Browsing Tag: time management

Time vs money: why working parents should outsource household chores

I returned to work shortly after my daughter’s birth and I very quickly resented that I was spending half of every Saturday morning cleaning the house. Within weeks we had hired a cleaner and for the first time in my life I was paying for a service that I was equally as qualified to provide myself. How did it feel? Freeing…

5 minute fillers for parent-baby bonding

As a working parent, quality time with my daughter is important. I believe there are enough hours in the day, but I am very conscious to use my time wisely. One thing I am doing lately is making sure I make the most of otherwise ‘wasted’ time by using it to spend quality time with my daughter…

I Know How She Does It

I recommend this book to anyone struggling to keep all the balls in the air, who feels like there isn’t enough hours in the day or who is looking for an alternative to the trade-off between a career and family. But I also recommend it to busy people who, like me, think they’re not doing too bad of a job by themselves…

Bullet journal: the ultimate to-do list

I began my bullet journal journey about four months ago. At that time My to-do list comprised a combination of an electronic task list, notepads, loose sheets of paper and an email chain that I would forward to myself whenever I wanted to add or remove something. It worked, but it was haphazard and I knew there must be a better way. I toyed with the idea of a to-do list app, but…