The most challenging part right now is splitting our time between our own projects and taking care of our child. It takes a lot of scheduling and coordination between the two of us
In terms of working together, you get to discover a whole new side of your partner when you start working together on the same thing. Work communication can be a lot different, especially if you are highly motivated to get stuff done and succeed.
It took us a while to balance how we communicate "at work" and how to collaborate on work when you are also living together as a couple. But now it is pretty balanced, we mostly know when to talk about what and when to "shut down" any work related talk...
The great thing about both working from home is you get to spend a lot of time together. You can have breakfast, lunch and dinner as a family and sometimes you can even spontaneously take a day off if the mountains or lakes are calling. So to sum it up, its a challenge - but worth it!
Patric works on his own projects while also consulting for medium sized software companies, learn how he works remotely.
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