Work or Stay Home

Career woman or career mom? It doesn't have to be one or the other. Know your options and learn how you can find a balance that will work. Our tips help you nail your decision with no regrets.

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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.
Two Parents, One Salary: How to Make a Single-Income Household Work in 2021
Faced with the rising costs of child care, many parents decide one of them should stay home with the kids to save money. Here's how families who are raising children on a single income make it work.
8 Best Swing Sets for Your Backyard, According to Safety Experts
Plus, expert tips on how to pick a safe swing set and what to consider when installing one.
Coronavirus is Changing the Conversation of What Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Means
Stay-at-home parenthood has been viewed as an easy luxury. But the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing much-needed attention to what being an at-home parent is really all about.
How to Stay Busy (And Sane) While Kids Are out of School for the Coronavirus
If your kids are suddenly home for an indefinite period of time due to COVID-19, your average day is no doubt looking very different right now. Take these tips from a teacher when it comes to keeping everyone calm, as well as learning on track.

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The Identity Crisis of the Stay-at-Home Parent When the Kids Go to School
Now that two of my three children are in school full time, I have more time for myself at home. Am I still a stay-at-home dad or something else?
Mom Covers Herself in Breast Milk Bags to Make a Point About Working Moms
This mom's art highlights a major societal problem—and helps working moms understand they're not alone. 

Childcare and Working Parents: The Juggle Is Real

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.