The 5 Tips to Help You Balance Mommyhood and Having a Career!

Hey There Mamas!

Many of you know that this past Sunday I had the pleasure of speaking at Mommycon Chicago! Oh how excited I was for the opportunity to speak to such a dynamic, strong, and powerful group of Moms. Which is why I wanted to share my best tidbits and key takeaways from my speaking session.

If you’re anything like me, you’re a busy Mom who’s always on the go and constantly balancing life between being a devoted Mother and drive Career Woman. Nowadays it’s quite common to see women who are juggling multiple roles and managing the demanding responsibilities of motherhood in addition to their time consuming careers. ¬†However, as difficult as it can be at times, it’s certainly not impossible and with just a bit of patience and proven techniques, you can definitely manage it and maintain a healthy balance between the demands of mommy-hood and your career. Check out my List of the Top 5 Tips to Help You Balance Mommyhood and Having a Career!

Tip #1: Identify Your Purpose

  • What Does Purpose Mean in Business?
  • What’s Your Why?
  • Is This Really Your Passion?
  • Would Your Life Still Be The Same If You Didn’t Pursue Your Passion of Starting Your Own Business?

Tip #2: Use Best Practices for Effective Time Management

  • Always Have a Plan and Set Realistic Goals
  • Structure & Maximize Your Day
  • Use Your Best Judgment When It Comes to Balancing Your Personal and Professional Time
  • Know When To Say “No” and Try Not to Overextend Yourself
  • Always Have A Backup Plan and Implement It When Necessary

Tip #3: Understand that Failure is An Option, But Have the Strength to Get Back Up

  • Understand that you are not perfect
  • Be willing to learn more from your mistakes and be proactive in implementing needed improvements
  • Figure out why you failed in the first place
  • Don’t beat yourself up or Get Discouraged

Tip #4: Be Able to Quickly Think On Your Feet and Be Open to Adapt to Change

  • Be a problem solver and think strategically
  • Pause, Take a Step Back, and Assess the things that are important to you
  • Life is Always going to throw you lemons, make lemonade!
  • Always be open to adapt to change and embrace it. Sometimes change is for the best!
  • Figure out why you failed in the first place
  • Don’t beat yourself or get Discouraged

Tip #5: Always Remember That You Are A Mom First!

  • What is the #1 characteristic that you want your children to remember about you when they grow up?
  • Always remember that you have the BEST Job in the world?
  • Always remember that you children come first no matter what
  • Find ways to maintain your healthy balance and be present in your child’s life as you manage your career.

I hope these tips help you navigate your way through Mommyhood and balancing your career. I know sometimes it gets tough and you might feel like you’re struggling trying to find your way, but just remember that you are not alone and we are all in this together. We are Women and We are Not Easily Broken. We are Moms and we are Fearless! Just remember that the next time you have trouble finding balance and managing your multiple supermom roles, there are so many healthy tips and techniques to help you keep going!

Chat soon!

~ Genesis

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