Beyond Childcare

Helping Parents to Be More Productive at Work

Parents today, more and more, parent together. So when an employee, male or female becomes a parent, they will want to access flexible working arrangements to accommodate their new reality. In an article in the Globe and Mail, Leah Eichler … Continue reading






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Does Your Workplace Honour Your Parenting Role?

Recently I was asked about the changes I have seen in parenting education over my 30+ years in speaking to parents. My response was that while children’s developmental needs have not changed, the culture in which they are being raised … Continue reading






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Making the Busy Holiday Season Easier

The following article was sent to all the family friendly companies and unions on my workplace wellness list. Family friendly companies and unions offer benefits designed to accommodate the challenges faced by their employees or members who are also raising … Continue reading






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Back to School – in the workplace

Okay, the kids are back to school. Somehow we all survived the first day and the kids got to the right building, the right classroom and the new teacher. And they are settled until June. But what was it like … Continue reading






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Parenting is Hard Work or is it?

Today I was reading a blog posting about Parents Day (which, in case you missed it was July 24, was founded in 1994 and is generally ignored in favour of Mother’s and Father’s Day). The focus of the blog is … Continue reading






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