Magazine article Working Mother


Magazine article Working Mother


Article excerpt

A lot of us supermoms try to do everything ourselves-which we know can lead to stress, lack of personal time and diminished focus. Instead of doing it all, outsource your least-favorite tasks and spend more time on those that matter most. Consider handing off these:

Task: Extra admin assignment

Delegate to: Fancy Hands (

Details: Fancy Hands' virtual assistants can do any task that can be done remotely, such as making travel arrangements or returning calls.

Cost: $30 per month for five requests (tasks that require 20 minutes or less) up to $150 per month for 50 requests.

Task: Last-minute errand

Delegate to: Taskrabbit (

Details: Taskrabbit can find a vetted, experienced person to do pesky in-person tasks like assembling furniture or waiting in line.

Cost: Hourly fees vary by job, and taskers set their own prices; Taskrabbit also charges a service fee. …

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