I've both loved and loathed working from home. Working from home is neither the problem, nor the solution. Creating great work and creating a great family require the same things: time, space and working together.
What I've learned is that the motivated young woman I hired is no more likely to be playing Solitaire at home than she was at the office and as long as she's getting the work done, do I really care that she's doing it at 10 at night because she decided to go for an afternoon run?
For six years I have not only been working from home, but also running a company from my home. One of the biggest benefits of working from home is that I'm much more available for my family. Here are a few lessons I have learned as a work-from-home mom.