If You Want to Work from Home
Here are some important points to take note of if you want to work from home. working from home is a dream occupation for many people, but only a few of us will dare to trudge that path. As long as you keep to your basic principles, keep focused, learn how to motivate yourself, be patient and learn how to manage your time properly, you CAN have the best of both worlds.
Set your working hours
Be serious about your work
1. Work or do the most important things whenever your kids are off somewhere else ? like kindergarten, tuition, music school or visiting a cousin.
2. Setup a special table or space where your kids do their homework whenever you're working.
3. Get someone to mind the kids while you're working during your working hours
4. Work when the kids are taking a nap
5. Spend a lot of time with your kids and whenever you're having family time, ignore business phone calls or office matters.
6. When you are working, tell your kids to get help from someone else
Use an organizer
Don't check your email all the time
Don't work all the time
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