Tag Archives: working parents

Anti-stress week in Wallonia, Belgium

Every year in October the Ministry of Health, Social action and Equal opportunities organises together with the many NGOs, social services, social enterprises a week of awareness raising about the different dimensions and elements of our very hectic lifestyles, what … 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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A Family friendly workplace more important than the salary

It is not only governments and the European Commission, or civil society organisations who worry about the demographic challenge in Europe. The private sector is also getting anxious about how they will attract and retain qualified workforce in the future. … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance research

The Rouen Business School in France is currently studying the consequences generated by an extensive use of technology life smart phones, tablets etc on couples’ work-life balance, work attitudes and relational satisfaction. In other words, they are exploring how much … Continue reading

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Work Life Balance: a company award

For the 5th year, Italian Region Lombardia, in collaboration with ALTIS Postgraduate School Business and Society – of the Catholic University of Milan, and with the support of the Italian Department of Equal Opportunity of the Presidency of the Council … Continue reading

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A better Work/Life balance can boost the economy

In a time of high unemployment and widespread cost cutting, a large number of companies, are raising the bar in developing effective and flexible work/life benefits to attract, retain and promote talented employees. Reconciliation of Work and Family Life is … Continue reading

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