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Family Friendly Workplace

Family-Friendly Benefits Baby-Step Into The Office

Julie Stich | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Julie Stich

From extended paid maternity leave to breast milk shipping on the company's tab, employers nationwide are embracing new and innovative family-friendly benefits.

The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody Is Talking About

Sarah Thébaud | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Sarah Thébaud

It's now time to increase our support for working families by implementing legal changes that guarantee paid family leave and other polices that support workers in the challenging task of balancing their employment and family responsibilities.

Will Marissa Mayer's Baby Give Birth to a Leader?

Nanette Fondas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

A self-described computer geek, Mayer may be just the super-mom to write the code that helps thousands of other families optimize work and family responsibilities.

Britain's Wonder Woman Can't Have It All, Either

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Anne-Marie Slaughter, it seems, has a British counterpart, Louise Mensch, who was a Conservative member of Parliament until last week when she submitted her letter of resignation to Prime Minister David Cameron.

Do You Talk About Your Kids While At Work?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Silence is toxic. Our ideas of normal come from what we see and hear around us. Our permission to act, and even think, in a certain way, is obtained by noticing the boundaries being heeded by everyone else. So I make it a point to talk about my children at work.

Why The Workplace Doesn't Work For Parents

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Several high-profile articles in the past few days have created one of those crystallizing moments -- a spotlight on the on the fact that work just doesn't work for so many of us. The more of these moments we have, the greater the chance that things actually change, so let's seize this one and keep talking.