The Freelance WAHM life

Creating Support Systems for WAHM Freelance Writers.

create support systems for wahm freelance writers

Some people have an idyllic impression about what a freelance WAHM is all about. Some people believe it is easy work, staying in your pyjamas until lunchtime with your children playing nicely whilst you tap away at your computer. Or drinking coffee whilst working at a café. The reality is far from this. Or atleast…

RULE NUMBER TWELVE: BE PROUD OF WHAT YOU DO.

WAHM freelance writer be proud

We are there! We made it to the end of “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing”. And I have saved the most important for last! BE PROUD OF WHAT YOU DO! You know what, there is no sugar coating it. Being a WAHM is hard. Being a parent is hard full stop, without working whether…

RULE TEN: KNOW YOUR GOALS AS A FREELANCE WRITER AND WAHM.

set goals for WAHM freelance writers.

Whew! We are so close, can you see the finish line? Rule 10 in “The 12 rules of Freelance Writing” series is all about setting (and achieving) goals. Setting goals and knowing your WHY is so important as a freelance writer and a work-at-home-mum. Why? Because these things help motivate, inspire and drive you forward.…

RULE NUMBER SIX: BALANCE IS EVERYTHING!

work life balance for freelance WAHMs

Wow! We are halfway through “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series. It seems only fitting that this post be all about balance!  How many different hats do you wear? Mum. WAHM/SAHM. Freelance writer. Business owner. Registered Nurse. Wife. Sister. Daughter. Friend. Cleaner. Cook. Chauffer. Maid. Shopper. These are just a sample of the few…

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. [click_to_tweet tweet=”Freelance writing often moves in ebbs and flows. The…

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…

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