6 Big Challenges for Working Parents

August 10, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

By Jennifer Parris, originally posted on Flex Jobs. It’s not always easy to be a working parent. After all, balancing a career and kids is not for the faint of heart. Although there are many joys in raising children, parents who need and/or want to work can face some serious obstacles. We’re taking a look … Read More

Working Parents: Advice for Integrating Work and Family Time

August 9, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

Originally posted on Bright Horizons. According to Entrepreneur magazine, the boundary between work time and family time is blurring: Work-life balance has long been considered a strict separation between work and personal life, but the lines between the two have gradually become blurred, attributable to the technology advancements which allow people to be constantly connected … Read More

Childcare and Working Parents: The Juggle Is Real

August 9, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

By Darelena Cunha, originally posted on Parents.com. You can’t afford spiraling child-care costs, but you can’t afford not to work. Either way, you have no financial safety net. You’re scared, mad, and second-guessing your choices. We hear you. Every day, Bree Casson wakes up at 6:30 a.m. and gets her three children, Ryan, 8, Maggie, 6, … Read More

Balancing Parenting and Work Stress: A Guide

August 9, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

By Daisy Wademan Dowling, originally posted on Harvard Business Review. “Ask for a flexible schedule — it’s the only way to balance work and family.” “Think hard about part-time. You’ll end up working on your days off anyway — for less money.” “Back in ’86, when my first daughter was born, I learned to completely … Read More

The 6 Biggest Issues Working Parents Face

August 8, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

By Julia Quinn-Sczeuil, originally posted on Care.com. Your child has strep, but you have a huge presentation and your husband has a big meeting. Before you know it, the same old “who stays home argument” crops up again. Working couples juggle so many challenges. “When you have children, a husband, cats, dogs and work, it … Read More

How Working Parents Can Feel Less Overwhelmed and More in Control

August 8, 2018By DPC EditorParents, Resources By Age

By Daisy Wademan Dowling, originally posted on Harvard Business Review. Revise budget numbers. Parent/teacher conference Wednesday. Edit the marketing overview document. Finish summer camp applications. Give candidate interview feedback to HR. Grocery run — we’re out of everything. Start drafting quarterly forecast. Call the roofer for the estimate. Organize team strategy session. Schedule kids’ flu … Read More