Whew! FINALLY - the kids are BACK. IN. SCHOOL.
No more interruptions for snacks, the potty, the sound of something breaking, or ninja whisper conversations that you keep falling for thinking they only have one question and you can "shoo!" them away but no they have 10 more questions.
We are FREE!
Oops, just kidding!
Kids are now "working from home" with you - don't even call them kids anymore. They're your co-workers now.
60% of our team members are parents.
We don't need to run a large-scale study to determine that it's NOT easy to be a great parent and productive team member AT THE SAME TIME.
As school-aged kids return to school online, here are 5 Tips that will keep you from locking the kids in the closet:
1. Share & Sync Schedules
Like actually write it down on a big board and have them reference the schedule when they have any questions about what to do next. Schedule break times together by blocking out your schedule...
Welcome newbies! You’re probably so excited that you get to work from home now, but trust me, it could get old fast. Sure, you’ll be in the comfort of your own home, but after a while, the need for sunlight and human interaction is needed! You’ll start to feel like you need to get out more. Since I’ve been working from home (it’s now going on a year and a half) I go out a lot more on the weekends. Something about being in the house all day, every day, can drive a person crazy! But I don’t want that for you, so I have come up with some useful tips to help you get your job done all whilst not losing your mind in the process.
Bathe. Yes, bathe. Some of you will ixnay that morning shower since you don’t have to leave the house now, but showering first thing in the morning makes all the difference in the world. Showers also help you to wake up. Now, if you just can’t help yourself and you need to get those extra minutes of sleep in...