Work-life Balance

Work-life balance: real stories
Tamara El-Rahi | Feb 20 2015 | comment  
Renewing the culture of the home.

Happy personal life or hefty paycheck?
Tamara El-Rahi | Sep 29 2014 | comment  
This CEO quit to spend more time with his young daughter.

Working mothers: to everything, a season
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 4 2014 | comment  
"One thing at a time" makes sense for young families.

Anyone can do the house-work; but who is doing the home-work?
Bernard Toutounji | Aug 18 2014 | comment  
A vital part of our economy is being overlooked.

Do you think that women can have it all?
Tamara El-Rahi | Jul 10 2014 | comment  
I say "yes", just maybe not at the same time.

What the older and wiser think you should know
Tamara El-Rahi | Apr 9 2014 | comment  
Most important life lesson from older people? Love your work.

Mothering in the work-life balancing act
Joanna Roughton | Feb 14 2014 | comment  
Middleclass mothers in the UK are deserting the workplace in droves.

Millenials choose demanding jobs over having kids
Nicole M. King | Jan 17 2014 | comment  
Millenials would like to have kids someday, but they just don’t see how it could work

Breastfeeding and feminist frustration
Nicole M. King | Jul 1 2013 | comment  
Breast-feeding shouldn't be criticised for keeping women from "full participation in public life", as feminist academics contend.

What has to change before women can “have it all”
Carolyn Moynihan | Jun 26 2012 | comment  
Sheryl Sandberg is now on the board of Facebook -- but there's a bigger buzz this week about an article in The Atlantic entitled, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All".

Irish women more satisfied with life than men
David Quinn | Jun 4 2012 | comment  
The OECD’s latest ‘Better Life Index’ shows that Irish women have a better overall quality of life than men when a range of different factors is taken into account.

How men contribute to Australian happiness
Carolyn Moynihan | May 24 2012 | comment  
It’s happiness survey time again, with the publication of the OECD’s annual Better Life Index. And, for once, it’s not a Scandinavian country that comes out on top.

Executive errors
Carolyn Moynihan | Apr 24 2012 | comment  
Carol Bartz, former president and CEO of Yahoo, admits her biggest mistake -- and it wasn't not spending enough time at the office...

Connected to work - checked out of life?
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 8 2011 | comment  
Parents who have a managerial or executive job, and perhaps some lower down the employment ladder, are having to make some hard decisions about their use of communication technology.

Gen Y not so keen on gender equality
Carolyn Moynihan | Oct 12 2010 | comment  
An Australian study has set the traditional-role-division cat among the gender equality pigeons: the tide of opinion seems to have swung against the feminist ideal of an equal division of domestic and market work between husbands and wives.

Musical mom has kids and career
Carolyn Moynihan | Jul 27 2010 | comment  
A reader in Canada has alerted me to a really great article -- a profile of a musical mother who is keeping up her career but not letting it get in the way of having a family. Child number four is on the way and won’t be the last if she and her husband have their way.

The pursuit of happiness
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 16 2009 | comment  
Is it time to shelve materialistic measures of a country’s progress such as gross domestic product and replace them with quality of life indicators like access to healthcare, ecological footprint and work-life balance?
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