Great Ways to Balance Family Life and Your Career

One of the biggest challenges in life is finding balance between family and work. To have it all takes some finesse. You need to learn how to prioritize, make the most of your time, and be present. Here is a list of ten great ways to find balance between family life and your career.

10. Organize Your Schedule

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Scheduling is not just for doctor appointments anymore. You may already schedule important work meetings. But, to bring balance to your life, you need to schedule most of it. No matter which type of calendar you use (i.e., dry erase poster, electronic calendar, and/or personal organizer), start scheduling everything.

Schedule your sleep, your work hours, and your errands. Schedule time for your family members and for yourself. Schedule childcare, school, and extracurricular activities. Schedule breaks for yourself. If you plan it in writing, it will happen!