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‘Everything works against fathers’: UK dads feel work-life balance strain

<i>The Women and Equalities Committee’s Fathers and the workplace is ongoing. You can read the first oral evidence to the enquiry, from 22 March, …

Dal primo gennaio i neo-papà avranno diritto a 5 giorni di congedo retribuito. Oggi i padri hanno più diritti di 5 anni fa. Abbiamo fatto un altro passo avanti per favorire la condivisione della responsabilità dell’essere genitori. Perché modernità e diritti possono stare insieme https://t.co/7s5QeM2swT

How mobile working ruins work-life balance – unless you've got a good manager

An increasing number of office workers can now work from any location for at least part of their working week. According to the Work Foundation, 30% …

Economy

In aumento i neo-papà che chiedono il congedo parentale

Piuttosto che niente, meglio piuttosto si dice in certi casi. Dopo aver dato un occhio ai dati pubblicati dall'<b>Inps</b> sulle percentuali di <b>neo-papà</b> che …

This is the only country where fathers spend more time with their children

“A lifelong bond is created in everyday moments,” writes Annika Saarikko, Finland’s Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services, in a campaign …

Raddoppiato in 50 anni il tempo passato con i figli, ma forse non è una buona notizia - ilSole24ORE

categoria: In famiglia<p>scritto da Federico Vercellino il 13 Dicembre 2017<p>Qualche settimana fa ho conosciuto un’alta dirigente di un gruppo finanziario …

10 Ways To Be a Better Dad

Today you have a chance to start on a new path. Try these 10 ways to be a better dad. If you're already a great dad, you're welcome for the reminder!

Motherhood Is Hard to Get Wrong. So Why Do So Many Moms Feel So Bad About Themselves?

Giving birth to her first child at home without medication was a foregone conclusion for Margaret Nichols. Pain would yield to will, and that would …

Where do kids learn to undervalue women? From their parents.

By Darcy Lockman<p>Darcy Lockman, a psychologist in New York City, is at work on a book about the gendered division of labor in childcare.<p>With good reason, much of the concern about misogyny is currently focused on the workplace. As the #MeToo testimonials have shown, the professional world all too …

Child Care

Why dads can't be the dads they want to be

In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research recently reported that moms and dads in the U.S. work essentially equal hours when …

Education

My experiment in 50/50 parenting

It is assumed that the happiest moment in a couple’s life is when they find out they are pregnant but, as pregnancy gets underway, gender inequality …

What is the real value of unpaid work?

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Denmark has the best work-life balance. Here’s why

"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark," goes the line in Shakespeare's <i>Hamlet</i>. But four centuries after the play was written, the analysis …

Balancing Parenting and Work Stress: A Guide

<i>“Ask for a flexible schedule — it’s the only way to balance work and family.”</i> <i><br>“Think hard about part-time. You’ll end up working on your days off anyway — for less money.”</i> <i><br>“Back in ’86, when my first daughter was born, I learned to completely check out on evenings and weekends.”</i> <i><br>“Hire more help!”</i> <i><br>“It</i> …

It’s About Work Life Survival

<i>Sprezzatura!</i> I jotted the word in the margin of my Western Civ notebook, wanting to practice its sound and remember its meaning: “Skilled and …

In Germany, the Male Breadwinner is Still King

For many German mothers, a full-time job is becoming a thing of the past.<p>That's the evidence from a study that takes in the span of the country's …

Come le coppie si dividono il tempo

L’ultima edizione dell’indagine dell’Istat sull’uso del tempo[1] spiega bene cosa sta cambiando nell’organizzazione dei tempi di vita di uomini e …

Dads and moms should share parenting roles. -- @NevSchulman https://t.co/rQ82QIGp0C

How to Close a Gender Gap: Let Employees Control Their Schedules

The main reason for the gender gaps at work — why women are paid less, why they’re less likely to reach the top levels of companies, and why they’re more likely to stop working after having children — is employers’ expectation that people spend long hours at their desks, research has shown.<p>It’s …

As a new father, the best thing I did was take a cut in work – and pay | Lytton Smith

Unlike my father, I am free to watch over my child. My wife and I may have to watch the pennies, but no amount of money could buy this feeling<p>In between fetching cold flannels, letting my wife crush my hand and avoiding reminding her to breathe, I wondered if our daughter would finally arrive in …

How working dads juggle their roles

<b>Working fathers are frequently reducing their hours or taking on a less stressful role in order to balance their work and family lives, a new study has found.</b><p>According to the charity Working Families, a third of fathers they surveyed said they would take a pay cut in order to be more involved in …

‘Fatherhood penalty’ now a risk for men, warns charity

Pressure at work is leading more fathers to want to downshift, a study has found, mirroring the employment and pay problems already experienced by mothers<p>The UK risks creating a “fatherhood penalty” as an increasing number of men jettison their careers for less demanding jobs which give them more …

Child Care Scarcity Has Very Real Consequences For Working Families

One of the most stressful questions a new parent confronts is, "Who's going to take care of my baby when I go back to work?"<p>Figuring out the answer to that question is often not easy. When NPR, along with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, surveyed …

The cities with the best work-life balance? You might be surprised by some of them

Online business-to-business marketplace Expert Market has put together a ranking of the global cities where people have the best balance between …

Quando a riconoscere la paternità sono le aziende - ilSole24ORE

categoria: At work<p>scritto da Monica D'Ascenzo il 12 Dicembre 2016<p>Due settimane di paternità. La proposta di legge, a firma Titti Di Salvo alla Camera …

I padri irlandesi sono i migliori al mondo. Ecco perché. - ilSole24ORE

categoria: Polis<p>scritto da Federico Vercellino il 07 Dicembre 2016<p>Poco più di tre mesi fa l’Irlanda ha varato una <b>legge sulla paternità</b> (Paternity …

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Mental Health Support After Childbirth: Why Asking A New Dad How He Is Feeling Could Help Save His Life

'New dads feel it’s not their place to say ‘I’ve got a problem’.<p>Many new dads are struggling alone with mental health problems, including suicidal …

In Two-Career Marriages, Women Still Do More of the Work at Home

Even though today’s husbands pitch in more than ever, the division of labor is far from equal<p>Today’s husbands pitch in at home more than those of any previous generation.<p>But the division of work between husbands and wives is still far from equal.<p>According to a new Women in the Workplace survey from …