Archive for 'Work and Finance'

Mat Leave & Today’s Workplace

Mat Leave & Today’s Workplace

How technology ensures you’re gone but not forgotten while on maternity leave. Today’s Workplace Keeping in touch with your employer while on maternity or paternity leave isn’t a bad idea. It can keep you in the [...]

Today’s Employers

Today’s Employers

Today’s Family Friendly Employers. Today’s Employers At one time, finding an employer who was sensitive to the needs of parents was pretty difficult.  Fortunately, not so much anymore. Today many employers are very family friendly explains [...]

Teens and Job Safety

Teens and Job Safety

Is your teen risking life and limb at his part time or summer job? What your teen needs to know when she heads into the work force.  While part-time or summer jobs can give teens a [...]

Families & Job Loss

Families & Job Loss

 How to explain job loss to our children. Families and Job Loss Let’s face it. Raising a family is expensive and nothing makes times more difficult than the loss of a job.  And while breaking the [...]

The Myth of the Work-Family Balance

The Myth of the Work-Family Balance

Does the work family balance exist, or is it a myth? Work Family Balance Many of us try for the perfect balance of a performing well at our jobs, spending the right amount of quality time [...]

Kids Illness and Work

Kids Illness and Work

What to do when you’re child is ill and you have to go to your job Kids Illness and Work If there’s one thing you can count on as a parent, it’s that your children will [...]

Time Challenged Parents

Time Challenged Parents

How to find family time in and around your busy work schedule. Time Challenged Parents If there is one thing you wish you had more of, what would it be? Money comes to mind for most [...]

Leave Work Behind

Leave Work Behind

How to leave work behind to be with your kids. Leave Work Behind In this day and age of smart phones, emails, laptops and computers, it’s far too easy to blur the lines between family time [...]

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Should you break the news to your kids that you lost your job? Job Loss and Kids Has your family experienced a significant set back such as job loss? The temptation for many is to protect [...]

Raising Financially Fit Kids

Raising Financially Fit Kids

Is your child a spendthrift? A hoarder? Or maybe, downright oblivious? Are there family money dramas you can do without? In Raising Financially Fit Kids, Joline Godfrey, one of the country’s leading experts on kids, parents, [...]