Working Remotely: 5 Key Tips for Parents


Has your employer recently instructed you to begin working remotely? Perhaps you’re excited about sleeping in a little later and saving gas money rather than commuting. But if you’re the parent of a toddler or baby, you may also be wondering how you’re going to keep an eye on your kids while working. These tips will help you figure out how to manage your responsibilities for your family and your employer.


Childcare


Sometimes, you won’t be able to work with your kids by your side. If you live with a spouse or partner, ask them to pitch in with childcare if they happen to have some free time during your typical working hours. Alternatively, you could consider hiring a babysitter. Care recommends calculating your budget, interviewing potential candidates, and running background checks before hiring anyone.


Adjust Your Schedule


Do you tend to have an easier time concentrating on your work when your children are napping in the afternoon or have already gone