Since having my first child in 2014–and almost simultaneously launching my business–I’ve read my fair share of parenting books and articles. Most of the advice centered around finding an ideal balance between work and family demands, and squeezing in a bit of “me time” in an already hectic schedule.
Fast forward to 2020, and exactly zero of that advice feels relevant now.
Together, along with many working parents across the country, I’m just trying to keep my head above water at work and at home (the same location!) and make sure that my kids get an education through the very screens all of those parenting books once said to avoid.
While it’s definitely been a trial by fire situation, I have learned a lot since March about ways to make the working-and-learning-from-home situation work–or least, a little more productive for everyone involved.
And while my own advice may very