The #WorkingMomsGuide Handbook for #BlogchatterProjects

In the blink of an eye, it is the end of December! Throughout the month, I really enjoyed creating the WorkingMomsGuide. This is a project I intend to keep doing and hopefully I will have a few more posts in the coming year. Would you like to see more of those? Please let me know in the comments. I asked my friends on social media who were also working moms, what their survival mantra was. I got some very creative and some very sensible answers to this question. Calling all working moms to share. What is your survival mantra for rocking

5 Tips for managing maids and household help #WorkingMomsGuide

Being a working mom is a game of balancing many things on a daily basis. Your work, kids, home and other social demands on your time. As any structural engineer will tell you, the key to balance is the right support. Thankfully, in India we do have support available in the form of household help. I know a lot of us feel that managing maids is akin to a headache, but that feeling will go away with a bit of attitude adjustment. Trust me, I have been there. I have come to accept that dependence on maids is a necessity

5 Tips to Choose Daycare Centers and Creche #WorkingMomsGuide

Finding a daycare near me was one of the biggest tasks I had to do while relocating to Mumbai. I was very sure I wanted professional childcare while my daughter is still young. I was not comfortable in having a nanny at home while she is still in preschool. So finding a good Creche was the only option for me. It was a long and tedious process and I learnt a few things along the way. Here are my considerations for choosing the right daycare option. Considerations for Choosing Daycare and Creche 1. Compare Staff Child Ratio at the Creche I was

5 Must Have Beauty Products for Working Mothers #WorkingMomsGuide

Hiya everyone, hope all of you are doing well. I know I have been missing from this space lately but I am back and have loads of stuff planned in December. So without further ado, let me talk about 5 must have beauty products for working mothers! Now women in general and working mothers in particular are forever short on time. “Oh, I have enough hours in the day”, said no woman ever. With several demands on our time, what gets sacrificed most often is me time, self care and beauty regimen. I thus believe that it is very important

6 Tips on Getting Back to Work post Maternity Leave

Becoming a mother is one of the most overwhelming experiences in a woman’s life. Once you have popped the baby out and gone through the joys and struggles of being a new mum, the pregnancy is long forgotten.  Your days and nights blend into one. Time is now measured in terms of feeding, nap and diaper changes. Amongst all this, you push one thought firmly at the back of your head – about returning to work. Are you losing sleep over it? I know I did! Returning to work after having a baby can be mentally daunting. Whether you are a