Just Say No: Overcoming Interruptions and Distractions
Youre deep in conversation with your eighth-grader when the phone rings. Youre doing some work for a business client when your fifth-grader suddenly has an urgent math question. How do you decide what gets your attention at any one time? Interruptions are one of the main challenges that homeschool moms and work-at-home moms face. Mary Jo Tate, an international editor and homeschooling mom of four boys, shares her strategies for dealing with the three main types of hindrances to getting things done: people (including yourself!), stuff, and activities.