As city parents, we juggle the demands of raising our kids, earning an income, and pursuing our dreams, without the village of support we’d find in smaller communities.

Welcome to

The Workaround

a community of parents helping each other out in Brooklyn & Queens, NY.

Our parents connect via:


Playgroups with a babysitting swap, arranged by your child’s age or your location.


Share a desk with other busy parents at an established coworking facility.


Weekly and monthly events to connect, learn and take a break from your regular duties.

Join us at our next event:


Check us out in the Times:

Co-Working Spaces Add a Perk for Parents: Child Care

Toddlers make terrible office mates, particularly if your office is in the living room of a railroad-style apartment. They are also not reliable companions at the neighborhood coffee shop, as Jacqui Smith, a publicist, discovered when her son had a meltdown while she tried to get some work done at Variety, a popular Brooklyn coffee roaster...