Working from home is great on so many levels. Not having to commute saves money and time and can actually make you happier. A plethora of free tools make it dead simple to check in with office teammates. And if you want to work in sweats or pajamas, you can. But there are challenges, as well. How do you keep from getting distracted with domestic duties? How do you handle a friend who stops by unannounced in the middle of the day? How do you get anything done if you have kids around? Working from home can be very freeing in some ways: You're free from the annoying commute, free to run errands when you need to — heck, you're possibly free from wearing shoes, if that’s your thing. The flip side is that when the line is blurred between work and home, it can be incredibly difficult to ever truly go off the clock. Your colleagues in the office might not be able to work barefoot, but it's probably easier for them to walk out the door and leave their tasks behind until the next day.