It appears to me that there is great momentum for the self-employed/stay-at-home-parent/entrepreneur, or even employees allowed to work from home a few times a week. I think this is great on many levels though I find staying on task and working efficiently is sometimes difficult. Anyone else feel this way? I’m sure I’m not the only one!
It has been a long time since I worked in a traditional office setting, and I am grateful that I have been able to continue, albeit in a limited capacity, my original career as an engineer, from home through contract work, while my children are small. Essentially self-employed, less than part-time. I am grateful to my husband for getting a consistent pay cheque for many of those years, so that I could stay home; we are really fortunate. That all changed in 2013 and you can read that story here. Continue reading Do you work from home? My tips for being efficient.