Category Archives: Working parents

The Work and Family Show

Born out of the demand from families looking for practical and personal solutions for returning to work or starting up their own business after having a family, the Work and Family Show held on 21-22 February in London gathered a collection of … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t it be the other way round?

We would like to share with you an awareness raising video on Reconciliation and flexible working time created by Hirukide, the Federation of large families in the Basque Country in Spain. The video “¿No debería ser al revés?” (Shouldn’t it … Continue reading

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“La Femme Shiva”

Notre campagne pour faire de 2014 l’Année européenne de la Conciliation de la vie professionnelle et la vie familiale apparaît dans le dernier numéro du magazine Elle Belgique. L’article s’intitule “La Femme Shiva”  page1  page2 . La femme Shiva … a … Continue reading

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Take care of yourself!

It’s the Monday, 2nd September, and for many of us the start of a new school year. Working parents and carers hop right back on the hamster wheel of waking up, and already being stressed about getting dressed, preparing healthy … Continue reading

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Danes are among the happiest in Europe with their family life – Wondering why?

For a working professional woman whose employer provides minimal sick and vacation leave, having a baby often means cobbling together a combination of paid sick and vacation leave, disability insurance, and even unpaid leave, to deliver and care for her … Continue reading

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Does technology help your work-life balance?

As a working mum, I’m constantly juggling different roles and responsibilities. Being at the office all day, while also doing the school run, parents’ evenings and going to my children’s sports matches is simply not feasible. That’s why flexible hours … Continue reading

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Why Dads don’t take Paternity leave

It sounds like progress, but in reality some men are reluctant to take time off for a variety of reasons, ranging from a fear of losing status at work to lingering stereotypes about a father’s role in the family. Leave … Continue reading

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