How working parents are navigating childcare during the coronavirus pandemic

Your employer needs to understand that working from home isn’t just remote work. It’s remote work while having to navigate everything from 24/7 childcare to care for elderly parents, and to concern about spouses working dangerous jobs in the fight against COVID-19.

Article by: Emma Hinchliffe, 20 March 2020,


As segments of the economy grind to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic, Sian Bumsted’s job has only picked up steam.

Working in sales for a major consumer packaged goods company in Toronto, Canada, Bumsted says she’s under more pressure than ever—with a 3-year-old at home.


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