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When it comes to parenting, we cannot return to the status quo
The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 September 2020.
Most fathers want to take more leave when their babies are born but feel they cannot, either because as the higher earner they cannot afford it, their employer doesn't allow it, or there is social stigma around men taking parental leave at their workplace.
Canada introduces more study and work permit flexibility
Kareem El-Assal, Chris Collette and Gabriel Dumitrascu - CIC News, 26 August 2020.
Three new measures have been introduced to help individuals pursue Canadian study and work opportunities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Yes, balancing work and parenting is impossible
Suzanne M. Edwards and Larry Snyder - The Washington Post, 10 July 2020.
Data shows that we got so frustrated by all the interruptions that we measured them.
Why we need ‘dadpreneurs’ to step up now
Alyssa F. Westring, Kylie King and Stew Friedman - Entrepreneur, 17 June 2020.
This crisis has made it clear that parenting and work are not separate. Indeed, they never were. However, until now, many father entrepreneurs had the privilege of creating the illusion of separation.
Tips to balance work With parenting
Shubika Bilkha - Entrepreneur, 23 March 2020.
If you are a working mother or father, estimating the hassle of work and home life can at times shoot up your anxiety levels. Here’s what you wish you knew from the jump.
Two new moms return to work — One in Seattle, one in Stockholm
Caitlyn Collins - Harvard Business Review, 3 March 2020.
In the absence of legislative change, some US businesses have stepped up to offer work-family policies to their employees.
9 signs you can afford to be a stay-at-home parent
Liz Knueven - Business Insider, 1 November 2019.
Whatever your reason for considering stay-at-home parenthood, going from two incomes to one is bound to be a change.
Afterschool programs are essential to working families
Kristin Knorr - Inforum, 23 October 2019.
Parents are busier than ever. Commutes are longer. Many parents are working two or three jobs, or going back to school, to provide for their children.
Should stay-at-home parents be paid?
Jeremy Engle - The New York Times, 10 october 2019.
Support for this idea is gaining political steam. Are housework and child care equal to paid work outside the home?
Should you be allowed to take your child into work?
Eimear Flanagan - BBC News, 12 October 2019.
Parents are still responsible for their child’s welfare, but employers take on some legal responsibilities if they allow staff to take children into their premises.
35 executives say how they balance family and work
Jeanne Sahadi - CNN 16 August 2019.
High-level executives with children have a few advantages over other working parents.
It’s time to stop parenting at work
Naira Velumyan - Forbes, 30 July 2019.
All people at different times and under different circumstances play one of three roles: a parent, a child or an adult.
Returning to work from parental leave: tips for parents and employers
Jennifer Perrow - Parentology, 24 July 2019.
Regardless of whether you’re the parent or employer, the most important thing for making a return to work a positive experience is being gentle.
3 things new parents need to return to work successfully
Gwen Moran - Fast Company, 25 June 2019.
In a tight labor market, helping ease their transition back into the workplace is more important than ever.
Deciding between stay-at-home parenting or daycare
BC Local News, 25 June 2028
When it comes down to the classic debate, one solution isn’t by definition better than the other.
US: Connecticut offers massive paid family leave for new parents
Catherine Santino - Fatherly, 27 June 2019.
Governor Ned Lamont just announced new legislature to benefit working families.
Working and parenting: It’s Possible
Nicole Russell - The Epoch Times, 26 May 2019.
The author describes, with frighteningly accurate detail, what it’s like to be a mother, employee, wife, friend, cultural observer, and more.
When juggling work and family, women offer more emotional support than men
Lieke ten Brummelhuis and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus - Harvard Businees Review, 21 March 2019.
How do demands and the amount of support received at work or at home affect the amount of support a person gives to their spouse or coworkers, and how does this in turn, affect the relationship of their larger family or team?
End the plague of secret parenting
Emily Oster - The Atlantic, 21 May 2019.
If mothers and fathers speak openly about child-care obligations, their colleagues will adapt.
Japan is among the hardest countries for working mothers
Lara Takenaga - The New York Times, 11 April 2019.
Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation.
4 ways working dads can make more time for family
James Sudakow - Harvard Business Review, 9 April 2019.
Fathers may experience as much or more work-family conflict than their female counterparts.
What men really want: more time with their children
Pilita Clark - Financial Times, 6 April 2019.
Employers are out of step with a changing workforce that values paid paternity leave.
How to work from home with children
Wirecutter Staff - The New York Times, 5 March 2019.
If you work from home with your kids around, you know it can be a challenge when you need to focus on one or the other. These tips can help.
Your company needs a better retention plan for working parents
Daisy Wademan Dowling - Harvard Business Review, 1 February 2019.
This is a new, simple label we can use to describe the sometimes overwhelming challenge of trying to earn a living and build a career while also parenting well.
US: High cost of child care makes working difficult for families
Tory Dunnan - West Palm TV, 1 February 2019.
Average day care a week costs about $174 per infant in Florida. If you hire a nanny, you will pay close to $600 a week.
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