As a parent, you know working at home is going to save you time and effort. You also know there's one big challenge you'll face: How to get work done while your children are also at home.
1. Set up a private office in your home where you do all of your work. Ideally, it's a separate room with a door you can close to keep everyone, including your children, out while you're working.
If you don’t have an extra room, you can set aside space within a larger room that you can call your office.
Everyone in your family should know that when you are in your office working you are not to be disturbed unless it is an emergency.
It's also a great idea to make a sign that indicates when you're at work and unavailable. One creative mom created a color-coded sign that showed her kids when she's available. It starts with: