ERIC Number: ED472732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Navigating Work and Family: Hands-On Advice for Working Parents.
This booklet provides suggestions to help parents balance their work and family lives. Suggestions relate to the following areas: (1) sharing work with children; (2) coping with guilt; (3) dealing with children calling parents at work; (4) leaving work stress at work; (5) avoiding overscheduling for children; (6) dealing with after-work socializing; (7) dealing with resentful co-workers; (8) managing summer vacation; (9) staying connected while at work; (10) using constructive discipline with children; and (11) taking care of oneself. (KB)
Descriptors: Coping, Emotional Adjustment, Employed Parents, Family Work Relationship, Guilt, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Parents, Stress Management
Families and Work Institute, 267 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 100167503. Tel: 212-465-2044; Web site: http://www.familiesandwork.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Families and Work Inst., New York, NY.
Note: The printing and distribution of this booklet were made possible by a generous grant from ARAMARK Work/Life Partnerships to the Work-Life 2002 Conference, "Work-Life Challenges in a Changed World" co-sponsored by Families and Work Institute and The Conference Board. This booklet is based on similar articles originally published by Lifetime Television on their web site.