Small Biz Tip: Working From Home: Dealing with Kids

Tips from September 11, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss working from home: Dealing with Kids

  1. Talk to your kids. Distinguish for them the importance of your work time & that you cannot be disturbed. Make sure they understand.
  2. Create your work schedule around your kids. Stop work at a good pick up point when tending to obligations: pick up, feed, etc.
  3. Keep work documents, supplies, records & computer out of reach from your kids & talk to them about staying out of your workspace.
  4. Don't be afraid to ask for help. For important work projects or busy work days, ask a friend to help out with your kids. 

Daily Overview: Working at home with kids is difficult, but gets easier once rules and a schedule are set.