It is not easy being a mother and a businesswoman. Today the world for self-employed mothers is quite complicated. If it is already complicated for salaried mothers … for autonomous mothers even more! Because it seems that their rights are reduced and the worst, if they do not go to work, it is money lost. Money that you need to be able to support your home and your children.
If you are a woman and an entrepreneur mother, first; congratulations! You are brave and also, you can do it well, without stressing yourself too much and being able to get to everything. Ignore social demands, pay more attention to the demands of your home. The good thing you have is that you can plan according to your work and social needs, take advantage of that! Although this is easier said than done, but employers must recognize that they will not always achieve work-life balance, but they can manage their lives less.
Mothers are often praised as the superheroes of their homes and society in general. Therefore, when it comes to entrepreneurial mothers, there is no doubt that these women are a source of unlimited inspiration that serve as motivation for their children and other mothers to seek entrepreneurship, a decision that can only benefit the country in the one that they are, and that for that reason, it should be valued even more!
The lifestyle of a female entrepreneur where business is a means to a particular lifestyle offers a unique opportunity for women who need to fulfill the duties of motherhood, but are also passionate entrepreneurs. But if you find it difficult to combine your work life with your family life , do not miss these tips to do it successfully.
TRUST YOUR ABILITIES
You are a mother and a woman, you have the necessary and sufficient skills to be able to run your business successfully. You are a woman and therefore you are a multitasker, you know how to manage your budget well and you are able to solve problems successfully and without stressing yourself too much. But remember that you are not a machine, you also need rest time.
HAVE A GOOD ORGANIZATION
It is important that you have a good organization to have a daily structure. Keeping a schedule will also help you keep track of your business tasks and your family life at the same time. You will have to have self-discipline to meet the schedule. The days that are more difficult, do not get frustrated if you do not get to everything, those days you will have to prioritize what is most important and what to expect.
HAVE STRUCTURE AND SUPPORT AT HOME
Get your family involved in the business, it is a great learning field for your children and ask for support where you need it. You can also take advantage of technology such as online shopping and planning apps to ease the burden.
FORGET THE GUILT
The guilt does not have to go with you, because you are a fighter woman who works hard to get your business and your family forward. Entrepreneurs must recognize that they will not always achieve work-life balance, they must take a broader view and focus on the positives that running a business brings rather than just the negatives. So put guilt aside because you are fighter and strong.
DELEGATE TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE
A small business cannot pay a highly qualified staff, but instead, if you need people for your business, you should choose those who are passionate, with a vocation for trust and who can afford the salary that you will have to pay them.
Keep pushing yourself to reach your goals, even when the going gets tough. Don’t throw in the towel at the first change, be an example of struggle and perseverance for your family. But remember that your physical and mental health and your family will always come first.