When you start a family, you may well have cut back on your working hours so that you could fit everything in you needed to do. Raising children and holding down a full-time job, is not easy, but it is not impossible.Read More
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For many moms, taking the step to being your own boss is a bold move. Giving up on a secure salary is a risk, but launching a new career as a mompreneur may bring rewards in the form of greater control over your earnings and your schedule. If you’re running your own business, and you’re looking for ways to manage your time better and boost productivity, here are some tips that may come in handy.Read More
Modern technology comes in all shapes and sizes, with a lot of it proving highly useful for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Now, there are specific things that have made it easier than ever before to run a company from home. Today, we’re going to look at this technology and explain how it’s benefitting the home businesswoman!Read More
Many moms choose to stay at home and build an independent career that lets them manage their family life. Indeed, with limited maternity leave options, more and more women choose to quit their office job to create a home-based business that meets their needs as a mother. Flexibility, availability and quality time with the children, these are the advantages of working from home. If you’re lucky, your employer might be open to the possibilities of remote work.Read More
The most valuable assets of a business include its brand and reputation. We currently live in a time where some companies only exist in the virtual world. Our digital presence can create a much bigger impact than the actual size of our company would warrant. However, the perception of a bigger company helps to add authority to your position and increase consumer confidence. Here are some top tips to help your company appear bigger than it might actually be.Read More
As an entrepreneur, your ideas are the most important asset at your disposal. They are real money-makers and have the ability to take you from zero to hero. The self-employed understand this better than anybody. Ideas come and go. The neurons in the brain trigger throughout the day and provide creative inspiration.Read More
Being a mom is the most important job in your world right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for other things. Once the survival training is over and motherhood starts to settle down, there is a yearning to get back out there. Thankfully, it’s never been easier to return to the workplace, whether that’s an office or your living room. Still, trying to mix a job with taking care of a child full-time is tricky. How are you going to complete the basic tasks, such as marketing and advertising? The answer is by getting creative.Read More
When you become a parent, your life changes in every single way, all the things that used to be important lose priority, as your little one becomes the most important factor in your life. That being said, if there is one area of your life that remains just as essential it’s your finances - the fact is that once you have a child, you actually need money more than before you were a parent as kids cost a lot more than you would think.Read More
When you first start to think about starting your own business, it can be scary. Being a working mom is a lot to handle at the best of times. So then throwing in the idea of starting your own thing can seem like it’s going to be a lot of work. When you already have a lot of responsibilities around the home, trying to work on your own company and getting it off the ground can seem like a lot of work. But, it can be rewarding. It can mean that you get to stay home with your kids and make money. You get the best of both.Read More
If you are looking for a change in direction with your career this year, one thing which you might not have considered is making your own t shirts and selling them online. If you are a naturally creative person and you enjoy creating your own products, t shirts can be a great option to make and see because the process is simple. Here is how you can do it yourself this winter and start a small business from home.Read More
The kids are growing up and at school and they don’t rely on you as much any longer. Sure, there is a lot to do around the house but it only takes half a day to clean, do the laundry and cook dinner. And, if you’re telling the truth, it’s all starting to get boring. You’d kill to have something in your life, anything, which was exciting and gave the day an extra slice of purpose. A side hustle is perfect because it mixes making money and being an entrepreneur with flexibility.Read More
If you’ve recently cast off the shackles of full time work to embark on a more satisfying journey to mompreneurship, the chances are that you’re feeling a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Your main motivation for being your own boss is to be at home more, spend more time with your little ones and to enjoy a little more flexibility in your work life. Striking a balance can be tough especially if your startup is very new. Try not to worry. Every mom who has chosen this career path was a newbie at one point, and many have gone on to have incredible careers. Take a look at how you can make your foray into mompreneurship less stressful.Read More
As a working mother, keeping track of your time l and productivity is an essential component to ensuring the balance between work and quality of life. But one of the scariest instances we all suffer from, especially when we are self-employed, is filing a tax return. If you've never done it before, it can be a very intimidating prospect, but also, if you aren't handy with numbers, it can feel the equivalent of learning how to speak Swahili! So what are the essentials that every working mother needs to know when it comes to filing your tax return and getting it ready?Read More
There are many of us stay at home mums that also want to work from home. It can be a great way to work, earn, and keep your skills and expertise going, all the while not having to work around childcare. So it can be a dream for many people that otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford to return to work. But if you want to start a business or side-hustle from home, then it does take some skills and expertise to get it done. Though you may have been working in a particular industry before, you start to wear quite a few ‘hats’ when you work for yourself and work from home. So here is a quick guide to cover some of the skills that will help you to work for yourself from home; where will it take you?Read More