It's National Work and Family Month
Well, starting October 1 it is! This year, employees are encouraged to strike a balance by talking to their managers…
More Women Supporting Families
The Atlanta Journal Constitution has an interesting article about the difficult role shift many couples encounter when the wife becomes…
Work and Family: Do we need a bigger tent?
Today, I was part of a thought-provoking online conversation about the relationship between working and raising a family in this…
Labor Day blogging
Workplace Fairness is blogging its 2009 report, “Change has Come to the Workplace.”They review the past year, from the Lilly…
Mind in the Making: an 8 month old learns to crawl
Joseph Campos from UC Berkeley has illustrated how babies use and interpret adult feedback when determining whether to take on…
Phoebe Taubman from A Better Balance
I interviewed Phoebe Taubman, who is an Equal Justice Works Fellow and project attorney at A Better Balance, a New…
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    Families and Work Institute launches Work-Life Book Reviews.

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