Although many women work from home to spend time with their children, the kids sometimes make it difficult to meet deadlines or complete assignments. Below are some tips from Ladies Who Launch members on keeping both your little ones and your finicky clients happy.
1. Use Nap Time Wisely
If you're lucky enough to have kids who nap, take advantage of the hour or two that napping affords you. "I work during naptime so I don't have to split my focus between work and my kids," says Joanne C. Jensen of Boston, who runs M&E Ideas, LLC. As the naps get shorter, "work in 10-minute intervals," she advises, "so at least you get one thing on your to-do list accomplished." And don't feel bad about breaking out the DVDs on occasion. Most importantly, "remember that the days are long, but the years are short," she says. "Children grow up so quickly. Rather than feeling overwhelmed and restricted by the lack ofRead More »from 4 Smart Strategies for Work-from-Home Moms