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Workspace Overrun By Kids? Bloggers Share Photos of "Kid Creep"

Mom, can I watch TV while you work?

It happens to all of use; no matter what little corner of our home we carve out to get our blogging work done, our kids manage to creep their way in. My office is my refuge each day while my daughter is at kindergarten, but come 3:30 it turns into craft-and-snack central. Sadly, I’m not usually done with my work for the day just cause she’s home (which, of course, is why she likes to hang out with me) so my last few work hours are a mess of trying to keep my laptop glue and glitter free while I try to get in one last conference call.

Good times.

It turns out, of course, that I’m far from alone. These mom bloggers also experience the daily kid creep on their work space and were kind enough to share the photos with me. Enjoy!


  • Suz 1 of 12
    Suz
    It's hard to blog when you can't get your hands on your computer, says SuZ of Suz of Not Your Typical Mommy.
  • Emily 2 of 12
    Emily
    But Mommy, I'm helping! Tough to argue with someone this cute, right? From Emily of Colorado Moms
  • Rachel Ferruci 3 of 12
    Rachel Ferruci
    "Hey! You don't mind if I hop on your laptap and skype someone, do you?" Apparently, he really DID skype another blogger, says Rachel Ferruci.
  • Heather Spohr 4 of 12
    Heather Spohr
    Talk about kids underfoot! Annie here is hanging out under Heather's desk while she tries to work.
  • Jason Avant 5 of 12
    Jason Avant
    Sometimes it's not the kids themselves but the wonderful things they make you or their photos... looks like Jason is a lucky dad.
  • Anissa Mayhew 6 of 12
    Anissa Mayhew
    Well, at least if Anissa has Yoda to keep her focused while she works.
  • Amy Bradley Hole 7 of 12
    Amy Bradley Hole
    Once her kids are home, Amy's kitchen office becomes homework central. Topless, naturally. We should ALL work that way.
  • Pundit Mom 8 of 12
    Pundit Mom
    Even while she keeps her fingers on the pulse of politics, Joanne still loses her desktop computer when it's homework time.
  • Queen of Spain 9 of 12
    Queen of Spain
  • Robin Plemmons 10 of 12
    Robin Plemmons
    Blogger and artist Robin has more than just the usual office issues; as a painter, her daughter wants to get in on the action.
  • Tonya Staab 11 of 12
    Tonya Staab
    As a crafter, Tonya also finds herself inspiring her kids with her work.
  • vikki 12 of 12
    vikki
    I know, this hardly seems like a cluttered work space, right? But Vikki claims that kid stuff keep her from having a workspace, and she's stuck with the couch. When I teased her about the lack of kid stuff in the photo, she said "Well, there's a bike helmet on the end table."

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