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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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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


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


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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


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


What Is Family Child Care?

Here's how family child care differs from in-center day care, as well as nine things to look for when you're choosing a family child care program. If hiring a nanny or enrolling in a day care center isn't right for your child, family child care may be the... more


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How many hours should a 16 year old work during the week?

My son has been working a couple of afternoons a week. He averages about 8 hours. Now he wants to increase the time he spends at work. He is thinking about trying to handle his school work plus 20 hrs of work a week. Is this too much? I still... 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