Time Saving Tips for Busy Moms – Roundup for February 9

This week’s best time saving tips for busy moms include a “busy”-ness, a new work trend, and getting organized for tax season.


Are You Really as Busy as You Think You Are? :: LifeHacker

I certainly think I’m busy. I work a demanding (although fulfilling!) job, have an additional side gig, and even take on freelance stories regularly. Because my various forms of work take up so much time, I feel like I have barely any time left for socializing, sleep, cooking, and cleaning. And forget exercise. But I still manage to read and post on Facebook regularly, write personal emails to certain people (while ignoring others), surf the web, watch The Daily Show, and listen to a lot of music. How do I manage to fit this all in?

The New Work from Home Trend: Second Job :: Working Mother

“People with children and sometimes elderly parents who require their attention also need this kind of flexibility.” In Shannon’s case, working from home allowed her to control her schedule. “I don’t have to ask anyone if it is okay for me to clock out and go pick up my kids from school,” she says.Work-from-home second jobs are valuable even if when not undertaken due to necessity. Moms can gain new skills and explore additional career possibilities—all from the comfort of their own homes. The most popular work from home second jobs, according to Levit, are home-based customer service agents, direct sellers (those who sell consumer products person-to-person outside a traditional retail location) and virtual assistants. And for would-be entrepreneurs like Shannon, there are online seller jobs.

Just Do the Next Thing {A Fresh Start} :: Amy’s Finer Things

Sometimes things don’t go as planned.  Sometimes the toddler wakes up when you do, soaked through and poopy.  And then while you’re scrambling to make breakfast for the family, he poops again.  In the bathtub. Sometimes the to-do list is buried in the reality of the day before 8:00.

5 Quick Tips to Save You An Hour Every Day… Really :: Life as Mom

Let’s be honest here. We, all, wish for more time in the day. we wish we had a few extra minutes to drink that cup of coffee in peace. We wish we had 30 minutes to catch a nap. We crave for an hour of pampering. A mani-pedi, anyone?While I can’t give you an extra hour in the day, I can show you how to save an hour to do what YOU want, every day.

Three Ways to Be More Organized This Tax Season:: Organization of Moms

Tax season is fast approaching–are you ready? Try these three simple ways to be more organized – and less stressed.

What’s your best tip for saving time?

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