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I live in a small studio apartment and my mother is visiting for just over a week from abroad. I’m anxious about being in each others face day/night since my desk faces my living space so I’m thinking of working from office all week as I don’t have time off. Any ideas on how I can make the space issue work and somehow keep her entertained?

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Just did this with my mom for a little under a week and thought it would be a big issue but wasn’t. In the morning she’d get ready and go for a walk/get coffee and then come back and make us lunch. In the afternoons she’d get outside again to run errands and then start dinner before I wrapped up work. I tried to prioritize finishing up around dinner time so we could spend time together. Even found a couple afternoons I was able to log off early. Maybe plan a day or two in the office if you feel like you could use some space? Then she could even come meet you by the office for lunch which would also give her something to do.

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This is very helpful, thank you!

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No lie my parents are staying in my one bedroom for a whole month.

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It’s going down during Christmas holidays! I will…let you know. Let me know hot it goes!

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Work from the office a couple days

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I will do this for sure

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Get her a hotel room in your neighborhood

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