Take Your Child To Work Day
Working from home while parenting presents a massive set of challenges, rewards and obstacles. Yes. Am I thankful to observe the daily growth of my daughter? Yes. Am I perplexed as to how I can be a professional role model to my daughter when she interprets my 'computer time' as play - Absolutely.
"You're too young for a 51-year-old!" Brodie repeated. Watch the video above. The girl yelled, “You look too young!" During
As part of the White House's annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, First Lady Michelle Obama met with and fielded questions from children of Executive Office employees and and local young people from the Boys and Girls Club and D.C. Child and Family Services.
This week, lots of companies will host "Take Your Child To Work" days in their offices. Interestingly, many of these same companies allow dogs in their offices every day of the year, but feel the need to have one special day dedicated to bringing one's offspring to work.
As we empower our kids to learn about the many career choices they have, let's also teach them that perfect balance is an unrealistic expectation. It's not about balance, but rather work/life satisfaction.
"Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day" is a special holiday. But there are some kids we would NOT want in our office under
You may not find your dream job when you go to work this week, but you'll have a lot of fun looking for it in your parent's desk drawer (maybe not the best idea). But if you follow Steve Jobs' advice, someday, you'll look back and be able to connect this dot to your dream job.
In this age of electronic banking, we are increasingly removed from the physical handling of cash. Our children watch as we pay for groceries, gasoline, restaurant tabs and even parking meters with our "magic" cards. Our children need to see, firsthand, where those funds come from.
If you take a family and move them to the White House, they are still a family, and that the parenting conversation around a shiny White House table sounds pretty much like parenting conversation around yours or mine.
In honor of Take Your Child To Work Day 2012, we asked parents in the Twitterverse to share their kids' ideas about what
Every April when "Take Your Child to Work Day" rolls around, I think of Lisa Hammond, a young mother of two when she started her business 20 years ago. She managed to build keep her sanity while building her business, raising two little ones, and creating a strong, happy marriage.
First Lady Michelle Obama fielded kids' questions today for her annual Take Your Child To Work Day event. The first lady
If you work in an office, chances are your kids have some idea of what you do all day. But is it the right idea? Today is
Take your child to work day: an excellent idea in all of its incarnations, but sometimes goes awry in practice. Your kids
Looking back at where TYCTWD began, and what it's been through, that feels like its right and logical next incarnation -- a day to point our kids toward who they will be in the future, yes. But also to stop for a moment and ground them in the particulars of who their parents are right now.