Supernanny Shares Work-from-Home Tips for Parents
Who better to give us advice for navigating our remote work life while kids are virtual learning than Supernanny Jo Frost. We loved these tips she recently shared with Parents magazine.
Sitting next to your little student makes it harder for them to grasp that you’re working. “The kids can be nearby, but establish your own space,” says Frost.
Stick to routine.
“Kids thrive on it,” says Frost. It’s easier for them to do schoolwork and respect your workday if you largely stay on task. Make beds, have breakfast, get dressed—and then each of you report to your spot.
Signal when you’re busy.
“Have a red or green light, an actual sign, that tells everyone if you’re free or not,” suggests Frost. Kids love visual cues—it’s why classrooms are full of them.
Feed the meter.
Your kids need and want you, and the perk of working from home is the ability to be together instantly. Stick to a schedule so they have your attention at predictable times. In addition to mornings and evenings, Frost suggests lunch.
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What tips do you have for working from home?