Child’s Play

For Andrew Newton, work/life balance used to be all work. So what changed?

Three Tips From A Working Father For Achieving Work/Life Balance

After leading a parenting group at work, Joe DeProspero discovered three great tips to help balance family and career.

Workaholism isn’t a Valid Requirement for Advancing in Science

Despite macho career advice, it’s time for scientists – and everyone else – to understand that the point is to work smarter, not longer and to strive for a realistic and livable work/life balance.

3 Tips to Resolve Those 2014 Resolutions Before the Holidays

As we near the end of the year, it’s common to see colleagues, friends, and even ourselves pushing into that extra gear to close out the year strong. It’s also common to see those same people having some minor personal breakdowns due to what I call the “Dry Well Syndrome.”

Oakland A’s Slugger Brandon Moss Takes Paternity Leave

Major League Baseball implements a paternity leave policy for players … of only 72 hours. A good start? Or the price of playing pro ball?

What Working Fathers Need to Address Workplace Equality

Cameron Phillips argues that taking gender out of the equation reinforces the work/life problem facing fathers and mothers

Simplifying: Living With Less Can Leave Us With More

How a dot-com millionaire and a former missionary family have found greater riches in voluntary simplicity.

Sawyer’s Reaction to Yahoo’s Ban on Telework Misses the Point

Telework expert Scott Behson offers his analysis of the data on telecommuting, employee productivity, and creative office culture.

What’s Your Deal Breaker in a Relationship?

What qualities in men are “deal breakers” for women considering a relationship? Conversely, what are on men’s lists?

Are Family Dinners Really That Important?

Is there a multivitamin for family health?

Fathers, Work and Family Issues on TV: Expedia’s “Find Your Perspective” Ad

One father finds work-life balance on the teacups ride at Disney. How do you find perspective?

Being a Father Makes You Better at Your Job

A study of working dads suggests fatherhood conveys direct benefits to employers.

The River of Life

Why does it always feel like jumping off a cliff, every time I step back into the current of my life?

Reimagining Mentorship

The building blocks of society are its adult citizens. What kind of society do we want to build?

These Chores Don’t Count? On Men’s Hidden “Second Shift”

Housework—as it is defined by those who keep the statistics—does not include many chores traditionally handled by men.

Prioritizing Time and Money

“Ten years ago, I turned my head for a moment and it became my life.”