I’m finding it hard most days to work without being interrupted by a child who refuses to do ‘quiet time’ instead of napping. And that’s ok because I’m not the only one raising kids during a pandemic and trying to fit in productivity spurts around their ever-changing routines.
One of my goals for 2020 is to get more comfortable speaking to camera. I’m working on it slowly but surely and you’ll be seeing more of these kinds of posts! This week, I’m talking about how Babies, Business + Breakfast™ began when I became a parent and started bringing my children into business settings.
If you’ve found your windows of ‘work’ time during quarantine shrinking based on your kids’ attention spans, this one’s for you. I’ve used time blocking over the years to improve my efficiency with work tasks and output, while lowering my stress levels and feeling more in control when the unexpected (always) occurs.
Invest in yourself alongside your kids, while making new connections: Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Community + Membership is now open for registration!
Three Ways To Make Remote Work More Productive For You (+ Your Family): I’ve released a new short online course for parents which provides you with the mindset tips and productivity tools to get your home and work life flowing better together.
I’ve been re-learning how to record, upload and caption video in small windows of time, working from home with kids. It’s all for my upcoming short online course about Mixing Babies And Business: 3 Ways To Make Remote Work More Productive For You (+ Your Family).
At the start of 2019, I didn’t exactly know if I was meant to keep banging on about the merits of flexible work, inclusive spaces and experiences for people who also happen to be parents. Spoiler alert: When you take the first step, the Universe takes 10 to meet you!
Secret to sanity: We play a lot in the snow. And by play, I mean, the kids wander around the yard and driveway during the daytime as I attempt to shovel at warp speed before they get bored and venture too close to the road.
I’ve been thinking a lot about honouring my ancestors lately and in particular, how I can honour my grandmothers. I know I am fortunate and not every woman has access to the same opportunities.