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2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...

2014-04-01 00:21:43

Millennial Parents Are Happiest With Work-Life Choices and Proudest of Their Own Mom's Decision To Work, Show Surprising Ambivalence on Whether Today's Families Should Have One Parent Home With the Kids NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of 2,163 moms and dads about the impact their generational status has on their own work life choices and satisfaction was released today by the Working Mother Research Institute. The study, which examines attitudes of Millennials, Generation...

Money Can Sometimes Make Parenting Less Meaningful
2014-02-15 05:09:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Conflict between earning a living and caring for their children can make working parents feel as though what they are doing at any given time is less meaningful, according to research presented Friday at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference in Austin, Texas. According to Kostadin Kushlev, of the University of British Columbia (UBC), and his colleagues, simply thinking about money diminishes the...

2013-08-12 10:35:05

Although working mothers and fathers are almost as likely to think about family matters throughout the day, only for mothers is this type of mental labor associated with increased stress and negative emotions, according to new research to be presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "I assume that because mothers bear the major responsibility for childcare and family life, when they think about family matters, they tend to think about the less pleasant...

2013-08-01 23:30:38

Despite the unique challenges of working from home, the number of work-at-home parents is growing. Cultural Care Au Pair, an au pair program that provides in-home childcare to thousands of working parents nationwide, reports that many work-at-home parents choose au pair childcare to overcome these challenges and make work, and life, easier. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Whether a parent works from home because they run their own business or because their employer, as well as their...

2012-10-05 23:01:52

A recent article by the President of Barnard College, Debora Spar, seeks to cut women some slack by insisting it's ok not to be perfect (http://bit.ly/Pw2w9u). Family therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says this is an important message for women to hear, especially on the heels of the idea that women may not be able to have it all (The Atlantic, July issue: http://bit.ly/LmhKLx). (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 In an attempt to "have it all," women have somehow fallen prey to the notion that they...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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