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How to (Happily) Return to Work After Your Parental Leave 

After spending a few wonderful, exhausting months at home with my newborn son Max, I’m back, blinking into the sun (or rather, my LED desk lamp) as I try to navigate this transition back to work. Here’s some advice for fellow travelers, both from my experience and from the wise parents in the Offspring Facebook […]

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Dads, Take Your Parental Leave

The numbers show that many dads believe fathers should take parental leave to care for their newborns. But maybe they mean in theory. Because while two-thirds of women use all of their paid parental leave, only 36 percent of men do the same, according to the latest survey by the Society for Human Resource Management.…Read […]

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Find Out How Family-Friendly a Company Is 

Supporting families is good for employees, and good for business. Parents or future parents want to, need to, work for companies that understand this, but benefits such as parental leave and child care stipends and the opportunity to have some flex time when you’re figuring out how to take care of a new human aren’t…Read […]

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The Rubio-Trump Parental Leave Policy Would Only Worsen the Retirement Crisis

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump may have a new parental leave policy idea that they would like you to consider, reportedly based on this proposal from The Independent Women’s Forum: A new parent is given a 12-week leave, earning 45 percent of their normal wages (the equivalent of Social Security…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Guide to Negotiating Paternity Leave

Impending fatherhood is a slow, rolling tidal wave of unfamiliar emotions. Even though the father’s emotions aren’t the main focus of the pregnancy, they are important to manage. That means mitigating potential stressors ahead of time so that you can properly enjoy the arrival of your tiny new family member. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why You Should Consider Spacing Out Your Parental Leave, Like Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting another baby soon, and the Facebook CEO wrote a post about how he plans to take some time off from work to spend with his growing family. As he did with his first daughter Max, Zuckerberg will take two months of paternity leave to bond with […]

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