The Challenges of Being a Supermom in The 21st Century
To all fellow mothers,
I appreciate all the hard work that you have done for family; and most moms are trying to be a supermom in this 21st century. Supermom means moms who can manage home, bring up children well and have a fulfilling career.
I would say that it is not easy to manage home, family and a career at the same time, but we have choices in life.
Having a career is good and healthy. However, working full time outside home can be demanding and commuting can add longer working hours. I believe that there is an option of working from home. I see the growing trend of entrepreneurship. Mothers set up their home-based business based on their passion. Yes, we can create our solo career from home by using the Internet, technology and social media. We are living in the new economy, where the use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) can open up to possibilities. Beware of unscrupulous business opportunities which entice to reward big money without working. It is crucial to align your career with your passion, personality and talents.
Personal growth and emotional balance are vital too.
When moms are emotionally balanced, they have positive growth. They show good qualities such as:
- Excellent communicator and networker
- Street-smart (thinking out of the box)
- Passionate (when they’re building their business based on their passion)
- Don’t Give Up easily
However, they can show their negative characters when they are not in balance such as
- Thinking too much
- Give up easily
- Fearful (always predict negative outcome)
- Lack of confidence
Remember to stay in positive state of mind and be happy, so you can tap all good qualities and have personal growth. Everyone has different personality. If you are more aware of your strengths and weakness, you can control yourself and have more balance in life. Find out how personality analysis can help you align your career and activities with your personality and talents. If you find yourself struggling and have no support, coaching may offer you personal support for your goals and moving forward with your plans and dreams.
It is not easy to keep work-life balance. Take care yourself well so you can be happy and more balanced in live.
“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one” – Jill Churchill
Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers!