The Freelancer Club Blog

HOW DO FREELANCE PARENTS DO IT?

Once you’ve wrapped your head around the financial support that expecting parents are entitled to, the reality of being a new parent while balancing a freelance career can start to sink in. Freelancers will know how hard it can be juggling a variety of clients and projects, so the thought of doing all of that with a baby in tow can be daunting, to say the least. But don’t fear. Having children while freelancing is manageable, and with a little organisation, it can even be a more balanced option than working full-time while being a new parent.

FREELANCER MUMS

Freelancer mums are amazing. They run a business and raise a child. it's no easy task but with expert organisation and a lot of hard work, you can make it work for you to get the best of both worlds. The Freelancer Club spoke to two wonderfully talented freelancer mums to ask them how they manage.

10 TRAINING COURSES FOR FREELANCING PARENTS

So you’ve been a full time freelancer for a while now. You’ve got a good rhythm going and you’re handling the demands of family life like a professional. You’re not alone. According to a 2014 Guardian article, the number of freelancing mothers in the UK rose by 24% in the past two years. No matter where you are in your freelancing career there is always room for improvement. Whether that refinement is reflected in your professional or personal life, it is worth having a look at the range of courses that can help make your personal life that little bit easier or your professional life much more attractive to potential clients.

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