Getting Things Done While Locked Down with Your Kids

Contributed by 18 HBR readers

Quick Takes

  • Set boundaries for your kids and for yourself
  • Carve out dedicated time for focus
  • Let go of screen guilt
  • Get extended family involved
  • Embrace good enough
  • Play, laugh, and be present

Editors’ Note: A few months into the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, we reached out to working parents on HBR’s LinkedIn Group and asked them to share advice about how they were getting things done in these impossible circumstances. Great ideas flowed in by hundreds from around the globe, and we’ve collected a few of our favorites here. While we hope against hope that the pandemic has passed by the time you are reading this book, many of these tips and tricks will be just ...

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