The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has us all in unfamiliar territory. Daycares, schools and nonessential businesses are closed and we’re practicing social distancing. Illinois is following a stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the virus.
Life looks very different as families across the country are stuck at home. Parents who are fortunate enough to work remotely are doing so, but that has its challenges, too.
You will all need to adjust your expectations. You may need to change your work style to find interrupted work time. Your kids will need to accept the fact that all playdates and social outings must be put on hold for now.
How can families juggle working from home with kids without losing it? Here are 10 tips for parents:
We’re all in unfamiliar territory right now. It isn’t easy. But we will all get through this.
At Edward-Elmhurst Health, our top priority is the safety and protection of patients, staff, physicians and the community. For updates on our planning and response efforts as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19, please check EEHealth.org/coronavirus.
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