Work and family issues are emerging in every working family and is experienced by every contemporary parent.
With having children in mind few decisions are really way difficult. But having two source of income is a need, just as to clear the housing or other debts and at such a time parenting actually becomes difficult. Women and men both have doubled their responsibilities and hence it leads to less paying of attention at home. Working women have to settle the work load outside as well as even have to play the role of mom at home and has to be the manager of all the house hold activities.
Parents often think that they can handle both smoothly but in reality it gets tougher and tougher. To help you, here are few strategies that will assist you to cope through these parenting hard times.
Go through various options; take a look at everything that you do in your curricular. Calculate the number of hours you are working and the time you giving to your child. Mark the other responsibilities that you have to work upon and demand of the house. After doing these have a complete family meet and involve your child in it, discuss all the important issues including the budget. This help in getting your child more close to you and your family.
Try to share your load with your husband; Men’s participation in the home is also as essential as that of women. Ask your husband to take that keen interest in each household activity as you do and you will feel the more relax in coping all the responsibilities well along your work.
Combine few activities, go on a walk with your family or stretch your body with them in the morning. While you are preparing dinner ask your child to play in kitchen and talk with you about the complete day. This will help you utilizing your time and knowing all what your child does in your absence.
Enjoy every weekend and don’t be a lazy bone. Your child’s childhood won’t come back hence enjoy it whenever you get a chance. Go on outing. Get known to your child’s favorite activities and practice them in weekends. Give your active participation in each activity and encourage his every enrichment.
Coping through the home issues is not very tough but all you need do is balancing. Balance your acts; give equal attention to your work and home and in fair way. Regulate all the activities in order this is the best way to cope the family and work issues.