How two individuals – completely different and unrelated to each other, in different locations, industries, and taking different paths – described their decision to pivot in their careers as “feeling at peace.” They both knew it was the right direction for them because of this calmness.
After the intense abundance of September, with work picking up and the kids’ going back to school, I’ve been thinking more about energy than about time. As in, where do I want to put my energy each day?
Now that we are back in New Jersey with a few weeks before school starts, I’m reflecting on the out-of-the-ordinary summer fun routine that we adopted in Colorado – and how I might want to explore incorporating that throughout the full year.
As we prepare for Summer Fridays and trade heels for sandals, are you also checking in on yourself and those goals you set back in January? If you’re changing out your wardrobe and schedule, it’s worthwhile to take 30 minutes to assess your goals at the midway point of the year.
Are we starting to get to a world with more gender equity at home between mothers and fathers? Could we be learning from same sex couples who tend to divide up tasks more evenly and feel the division is more fair? Sadly, the evidence tells us we aren’t quite there yet.
Women are increasingly being heard on equity at work but many find it difficult to have similar conversations with men at home. In this article, I offer 3 strategies that can help.
We aren’t quite at the place of a working parent experience yet. But maybe we can get closer with more equity at home, with a balance of childcare and home tasks, so there are no longer “mom” or “dad” jobs.