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Stethoscopes to Swaddles Podcast

Nov 30, 2020

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Benefits of outsourcing household tasks

  1. Time is money- save time
  2. Save money
  3. Stress management- enables you to make time for self care

Barriers to outsourcing- Guilt

"Powerful famous women don’t say out loud that they have help at home, that they have nannies, housekeepers, chefs, assistants, stylists―whatever it is they have to keep their worlds spinning because they are ashamed. Or maybe a more precise way to say it is that these women have been shamed.”-  Shonda Rhymes

The 9 tasks you should be outsourcing

  1. Household chores- Housekeeping, Laundry,Landscaping, Appliance and furniture assembly (Task Rabbit)
  2. Grocery shopping: Instacart, Amazon Prime Now,  Amazon Fresh
  3. Meals and Baby Food
    Uber Eats, (Click link to save $20 off your first order of $25 or more),  DoorDash, (Click Link to Save $10 off each order of $15 or more, for a total of $30 savings),  Postmates,  SNAP kitchen (Click Link to Save $45 off your first SNAP kitchen order, or use my code MNJO-756) , Little Spoon,
  4. Errands
    Dry cleaning pickup- Favor- Use code SHIRB8 to get $5 off when you try Favor
    Tasks- Task rabbit
  5. Package pickups- UPS, USPS, Fedex
  6. Finance
    Bank alerts
    Bill Pay
  7. Photo Books, Holiday cards--Shutterfly, Chatbooks
  8. Shopping for clothes Online shopping , Trunk club ,Stitch Fix ,Fabletics
  9. Dog Walking
  • Key Takeaways- Check your priorities, resources, and abilities. If you enjoy certain tasks, you don't have to outsource them. Make the decisions that best suit your family, and don't let the mommy- shamers get to you. 

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