Working at home definitely has its perks: taking your morning coffee break with the kids, the proximity to your favorite creature comforts and of course, the ability to check off a few household to-do's between work tasks.
It has (just) a few drawbacks. The complete lack of a private workspace because of course, your office is everyone's office. The mystery goo left on your desk in a wad of tissues—is it gum or is it (eew) fresh boogers? The invasion of noise of every imaginable type—from cartoons to contractors.
That's why we came up with our list of must-haves for working at home (besides a locking door and earplugs) to help you turn your work-at-home dream into a reality when the real reality kicks in. Our top picks for a dream office wish list (in no particular order):