How to Handle Work When Your Child Is Sick

“Mommy/Daddy, I don’t feel so good.”

It’s a phrase that, along with its nonverbal equivalent – that glazed, pale, listless look that your kids get when they’re coming down with something — that you’ve learned to dread. Because whatever the ailment, be it flu, stomach bug, sprain, or other, two things are now certain...

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Daisy Dowling
7 Simple Ways Working Parents Can Simultaneously Improve Their Careers, Their Families, and Themselves

There are three things that all working parents have in common: (1) a lack of time; (2) a feeling that we should be spending more time — at work, with our kids, at the gym, or engaged in any number of important activities that get squeezed when we have too much to do; and (3) an uneasy, guilty, powerless, nagging feeling about all of it.

There’s a better way.

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Daisy Dowling
When You’re Leaving Your Job Because of Your Kids

You’ve decided to leave the organization, and the decision was driven by your needs as a working parent. The question now is how – how to leave in the right way, how to be credible, honest and transparent while acting in your own best interests, and how to preserve the long-term career capital you’ve worked so hard to create.

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Daisy Dowling