Since March of 2020 when COVID-19 was officially categorized as a pandemic, parents have been performing an elaborate juggling act in an attempt to meet work deadlines while educating and keeping their kids safe. For parents lucky enough to be able to work from home, there is much to be grateful for in terms of being “present” (those are heavy air quotes) for their kids, but there is also much to navigate.
Here are 7 ways employers can support their work-from-home workforce that’s also homeschooling kids.
1. Help parents connect (and disconnect).
Especially in workplaces where there aren’t