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Work-life balance

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I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone.

I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone. Do I need a part time nanny? I am not sure what to... more


Why We Need to Stop Talking About Work-Life Balance

You don't need to check your personal life at the door when you get to the office. Let's strive for integration. There was something about that image: a teal blazer with a little heart on it. Tammy Duckworth — war hero, Senator, and trailblazing mom — complemented her... more


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7 month old won't sleep please help?

Hey, my 7 month old daughter is not sleeping at night she will not let me or my wife to sleep, either, between work and babbling baby all night, and no sleep it is very hard to function properly, does anyone have any suggestions? I have tried the whole routine... more


101 Things to Do When You're Stressed

How do you deal with anxiety when life's pressure-cooker has you tied in knots? Here are stress-busting activities to help you unwind.Just as stress can seem to come at you from a thousand different directions, you can find relief from stress from a seemingly unlimited number of sources... more


On the Park Bench: After 45 years working with kids, this day care professional shares all

For as long as she can remember, Chris H. has loved babies, even when she was barely out of babyhood herself. She was the kid who played with her Barbies and pampered her blond-haired Baby Tender Love doll that she got one year for Christmas — now a keepsake she... more


5 Requirements to Qualify for Medicare Home Health Care

This type of care must be requested by a doctor and fulfilled by a Medicare-certified home health agency. You are doing everything you can for your aging parents, but sometimes it comes to the point where that is not enough. After a hospitalization, or to simply maintain or slow the... more


7 Child Care Issues Single Parents Face

Here are solutions for the seven most common child care issues single parents face. Who is the unsung hero who said parenthood is the toughest job you'll ever love? Truer words were never spoken, but ask any single parent and they'll tell you about the innumerable challenges childcare can... more


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How do I ask for more money?

I recently started working for a new family. During the school year I would sporadically watch the children when needed. In the very beginning we agreed on $12\hr. It is four children and the older two at the time had a full day of school and another one had... more