Episode 18: Work and Life After Twins
Got twins? You’re part of a unique club – two-times everything. But what does that mean for your career? Our guest, WBUR podcast developer Jessica Alpert Silber, tells her own story of twindom, including work-life strategies for making it through the tough days, and the completely unexpected (but happy) side effect two babies had on her career.
Episode 17: Peaceful Parenting on Busy Workdays
Working and parenting is hard. Losing it is easy. Parenting expert Jennifer Gillette says there’s a better way. Here, The Loved Child founder explains the Peaceful Parenting approach, how it can help your workday (and every day!), and how to regroup after those charged moments when things go awry.
Episode 16: Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads
Blogs and social media are filled with stories about modern dads as equal parenting partners – driving carpools, doing the cooking, folding laundry. But are they the real deal? Here, our panel of millennial dads talk working, parenting, and what’s changed about fatherhood since they were children.
Episode 15: Working Moms and the Mental Load
Are you the unofficial keeper of your family’s activities and whereabouts? Are you mentally trying to keep things from falling through the cracks? You’re not alone. Listen to the Bright Horizons research on the so-called “mental load,” and tips for how to manage it.
Episode 14: Setting Yourself Up for Parental Leave
What’s the secret to setting yourself up for a successful parental leave? Employee coach Karen Rubin of Talking Talent takes you through all of the important steps, from making the announcement (hint: don’t be apologetic!) to managing your time away, and reclaiming your career when you come back.