People need work flexibility for all different reasons, ranging from tackling a cancer diagnosis to retuning to a rural hometown, from reducing stress to increasing productivity. 1MFWF supporters have shared their personal work flexibility stories to demonstrate this widespread need. If you are interested in sharing your reasons why work flexibility is important, please send us your story for potential inclusion on our blog.
My Changing Expectations of Work: How Pumping Made Me Reexamine My Job, My Organization, and My Clients
This flexibility story comes from new mom Ava Kuhlen. Like many moms, her experience of work has changed, but that change came about in an unexpected way.
Flexibility is critical for me as a sandwich generation mom caring for children at home and an aging parent while balancing marriage and a career.