Browsing Tag: work life balance

The working mama turning Chaos to Calm

Chrissie has ‘life is what you make it’ attitude and believes that there is no one way to do things right. She doesn’t believe in perfectionism and says that women should support one another to have the confidence to do the things that they feel is right for their family…

Kim Stone doesn’t have a ‘job’, she has a career and a business!

Kim Stone has many roles including wife, mum of two, career woman, business woman, friend, daughter and sister (in no particular order!). When I asked Kim about her job, her reply was that she doesn’t have a job, she has a career and a business! Go you, Kim…

Should we leave our personal life at home?

We’re often told that we should keep our personal lives separate from our work lives, but I don’t agree that we should leave our personal lives at the door when we go to work. In fact, I think we should encourage employees and colleagues to share more about their personal lives. Here’s why…

Work life balance or work life mix?

People are rebelling against ‘work-life balance’ in favour of work-life mix. What is this ‘mix’ you speak of…

The working mum paving the way for women in her workplace

Vicki Jakes is a full-time working mum of one (and two cats!) living with her husband in Brighton, UK. She works for a large software company as an Account Director helping advertising and marketing agencies. She also blogs at This Brighton Mum and spends her spare time seeing bands with her husband and getting some fresh Brighton-sea air at the beach, come rain, hail or shine…

What does ‘having it all’ really mean?

The phrase ‘having it all’ is usually used to refer to a woman’s, usually a mother’s, successful balance between her work and family. But who is defining whether a woman’s balance is ‘successful’? And what is it ‘all’ anyway…

The career-woman-turned-mum who has cracked the code for life

Tamsin Kate Simounds describes herself as ‘mum to scrumptious and oh so energetic ten month old Flynn, wife to Daniel, foodie, passionate supporter of working mums and mums in business, nutrition and wellness coach in training, working toward my second triathlon for ‘fun’… and as you can see lover of living a full life!’ You can tell from this alone that Tamsin leads a busy life…

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…

My never-ending quest for work-life balance

Our lives are constantly changing. Balance is not a static thing. The scales will shift and we need to remain mindful of the changes and ask ourselves if the status quo is still working for us…

7 tips for work-life balance for working parents

The key to a meaningful life is living the life you want to live. In an aim to find and live out our passions and joys, many of us juggle multiple commitments. Finding the right balance between these can be a struggle. Being mindful of your competing priorities any why they are important to you is key.

Here are my tips for finding work-life balance as a working parent…