working parents

Want a Laugh & Real Wisdom? Follow This Parody Twitter Account For 'Working Dads'

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Everywhere moms turn, there's advice. Whether it's from a well-meaning coworker or yet another '10-ways-to-behave-like-a-human-when-you're-a-sleep-deprived-mom' type of listicle, you're bombarded with information, helpful or not. But what about dads? Don't worry, working dads, a 'super busy dad' is here to offer you the same not-really-helpful information via his Tumblr and Twitter... Read more

Two States Taking the Lead on Reforming Maternity Leave

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By now, you've probably learned that our national maternity leave policy is critically lacking. But at the state and city level, we might just be making progress. The fact that the US is the only industrialized country that doesn't federally mandate paid maternity leave is frustrating to working parents. We do have the Family and... Read more

White House Summit on Working Families — What You Need to Know

In the first-ever Summit on Working Families, President Obama came forward as an advocate for working parents, vowing to make working conditions in the United States more conducive to raising kids. "When members of our workforce are forced to choose between a job and their family, something's wrong," the President said in an Read more