Episode 221: How to Get Things Done While Your Kids are at Home with Dana & NJ

For many of us Boss Moms, figuring out how to get work done while our kids are at home is a daily reality (and no easy feat!)

In this episode NJ and I are discussing strategies and tips for actually being productive and getting things done while the kids are home for a sick day, a snow day, a summer, or all the time.


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In This Episode You’ll Hear:

  • Personal examples of what kind of work NJ and I have learned we can and can’t do when the kids are home
  • Why it’s important to know when your “time of genius” is and how to maximize your ability to get work done then
  • Creative ways to integrate your kids into the work you’re doing
  • Why frustration and guilt make it harder to get things done
  • Practical tips to help you set yourself up for success instead of frustration
  • How to understand and follow both your kids’ cues and level of development or ability
  • How to set standards and condition your kids to respect your work time

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We love hearing from you!

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