Working Parents

  • Gender Equality for Working Parents Starts at Home

    … advice to better support your working spouse. 1. Manage expectations You’re used to setting expectations for others at work, but you also need to go through this exercise for yourself at home. You’re not the babysitter; you’re the parent. Know your pediatrician, important allergy information, and contacts for backup coverage. Parenting well involves…

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  • Want Stuff Done Right? Get a Mom or Dad on Your Team

    … This article originally appeared in Under30CEO. If you don’t have kids of your own, you probably know as much about working parents as you do about different brands of diaper cream — not a lot. Conventional wisdom may tell you that employees with children may not be as productive or reliable as those without. After all, kids get sick, parents…

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