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9 Steps to Find A Nanny: The Gold Standard Nanny Prcoess

Tammy Gold | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Tammy Gold

As I discussed in my prior post, I have created a 9 step process that helps parents find their ideal nanny. In addition to guiding you through the bas...

Looking for a Nanny? You CAN Find Your Perfect Match

Tammy Gold | Posted 01.17.2017 | Parents
Tammy Gold

One afternoon at one of my "Nanny Know-How" events in New York City, a young woman stood up and introduced herself to the group. "Hi, my name is Ka...

Thank You For Letting Me Care For Your Children

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 12.12.2016 | Parents
Alexandra Rosas

Dear Parents: I know mornings are hard. Your children don't want to leave you when you bring them to me. It's just as hard back for you, I see it i...

Why This Working Mom Covered Herself In Breast Milk Bags

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.19.2016 | Parents

After artist and educator Kasey Jones gave birth to her second child, she struggled emotionally and physically in her transition back into the workfor...

Is A 9-To-5 School Day The Solution For Working Parents?

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 10.13.2016 | Parents

By the time your child starts pre-K, you’re aware that school schedules are not designed for the working parent. The school day ends hours before mo...

Working Mom Gets Emotional Surprise In Job Performance Review

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents

Returning to work after maternity leave can be challenging in big and small ways. But having support from your employer, co-workers, friends and famil...

What Happened When Male Politicians Learned What Pregnancy Is Like

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents

A viral video from Japan is showing what happens when dads get a chance to walk in a mother’s shoes. While much of the world lags behind when it co...

How Using a Timer With Your Child Can Help Create Boundaries

Kiran Gaind | Posted 09.01.2016 | Parents
Kiran Gaind

Using a timer to define when we can give our undivided attention to our children, during family meetings, chore time, roughhousing and meal time can teach them important lessons in boundaries. Here are the top 5 ways that using a timer can help create boundaries for your child!

20 Tips For Parents Helping Each Other As Their Kids Transition Back To School

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

When kids go back to school at various ages, new demands pile on parents very quickly. New schedules, new homework, new teachers, and new schools are just the beginning.

Failing Our Families

Debra L. Ness | Posted 08.04.2016 | Parents
Debra L. Ness

In the United States today, whether you can take a few paid sick days or a few weeks of paid family or medical leave, and whether your employer must m...

5 Quick Tips For Time Efficiency

Jamie Cornell | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents
Jamie Cornell

In honor of these loving hardworking individuals, I wanted to jot down some of the best tricks that have helped me have a better relationship with time, AND with everything I have going on in my busy fun life.

Most Americans Think Companies Should Do More To Help Working Parents

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business

Most Americans don't think employers are doing enough to help parents return to work after they take time off to raise kids, a new survey finds. Fifty...

Working Dads Are Leaning In -- And Their Companies Should Be, Too

Quora | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Yes, Your Nanny Should Get Paid to Do 'Nothing'

Brooke Weglarz | Posted 05.26.2016 | Parents
Brooke Weglarz

Parents, I can see where you are coming from. Truly, I can. Childcare is expensive. The idea of paying top dollar for someone to sit at your house while your child is sleeping can be difficult to swallow. But here's the thing -- your nanny/babysitter isn't doing "nothing" -- they are taking care of your child.

These Companies Love Your Families Just As Much As You Do!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

They say, it takes a village to raise a child. If you are a busy parent striving to be at your best productive selves as a parent and a professional, it takes your employer to raise your child as well!

These Are The Best And Worst States For Working Moms

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.03.2016 | Parents

Being a working mom comes with a number of challenges, but life might be a little easier depending on where you live. A new study from WalletHub, a p...

Thank You, Mom, For Not Always Being There

Posted 08.08.2016 | Parents

Most Mother’s Day cards thank Mom for always “being there.” But for many of us, there’s more to it than that. What about the moms who weren’...

10 Hacks to Make Working From Home With Kids Work

Jennifer Gore | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Gore

Co-authored by Nikki Ricks, founder of Gab Lab. You won't believe what people are doing to make working from home with kids work. Here's a look...

The Work-Life Obstacle Women Aren't Talking About

Rachael Ellison, MA | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Rachael Ellison, MA

Women need to bridge the generational divides around leadership. Our experiences will never directly parallel the others'. Conflicting and unspoken assumptions put us all at risk.

Listen Up! When it Comes to Happy Working-Parent Employees, Communication Must Be a Two-Way Street.

Krista Moatz | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Krista Moatz

Let's set the record straight. We often hear debate about working parents "having it all," but I don't think we can have it all, or that we necessarily want to. I think we have to determine what we want and then try to figure out a way to adjust our lives, schedules, and/or careers accordingly.

7 Hilarious Realities Of Being A Working Parent

Posted 08.08.2016 | Parents

Every working parent expects to deal with a good bit of juggling between the personal and the professional, the kid-friendly and the kid-free. But man...

Working Moms Get a 'Free to Grow' Permission Slip From Sprout

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

"'Free to Grow' means that we are all free to learn, explore, fall down, get back up. It acknowledges that nobody is perfect and recognizes that we are all trying our very best. Life is meant to be happy, inspired and delightfully full of the freedom that allows us to thrive and experience life in an unfettered way.

Kids Tell Their Working Moms What They Need To Hear In Viral Ad

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.19.2016 | Parents

A viral Japanese ad for Van Houten Cocoa is paying tribute to working moms. In the ad, moms who work outside the home describe their vision of "the id...

Blazing the trail: Diana Rothschild Pushes for More Options for New Parents

Amanda Schneider | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Amanda Schneider

This article originally published in the inaugural edition of Workplaces Magazine on February 1, 2016 and can be found at this link. For too many, e...

Working Mom Shuts Down Troll Who Suggests She Should Quit Her Job

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents

When a troll responded to her tweets about missing her daughter while on the job, a working mom shut him down with a strongly-worded letter. Irish new...