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Helpful Tips For Working Parents

Helpful Tips For Working Parents

Being a working parent can be a challenging role. You must meet your child/children’s needs and maintain a good relationship with your spouse while being a reliable and competent employee.

Here are some ideas to help make life easier:

  • Start and finish the day on a happy note
  • Pack work, childcare bags, and lunches the night before
  • Have a routine and stick to it
  • Get your child to bed on time
  • Leave work stress at work
  • Use car time to connect with your child
  • Set realistic and achievable goals
  • Prepare double amounts of food and freeze for later
  • Invest in a slow cooker and put dinner on before leaving for work in the morning
  • Enjoy dinner together with the TV off
  • Plan meals and only grocery shop once a week
  • Fold laundry as soon as it comes out of the dryer to avoid ironing
  • Be consistent with discipline
  • Give older children chores around the house
  • Use Sunday night as house pick-up time
  • Avoid over scheduling yourself and your children
  • Plan regular fun family activities on the weekends
  • Take time out for you and your spouse
  • Go for a walk – it’s a great stress reliever

Most importantly, be positive!

 

About Kaley Wilson

Kaley is an intern with the Protection 1 Marketing Department. She is a sophomore at Stetson University, majoring in marketing and minoring in digital arts. She is also the Panhellenic representative of the Alpha Delta chapter of Delta Delta Delta.

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