Facing The Challenges Of Working From Home Headlong
I’ve been working from home – telecommuting, as the technical term says it – for the past 6 or 7 years now. Freelancing gave me the opportunity to work while having an active presence in my family’s life. I think of telecommuting as killing two birds with one stone. I’m able to earn and take care of my family both at the same time.
Marie, a mother of two who works as a hotel receptionist by day and takes business administration classes at night, believes she’s a master multitasker. “I have to or I won’t survive!” she laughingly said. She admitted that it was hard the first time but things got easier once she learned what she called “the ways of the trade”.
Procrastination is the art of delay – putting off what needs to be done to do something that’s less important. Almost everybody – if not everybody – is guilty of it. You might even have something to do right now but put off doing it to read this article.
We are now at the age where working mothers is the in thing. Based on Bureau of Labor Statistics of 2016, 70.6 percent of women with children under 18 years old are working or looking for work. Some women choose to work for career satisfaction, others because their families need the income. There are even mothers who, soon after giving birth, decide to go back to the workplace because of fear of losing career opportunities.