Working in shifts as parents has the great advantage that everyone can fully focus on the current activity. Quality time as a family and working hours for the parents should be carefully considered and planned in a schedule.
HOW IT’S DONE
Please find below a „real“ example of how parents structure their day. Each Sunday, the couple decides on how they want to schedule the days of the coming week. They make sure that meals are taken together and that there are also joint breaks. Whether a schedule like the one of Regina and Matthias is also suitable for you, you have to find out for yourself:
Set up the shift plan together. There is no right or wrong here – there is only the solution that best suits you and your family. The only crucial thing is that you and your partner find a way to reserve quality time for you as a couple, for the children, and for work.