Parenting

Stew Friedman Talks with Josh Levs, Paternity Leave Champion

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Interview
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Stew Friedman Talks with Josh Levs, Paternity Leave Champion
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Work and Life Podcast

Julie Lythcott-Haims: How To Raise an Adult

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Interview
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Julie Lythcott-Haims: How To Raise an Adult
Source: 
Work and Life Podcast

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
Source: 
Community, Work & Family Journal
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
dowgun

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

The new issue contains the following articles:  

"Work–Family Conflict among Black, White, and Hispanic Men and Women"
Samantha K. Ammons, Eric C. Dahlin, Penny Edgell & Jonathan Bruce Santo

Confessions of a Conflicted Father

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Blog
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Confessions of a Conflicted Father
Source: 
Huffington Post
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Boston College Center for Work & Family

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington writes on the gap between aspiration and reality for many fathers who seek to be equal partners in caregiving.

New Report on Postdoc Parents

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Report
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New Report on Postdoc Parents
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Pregnant Scholar Initiative at the Center for WorkLife Law

Our next generation of brilliant researchers is facing a challenge that their institutions are ill equipped to address–parenthood.

Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart

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Report
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Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart
Source: 
Center for Law and Social Policy and National Partnership for Women & Families
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Liz Ben-Ishai, CLASP

What Should Mums and Dads Do? Changes in Attitudes towards Parenting in the UK

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Blog
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What Should Mums and Dads Do? Changes in Attitudes towards Parenting in the UK
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Working Families Workflex blog
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Helen Norman, University of Manchester

Helen Norman, Colette Fagan and Laura Watt discuss the disparity between changing attitudes about gender roles and putting them into practice. 

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

Type of News Item: 
Announcement
Title of News Item: 
New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
Source: 
Community, Work & Family Journal
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 2, April 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles:

On Shifting Ground: First-time Parents’ Ideal World of Paid Work and Family Time
K.E. Kushner, N. Sopcak, R. Breitkreuz, et al.

A Guide to the Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

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Infographic
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A Guide to the Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
Source: 
Bradley University’s Online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) program

The enormous health benefits of breast-feeding for children and mothers cannot be disputed. However, all across the country, discrimination and shaming still plague women who do so, especially in the workplace and in public. Greater public awareness is necessary to increase acceptance.

Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California

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Report
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Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California
Source: 
US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

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