Category Business & Career

work life balance for mom

10 Strategies For Busy Working Mothers

Despite my best efforts, I’m completed trumped by mothers whose home are always neat and tidy. They are always well-groomed, poised and prepared. Their two or more kids are disciplined, well-mannered and accomplished. To top it off, these women work full-time, either holding prominent positions in distinguished companies or running their own businesses. How do they do it? What’s […]

Inbox Hell Email Flood

Work: Dealing With Email Overflow

It’s Monday morning and your inbox says you have 200 NEW emails! Are you drowning in a flood of emails after each weekend, and especially during the public holidays? Are you struggling to control your emails in what seems like inbox hell? If you find yourself checking your emails periodically during the weekends, or booking […]

Flexiwork for Mums

Flexiwork Options for Mums

I am SO envious of my neighbour. She works from home most days and goes into the office only when she has meetings. Sure, she has to “conference call” with her boss and colleagues in the evenings and work after her kids are in bed. But she is home most days for her children and […]

Difficult Conversation

5 Difficult Conversation Pitfalls to Avoid

Have you ever watched two people handle a difficult conversation poorly? It is always easier to see the mistakes other people make, but much harder to see our own contributions in similar circumstances. But the truth is that none of us is perfect and we are all prone to doing very human things when placed […]

Working and Family Life

Work Life Balance – 5 Keys to a Better Balance

Are you having trouble balancing work and life? We all want better balance in our lives, but many of us struggle in achieving and then maintaining it. People tend to get stuck in a rut. They know that how they are living is not working for them, but find change difficult. There are also increasing […]

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.   Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 45 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see […]

Zoe Tay working mom

Zoe Tay shares on being a working mom and discipline

Grab Zoe Tay’s limited edition Similac Mummy Tote bag and Gain IQ Baby Rompers and read about her boys, her discipline style and how she manages parenting with her busy lifestyle. A revered celebrity, an award-winning actress, a doting mom to 3 lovely boys, and now, a budding designer!! Is there anything that this versatile […]