Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Changes to the importance of work and leisure

We dug into the survey data to see if the Great Recession had any impact on how people in the U.S. value work and leisure. Continue reading → View full post on White Hutchinson

Changes to the importance of work and leisure

We dug into the survey data to see if the Great Recession had any impact on how people in the U.S. value work and leisure. Continue reading → View full post on White Hutchinson

Families with children work arrangements – Leisure e-Newsletter

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When Baby Wearing Doesn’t Work

Whether you’re on a dedicated attachment parenting plan, you have fears about morphing into Velcro with your baby, or are somewhere in between, there are great ways to build and maintain nurturing relationships with your baby through traditional attachment parenting methods. However, what happens when your baby doesn’t seem to prefer those methods like all [...]

How Can I Work From Home?

Formulas for Making Working at Home Work Are you caught in the middle of motherhood and a career? Maybe loving staying home with the kids but needing or wanting to bring in a fairly regular paycheck without going back to work outside of the home? I was in your shoes for several years – staying [...]

Making Marriage Work

A Parent’s Gift to a Child One of the greatest gifts my parents ever gave me as a child was the example of a committed, cooperative, and engaged marriage. Until I was married and had children of my own, I didn’t realize how important that gift was from my own parents, or just how much [...]

6 Steps to Developing Work Ethic

Just whistle while you work… the 7 dwarves had such a great work ethic, but fairy tales don’t always come easily. Raising children who are self-disciplined, responsible, self-reliant, and who have a strong work ethic is not as simple as just whistling the day away. However, there are some things we can do as parents [...]

Make Your Kids Work for It

 Why Chores Are Important for Work Ethic Even the word “chore” sounds like a downer – it rhymes with “bore”, people rarely say it with a smile, and even the definition in the dictionary defines “chore” in part as: a difficult or disagreeable task. So how can we as parents then teach our children to [...]

Put Your Child to Work

Old-School Apprenticeships Help Children Learn in Modern World It might sound really old fashioned, but apprenticeships are coming back in style, just like retro tees for women and Zubaz (ahh – the memories) for guys. And these aren’t the apprenticeships of old where you lease out your children as soon as they turn 13 so that [...]