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Take Your Child to Work Day

How Can I Be a Professional Role Model for My Child When I Work From Home?

Scott Valins | Posted 09.22.2016 | Parents
Scott Valins

Working from home while parenting presents a massive set of challenges, rewards and obstacles. Yes. Am I thankful to observe the daily growth of my daughter? Yes. Am I perplexed as to how I can be a professional role model to my daughter when she interprets my 'computer time' as play - Absolutely.

Little Girl Can't Believe Michelle Obama Is 51

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

One young girl sure did make first lady Michelle Obama’s Wednesday. During the question-and-answer portion of the White House's annual Take Our D...

Take Your Child to Work (Any) Day

Karen Roter Davis | Posted 06.20.2015 | Parents
Karen Roter Davis

This week, lots of companies will host "Take Your Child To Work" days in their offices. Interestingly, many of these same companies allow dogs in their offices every day of the year, but feel the need to have one special day dedicated to bringing one's offspring to work.

Recognizing 'Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day' When We Work at Home

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

As we empower our kids to learn about the many career choices they have, let's also teach them that perfect balance is an unrealistic expectation. It's not about balance, but rather work/life satisfaction.

DON'T Take These Kids To Work Day

Posted 04.25.2013 | Comedy

"Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day" is a special holiday. But there are some kids we would NOT want in our office under any circumstances....

Why Parents Should Take Their Kids To Work

Blake Kernen | Posted 06.23.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

You may not find your dream job when you go to work this week, but you'll have a lot of fun looking for it in your parent's desk drawer (maybe not the best idea). But if you follow Steve Jobs' advice, someday, you'll look back and be able to connect this dot to your dream job.

Google Hosts 'Take Your Parents To Work Day'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty

Everyone's heard of "Take Your Children To Work Day," right? Well, at Google, you're nearly as likely to spot an endangered red wolf as you are anyone...

Parents: See Your Shadow

Neale Godfrey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

In this age of electronic banking, we are increasingly removed from the physical handling of cash. Our children watch as we pay for groceries, gasoline, restaurant tabs and even parking meters with our "magic" cards. Our children need to see, firsthand, where those funds come from.

Michelle Is Us: Wit and Wisdom for Moms From the First Lady

Lori Leibovich | Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents
Lori Leibovich

If you take a family and move them to the White House, they are still a family, and that the parenting conversation around a shiny White House table sounds pretty much like parenting conversation around yours or mine.

What AOL/HuffPost Employees' Kids Think They Do At Work

Posted 04.26.2012 | Parents

In honor of Take Your Child To Work Day 2012, we asked parents in the Twitterverse to share their kids' ideas about what mom and dad do all day at wor...

Lisa Hammond: Mompreneur Took Her Kids to Work Every Day

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women
BJ Gallagher

Every April when "Take Your Child to Work Day" rolls around, I think of Lisa Hammond, a young mother of two when she started her business 20 years ago. She managed to build keep her sanity while building her business, raising two little ones, and creating a strong, happy marriage.

PHOTOS: FLOTUS Sits For Her Toughest Interview Yet

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 04.27.2012 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama fielded kids' questions today for her annual Take Your Child To Work Day event. In the event, which the White House strea...

What Do Kids Think Their Parents Do At Work?

Posted 04.26.2012 | Parents

If you work in an office, chances are your kids have some idea of what you do all day. But is it the right idea? Today is Take Your Child To Work D...

The Funniest 'Take Your Child To Work' Someecards

Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents

Take your child to work day: an excellent idea in all of its incarnations, but sometimes goes awry in practice. Your kids lurk around your desk observ...

What Does Take Your Child To Work Day Mean In 2012?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Lisa Belkin

Looking back at where TYCTWD began, and what it's been through, that feels like its right and logical next incarnation -- a day to point our kids toward who they will be in the future, yes. But also to stop for a moment and ground them in the particulars of who their parents are right now.

Take Your Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Posted 11.04.2011 | Women

"Take Your Daughter To Work Day" was started by the Ms. Foundation in order to show young girls the career options they could aspire to. Eighteen year...

Tackle Inequity --Take Your Children to Work

Marie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marie Wilson

Despite our best efforts, new research shows that the future is not as bright for our children as we once thought. Women lag behind men in pay and promotions. There is a crisis in female leadership. The question is: how do we fix this?

First Family Celebrates Earth Day 2010: Sasha Loves Tigers, Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As part of her Take Your Child To Work Day and Earth Day speech, Michelle Obama spoke about how The First Family is celebrating with small changes aro...

Tackle Inequity -- Take Your Children to Work

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilene H. Lang

Despite our best efforts, new research shows that the future is not as bright for our children as we once thought. Women lag behind men in pay and promotions. There is a crisis in female leadership. The question is: how do we fix this?