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How parents working from home can ask their boss for more flexibility

  • As the school year begins, many parents are struggling more than ever to balance their work schedules with their kids’ virtual or in-person classes.
  • While most companies are open of COVID-related adjustments, it can be challenging to ask your boss for childcare accommodations.
  • Start by explaining your situation, and come prepared with very specific asks about how to make working from home easier. 
  • Whether it’s breaking your day into time blocks or compromising on deadlines, be firm with your requests but also keep an open mind when discussing solutions with your employer.  
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Rebecca Kallman is the head of brand management at Argonaut, a San Francisco-based advertising agency. She’s also the mom of two very busy kids, ages six and three and a half. When the pandemic hit, she faced many of the same struggles so many other working parents have now that everyone

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