Rethinking the ideal worker archetype is not only beneficial for families, but for employers as well, notes Ithaca College student Alessandra Tantawi.
"To parents, I say, 'be a part of your child’s life.' To parents' employers I say, 'make this possible,'" says Kerline Batista, an Ithaca College student.
Workplace support is pivotal for families raising children with special needs, note Hannah Steinfeld and Yanilsa Frias, students at Ithaca College.
Single parents who financially support their children should be respected more in American society, shares Olivia Abry, a student at Ithaca College.