The Freelance WAHM life

10 ways to stay productive during the slow periods of holidays.

stay productive when business is slow

Have you hit the dreaded “freelance famine”? A freelance famine is a period of time when business really slows down and you are twiddling your thumbs and stressing over your bank accounts. This generally occurs around big holiday periods, such as Christmas or summer breaks. Everyone experiences it. It can be scary. As freelance writers,…

How to set boundaries as a freelance writer and WAHM

  When you are a work-at-home-mum (WAHM) the lines between work and home life often become blurred. Working from home means it is so easy for your work life to bleed through to your personal life. You can become distracted by family, neighbours, social media, laundry and other household chores. And on the other hand…

How to take a holiday when you are a freelance writer.

how to take a break when you are a freelance writer

Sadly, one of my first thoughts when we started planning our big family trip to the UK was “but what about my freelance work?” I started stressing about how I was going to manage to take a 5-week vacation, and STILL WORK! The answer? Do not work. Gasp! No work? How can I NOT work…

How to achieve a work life balance as a work at home mum.

work life balance, work at home mum, WAHM, SAHM,

There is a constant struggle to maintain a “healthy” work and life balance. You have to work to live, that’s a given; but how much work is too much? Where do you draw the line? When do you spend time with your family? How do you maintain the balance? These questions, and more have been…

How to manage your time as a work-at-home-mum.

I have struggled the last few weeks to get any writing done. I have found myself crawling into bed at the end of the day, without turning my computer on or picking up a pen. This is no way to get my novel finished! Let alone client work. I guess I can be excused at…

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