Archive for the ‘Work from home tips and advice’ Category

How to build a business in your spare time

  Juggling motherhood, employment and all of life’s other challenges can start you thinking about the practicality of starting your own business. Being able to work to your own timetable and not having to answer to a manager could definitely alleviate some of the pressures of being a working mother.

What does a bullet and a journal have in common – and why you should care!

When technology fails, the traditional, fail-safe methods are what we gravitate towards. You may ignore a reminder, forget to add an important meeting to your Google Calandar, or your battery might run out on your smartphone when you desperately need to confirm a date. But a notebook or a bullet

Five time wasters and how to cut them out of your life for good (Part 2)

If I had a pound for every time a working mum bemoaned how they wished there were more hours in the day, I’d be writing this from a palatial villa somewhere far away with iced cool drink in a tumbler. Not that it’s always an invalid comment, sometimes, we could

Five time wasters and how to avoid them – part 1

These days, it seems that everyone is trying to fit a week’s worth of work into a day. While it may look like the epitome of efficiency efficiency,  are you really making progress of just deceiving yourself? Here are five time wasting activities you probably don’t even realise that you’re

Four things you can do with the trusty old kitchen timer

There’s a lot of motivation to be gained when you’re up against the clock. It creates a buzz, a surge of adrenaline to do anything but fail. That’s why we love the trusty old kitchen timer. Use it for maximum success in getting things done and staying on top of

How to really enjoy working for yourself… without the guilt

Being your own boss has its pros and cons, but one sure positive is that the buck stops with you. You have the final say on everything you do, how you do it and when. So f you’re not happy about something, change it. If you’re not enjoying the grind

Staying smart: how mums can keep office, home and motherhood in check

Licia Ronzulli, MEP to the EU Parliament, recently made the news after bringing her young daughter to a vote at Strasbourg. Debate raged on every side as to whether we should celebrate or condone her actions.

Four jobs you (probably) didn’t think you could do from home

Working from home doesn’t always have to mean selling other people’s products or setting up a craft-based business…you can actually use your skills, experience and knowledge in your current profession without changing much other than where you work. Here are just four examples of doing just that to get you