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Women Working From Home
Managing Meals and Housekeeping
Women often find that managing a business and a home can be a Catch 22
situation. You have to work, but your family still has to eat and your house has to
be cleaned.
How do you do it all?
There is no easy solution to doing it all, but one thing is for sure . . . you are only
one person, you only have 24 hours in a day, and you do have to sleep during a
portion of that time. Whether you are married, single, or do/don’t have children,
you are still faced with the responsibilities that do not disappear just because you
work from home.
The key to managing is developing good organization and time management
skills, as well as a giant dose of preparation.
I know what you are thinking - you’ve heard it all before and people like myself
just do not know what we are talking about. Before you ditch this advice, give me a
few moments to share with you some helpful advice on managing meals and
housekeeping on a shoestring time budget. Planning ahead of time and the ability
to be creative is the key to successful management.
Everyone can do it!
Sit down sometime during the weekend with your daily planner and recipe books.
Decide which days you need to resort to something quick and simple and which
days you can prepare something more detailed.
As you plan, jot down a list of all the items you will need to purchase so that you
will have everything on hand throughout the week. Make a trip to the grocery store
and load up your buggy with everything on your list and then check your list twice.
There is nothing more aggravating than to have to make a special trip to the
grocery store for an onion! Plus, it kills valuable time!
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