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Teenagers’ health impacted by parental stress from work
Medical Research, 2 January 2019. [06-01-2019]
A new study shows that found that parents’ feelings of their work affecting their family lives negatively related to their teenage kids’ health.
How our careers affect our children
Stewart D. Friedman - Harvard Business Review, 14 November 2018. [15-11-2018]
All these aspects of parents’ careers, we found, correlate with the degree to which children display behavior problems, which are key indicators of their mental health.
Is marriage the end to a woman’s career?
Sharanya Manivannan - Indian Express, 19 October 2018. [19-10-2018]
The enigmatic Annapurna Devi died in Mumbai at 91 last week. Her gift with the subahar and as a singer were legendary; but almost no one ever heard either, except if very selectively allowed into her home as a disciple. In her youth, she was also the first wife of Pandit Ravi Shankar. In an attempt to quell his jealousy and salvage their marriage, she took a vow that she would cease to publicly perform, and continued to keep it even after their divorce.
The rise of working mothers
Janina Conboye and Valentina Romei - Financial Times, 9 October 2018. [12-10-2018]
Sympathetic policies help families in the UK, but childcare costs are still a problem.
Facebook is not as family-friendly as you think, working moms say
Jessica Guynn - USA Today, 17 September 2018. [17-09-2018]
Some working moms at Facebook say they can’t balance the demands of their jobs and grueling commutes with raising a family – and they blame Facebook’s failure to extend more leave to parents or to grant a perk that’s becoming increasingly common in corporate America: allowing employees to work part-time or from home.
Rude to your coworker? Think of the children
Kathryne Dupre - American Psychological Association, 11 August 2018. [20-08-2018]
Incivility in the workplace associated with more negative parenting behaviors at home, new study says.
Your workplace isn't your family (and that’s OK!)
Tim Herrera - The New York Times, 13 August 2018. [15-08-2018]
It’s fine to have warm, supportive relationships with your co-workers. But remember the context.
Firms urged to enhance employee engagement
Bertram Nwannekanma - The Guardian (Nigeria), 5 June 2018. [20-07-2018]
In Nigeria, organisations have been urged to devise means of making their employees happy and contented, to boost productivity and sustain profitability.
How a childcare crisis is leaving Berlin parents stuck at home with their kids
Vanessa Ellingham - The Local, 24 May 2018. [24-05-2018]
Expats parents in Berlin are finding that they have to stay at home with their children rather than go back to work due to a lack of daycare.
10 Making time for networking as a working parent
David Burkus - Harvard Business Review, 23 May 2018. [24-05-2018]
Networks often seem to grow during after-hours activities, like after-work drinks, weekend off-sites, or far-away conferences. And that poses a problem for most working parents.
11 Four ways to balance parenting and work this summer
William Arruda - Forbes, 2 May 2018. [05-05-2018]
When school lets out for summer, being a parent and managing your career or business will inevitably compete for your limited time.
12 Learning to roll with being ‘good enough’ at work and parenting
Michelle Hainer - Washington Post, 13 February 2018. [16-02-2018]
Motherhood, especially when you have more than one child, is wonderful, miraculous and everything the women who came to your baby shower said it would be. But it’s also all-encompassing in a way that the author never could have imagined before she had kids.
13 Even in family-friendly Scandinavia, mothers are paid less
Claire Cain Miller - The New York Times, 5 February 2018. [06-02-2018]
Researchers say motherhood is one of the biggest causes of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.
14 Four challenges work-from-home parents will recognize
Masha Rumer - The Washington Post, 6 February 2018. [06-02-2018]
Technology is making working from home a viable option for many industries. A Gallup poll found almost half of employed Americans, or 43 percent, spend some time working remotely.
15 Hands up who’s guilty of this parenting fail
Kerri Sackville - The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 February 2018. [06-02-2018]
According to research conducted by YouGov, lots of busy working mums and busy stay at home mums and our (doubtless far less busy) male counterparts are pretty damn slack.
16 Malaysia: more companies urged to have family day
Elly Fazaniza - The Sun Daily, 29 October 2017. [29-10-2017]
The National Population and Family Development Board has urged more companies to have family-oriented events, during the 2017 Malaysia National Family Month launch, in Kuala Lumpur.
17 5 tips to better balance your marriage and parenting responsibilities
Malini Bhatia - KSL, 3 October 2017. [04-10-2017]
One of several ways you can reconnect as a couple. Here five great tips on juggling marriage and parenting responsibilities.
18 Generous family-leave policies make for a better workplace
Vicki Salemi - New York Post, 1 October 2017. [01-10-2017]
In today’s tight labor market, family friendly policies help attract, engage, motivate and retain the best talent. Smart employers respect their employees, the work they do and that each employee is an individual with other life responsibilities.
19 Shared parenting benefits working moms
Kristen Paasch - A Plus, 29 August 2017. [30-08-2017]
While shared parenting is still a novel idea in the United States, reform is moving forward.
20 5 secrets to balancing work and parenting
William Treseder - Ladders, 2 August 2017. [07-08-2017]
When we harmonize, the challenges of balancing work and care help us get to the next level. When we diverge, the same challenges stress us out. This is never more true than with decisions about work.
21 Our life as a one-income family in Sweden
Victoria Martínez - The Local, 30 June 2017. [30-06-2017]
Sweden has been the best place we could ask to live as a one-income family, writes the author, who moved to Sweden last year with her Spanish husband and two children.
22 5 helpful tips for juggling work and parenting
Vanguard, 14 June 2017. [15-06-2017]
Juggling work and parenting might not exactly be the easiest thing to do, but there are a couple of things you can do to make it easier. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 tips for juggling work and parenting.
23 US: How much Louisiana parents struggle to balance children, careers
Andrea Gallo - The Advocate, 1 May 2017. [02-05-2017]
More than 16 percent of Louisiana parents asked about their child care arrangements reported quitting their jobs because of problems finding care for their young children, while 18.5 percent of parents scaled back from working full-time to part-time at one point, according a survey presented Monday that was billed as the first-of-its-kind.
24 Flexible bosses can mean more babies
Charissa Yong -The Straits Times, 17 April 2017. [18-04-2017]
Dr Olivier Thevenon, who was invited recently to Singapore to advise on family and fertility policies, said a "soft law" that gives parents the legal right to ask for flexible working arrangements can help change norms.
25 The gender pay gap is about motherhood
Zoe Strimpel - The Telegraph, 7 April 2017. [18-04-2017]
Why does the term “having it all” only apply to working mothers, rather than working fathers, who are widely seen as unfairly put upon when asked to bread-win, along with their partners, and do 50% of the house work?
 
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