The truth about working remotely when you have kids

Kids are life.

It's been almost two years since I took the plunge to create my own company instead of going back to the corporate world, giving me the flexibility to work remotely.

I thought that working from home was supposed to give me more time to spend with my kids, but I quickly realized I could probably work non-stop on my business if I could. It's helped to plan out activities with them to keep them on my to-do list. I found that those uninterrupted moments are the memories that I cherish the most.

It is a blessing that I never need to ask permission to take them to Dr.'s appointments or go to their school parties. If dad gets another IBS flareup, I can without hesitation step in to take care of them all, with no worries about begging for permission to work from home.

Working in my pj's, wondering if I should probably take a shower soon, my three-second walking commute, and having my kids, at arms-length, has honestly, been wonderful and worth every second.

I've enjoyed working at coffee shops and restaurants, but they are equally distracting and requires showering and commuting to. Then while I was there, I was missing my kids again. 😆 I think it's fun to do once in a while but serves to remind me why I wanted to work from the comfort of home in the first place.

Boudica Marketing is a social media, marketing, and advertising agency founded by Boudica. Helping business owners with new ideas, build up their online presence, get new leads, sales and customer service support through social media, growing awareness and brand recognition. Like and follow my page on Facebook @BoudicaMarketing for free info about marketing and advertising.

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Founder of Boudica Marketing. I help businesses get exposure, attract, and nurture customers through multimedia strategy and digital advertising.

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