Balancing Work and Life

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Balancing Work and Life

As a work at home mom, I feel pressured to get my work done in the morning. I prefer to work in the morning, while my son is at school. It means less distractions when he is away. I can focus on work and also household chores. I like to multitask.

When I am unable to do my work, I feel like I am behind schedule. This past weekend, I was unable to get my work done when I wanted to. On Saturday, my laptop needed to be updated and that took well over 6 hours. During that time, I did make myself useful and get things done. I jumped on the treadmill and walked and jogged!

On Sunday morning, our internet decided not to work for over an hour. Things like that put me behind schedule. I like to be able to do my work done early in the day. That gives me the rest of the day to do whatever I need or want.

I am trying to balance my life in as well. I am trying to make time for myself. I like to treat myself to something simple as a nap, mud mask, or watch my favorite shows on Netflix or catch up on shows I missed and watch them online. Either way, I like to take time for myself. When the weather is nice, I also like to go for a walk outside. This year, I plan on getting up to take breaks to walk on my treadmill or go outside for a few minutes. Either way, I need to add more walking into my day!

When my husband is home, which is rare, I try to make time for him if he isn’t playing video games. It is nice to talk or just watch a few shows together.

My work schedule can vary and when things pop up and need to be done, I will jump online to get it done. Otherwise, I do try to work during the day and leave plenty of time to unwind.

How do you balance work and life?

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Stephanie is a wife and mom. She has been married for over twelve years and started blogging shortly after getting married. When not blogging at Beauty Brite, she can be found spending time with her husband and son, catching up on Netflix, or working out. Feel free to contact Stephanie for more information on how she can help your company.

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