do you need to work at night? Do you need a job where noise is not a factor? These are all questions that you should consider as you begin your search. Choose a job that works for both you and your family. If noise is a factor in your household choose a job that doesn’t require talking on the phone or where noise is a non-issue. They exist.

Setting Up Your Home
After you’ve landed the job, set up your home office. Do you need the office to be in a quiet area of the house? Will you need any special equipment? Make a checklist based on your needs and function as a helpful tool used to design your office. It’s also a good idea to have a discussion with your children and set some expectations. This discussion should be part of the process because this space will serve as your home office. There is no need to look into home remodeling san diego to design your office space, just be creative and work with what you have.

As long as you take the time to consider the needs of your family and find a work from home position that accommodates those needs your household and job should work well together. Once you’ve determined your needs and found a position that fits well with your current lifestyle design your office using this information as a guide. Half the battle is organization. If you can manage the demands of your work from home job and your household you will have success.
 

Happy New Year 2017!!!

 

It has been such a joyful 2016 for us! Now, it is time to say hello and welcome to the New Year!

I don’t know what is in store and what awaits us this year but with all hope and love, I am ready to embrace what 2017 brings!

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We had a fantastic New Year’s eve here at home. Lots of food and the company of family and friends is always what I am into when the new year rings in. I was off from work so I was able to do just that and there is no better way to welcome the new year than be joyful and and full.

Here’s to praying and hoping for a more prosperous 2017!!!