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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

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News Article
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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
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The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

Special CW&F Issue Now Available Online to WFRN Members

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Announcement
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Special CW&F Issue Now Available Online to WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family journal
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Dowgun

As a reminder to WFRN members, one of the benefits of membership is access to issues of the Community Work & Family journal. 

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

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Blog
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Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today's senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they'll pursue and which they'll decline, rather than simply reacting to emergencies, leaders can and do engage meaningfully with work, family, and community. They've discovered through hard experience that prospering in the senior ranks is a matter of carefully combining work and home so as not to lose themselves, their loved ones, or their foothold on success.

Managing your Online Boundaries On Social Media - Podcast with Ariane Ollier-Malaterre

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TV/Radio Show
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Managing your Online Boundaries On Social Media - Podcast with Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
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Dr Sophy, Medical Director, County of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services

4 Ways To Make It Safe For Dads To Talk About Family At Work (part 1 of a series)

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Blog
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4 Ways To Make It Safe For Dads To Talk About Family At Work (part 1 of a series)
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Fathers, Work and Family (www.FathersWorkandFamily.com)
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Scott Behson, PhD

Is Social Media the New Work-Life?

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Blog
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Is Social Media the New Work-Life?
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Huffington Post
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Robin Hardman Communications

This new world of social-media-in-business is surprisingly reminiscent of the slightly more mature world of work-life integration. Here are just a few of the parallels that occurred to me at a recent "Women's Leadership Summit on the Business of Social Media" event.

Tools and Training Prepare Managers for Workplace Flexibility

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News Article
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Tools and Training Prepare Managers for Workplace Flexibility
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Society for Human Resource Management

During the past decade, a significant portion of work-life research has been dedicated to identifying and measuring the bottom-line benefits of workplace flexibility on an organization and i

Fired for a Facebook Rant

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News Article
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Fired for a Facebook Rant
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Council on Contemporary Families

Workers fired for bad-mouthing employers on social-networking sites are fighting back. It's a new front in the murky battle over what workers can do and say online.

The New Workplace Currency -- It's Not Just Salary Anymore: Cisco Study Highlights New Rules for Attracting Young Talent Into the Workplace

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Press Release
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The New Workplace Currency -- It's Not Just Salary Anymore: Cisco Study Highlights New Rules for Attracting Young Talent Into the Workplace
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Cisco

"Cisco Study Finds Young Professionals Want Open Environment That Accommodates Social Media, Device Freedom, Remote Working to Accommodate Their Lifestyle and Inspire Innovation -- Will Take Lower Salary If Necessary"

Work and Family Research: Moving the Field Forward

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Blog
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Work and Family Research: Moving the Field Forward
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Huffinton Post

"As we celebrate National Work and Family Month, many HuffPost bloggers are writing about the work and family challenges facing Americans today, and particularly about how employees and effective employers are addressing these issues. These bloggers have been drawing upon a deep reservoir of work and family scholarship. This is notable because 25 years ago, work and family was not considered a field of study that needed to be examined and addressed."

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