Home Office with Kids

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Working from Home with Kids
Working from Home with Kids

getAbstract parents share their experiences and tips – an introduction

Don’t Beat Yourself Up When Things Are Not Perfect
This 2 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 512 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 613 minutes (about 11 hours). Learn more.
Don’t Beat Yourself Up When Things Are Not Perfect

Ramona Marcionetti, PR and Marketing Manager / Kids: Gion (9 months)

Without Exercise, You’ll Go Nuts
This 2 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 304 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 363 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
Without Exercise, You’ll Go Nuts

Elisabeth Nitzsche, Managing Editor / Kids: Finnley (4 years) and Magnus (18 months)

Put Kids on a Schedule Similar to What They Had in School
This 2 min. read saves you up to 6 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 288 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 344 minutes (about 6 hours). Learn more.
Put Kids on a Schedule Similar to What They Had in School

Jackie Cisneros, Senior Account Manager / Kids: Enzo (9) and Gianna (4)

The Less Important Things Will Just Have to Wait (Including Laundry)
This 2 min. read saves you up to 6 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 288 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 344 minutes (about 6 hours). Learn more.
The Less Important Things Will Just Have to Wait (Including Laundry)

Anna Wehrt, PR and Communications Manager / Kids: Charlotte (2)

Work While They Sleep (Unless You Have to Sleep While They Sleep)
This 2 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 224 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 267 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
Work While They Sleep (Unless You Have to Sleep While They Sleep)

Erica Rauzin, Senior Managing Editor / Kids: two girls and a boy (all adults), two baby grandsons

Keep a Maximum of Doors Shut
Keep a Maximum of Doors Shut

Koni Gebistorf, Executive Editor / Kids: Mina (2)

Go Outside into Nature Every Second You Are Not Working, Sleeping or Eating
This 2 min. read saves you up to 11 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 512 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 613 minutes (about 11 hours). Learn more.
Go Outside into Nature Every Second You Are Not Working, Sleeping or Eating

Sara Kuepfer, Writer / Kids: Anjali, 8

Do an A-to-Z Scavenger Hunt at Home and the Kids Will Love It
This 2 min. read saves you up to 7 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 304 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 363 minutes (about 7 hours). Learn more.
Do an A-to-Z Scavenger Hunt at Home and the Kids Will Love It

Lauren Cooper, Social Media Manager / Kids: Annalisa (8), Anthony (7) and Mack (5)

A Defined (But Flexible!) Routine Works Wonders
This 2 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 240 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 286 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
A Defined (But Flexible!) Routine Works Wonders

Andrew Savikas, Chief Strategy Officer / Kids: Adler (7) and Ada (4)

See the Positive in It
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See the Positive in It

Marc Wiest, Co-head IT, Web-Engineer / Kids: Malina (5) and Niklas (3)

The One Thing That Helped the Most Was the Company’s Flexibility
This 2 min. read saves you up to 2 hours
For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from one getAbstract summary (one book with a total of 96 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 114 minutes (about 2 hours). Learn more.
The One Thing That Helped the Most Was the Company’s Flexibility

Haike Finch-Schattka, Editorial Recruiting and Managing Editor / Kids: Girl (6) and Boy (4)