One of the key demographics in particular need of work flexibility is working parents. Parents of infants and toddlers all-too-often struggle to find quality care to cover a fulltime rigid work schedule. Parents of school-aged children need flexibility for pick-ups and drop-offs, schedule changes, parent-teacher meetings, volunteer commitments, and activity attendance. These posts highlight the specific struggles of working parents when it comes to juggling personal and professional needs.
Working parents want to do it all. But as Katrina Alcorn shares, trying to do it all without some sort of work flexibility can have serious consequences.
Over the past twelve months, awareness of fatherhood issues, particularly of fathers' work-family concerns, has been gaining serious traction.
Our working families are stretched thin. They need a way to balance work and family responsibilities without risking employment and economic security.