Work Life Balance

Juggle a kid and your career? It's possible with a healthy work-life balance. Try these tips from the pros to become a better worker and better parent.

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I'm Tempted to Give Up on Career Post-Kids—But Here's Why I'm Not

For seven years, I mostly lived off my husband's income so I could be the primary caregiver for our three young children. And it's come at a cost: my entire career.

What it Costs to Be a Stay-at-Home Dad

It turns out, men are just as tired of male-breadwinner culture as women are. More and more fathers are choosing to give up income, leave the workforce, and become stay-at-home dads.

6 Job Perks Parents Should Ask About

Whether you're in the office or working from home, here are the top perks to ask your company about (or look for in a new one) so you can get a little more work-life balance and a lot more peace of mind.

Mom Who Went into Labor at Work is Told to Finish a Meeting Before Heading to the Hospital

A viral tweet reveals what happened to one mother when her water broke during a board meeting—and it says so much about the way "hustle culture" needs to change.
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Reddit Mom Claps Back at Neighbors Who Said Her Kids Have to Be Her Greatest Achievement in Life

This mom wants to boast her wide range of accomplishments including climbing mountains and publishing a novel, saying "I love my kids, but they are not my everything."

5 Benefits New Parents Should Ask for When Returning to Work After Baby

Being a new parent is stressful, especially when it comes to navigating employee benefits and support. Here are some important considerations for all new parents, according to an expert.

The Hostile, American Reality That Is Going Back to Work as a New Mom

Mothers in the U.S. are faced with a lack of federally-mandated maternity leave, inflexible workplaces, and worse, a feeling like they have to work harder than others to show their strength as employees.