Good morning everyone, happy Friday. I started sharing my thoughts regarding working from home in a series of Work from Home Diary posts. Feel free to share your work from home feelings in the comments section below. For today’s update, I will share what it’s been like to work from home this week. As I mentioned yesterday, this is Laura’s spring break week. Instead of spending time driving around Ireland or suntanning in Kauai, we are both spending most of our time inside our home. My work from home set up is upstairs in our guest room / home office and Laura’s work from home set up is downstairs on our den table. It’s nice that we have our own spaces to work (and listen to music or watch TV).
As an assistant principal, Laura is used to waking up early and leaving early for work. Now that we are both working from home, we can sleep in a little later, eat breakfast together, and watch morning news before starting our work. I’m used to eating lunch around 11:30-12pm, so we both take a break, make lunch (or reheat leftovers) and relax for a few minutes. In the early afternoon, if the weather is nice/decent, we try to go for a 2-3 mile walk around our city to stretch our legs and talk about work and life. There are not many people outside, but we do see a few others walking and riding bikes. Continue reading