Working from home is great – but can we have it all?
Do you ever wonder what it’s all for? Do you sometimes think that it’d be easier to just pack it all in and go back to work in the “real world” rather than working from home? I’m sure many small business owners feel that way at some point – I have too. I’ve been really busy lately and have got a lot of productive work done (luckily, as it’s still BAS time), and have sat down and nutted out my goals for the next 3 months.
This week has been so jam packed I was feeling conflicted about a personal appointment that I had in my diary to go to my son’s kindy this morning for a special “Super Mum Celebration”. I was concerned that I wasn’t fitting in all my work stuff, but I still wanted to go to kindy. So after lots of backwards and forwards in my head, I postponed one client to next week (luckily they’re awesome and had no problem with that!) and fitted in my other two clients this afternoon after my morning at kindy.
Working from home – evaluate your “why”.
And if I ever wondered what it was all for? Now I know. I had the most wonderful morning at kindy with Zac and it was a treasure to see how proud he was to bring me my “Super Mum Cape” that he’d decorated all by himself. We had a morning of pampering – I had my nails painted, my hands and back massaged, we read stories, played with tickle feathers, made jewellery (I’m getting quite a nice collection now), we had mocktails and morning tea. We sang songs and Zac gave me a special picture he drew of me.
Working from home – now you know why!
So when you’re thinking it’s just all too much and you want to throw in the towel, think about the awesomeness of the business you’ve created, working from home and around your lifestyle, and how much you love it!