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.
Episode 13: A Healthy You for a Happy Family
Exercise? Sleep? Nutrition? It’s easy to toss those things aside when you’ve got so much to do at work and at home. But taking care of yourself is one of the most important ways you can be at maximum strength to take care of your family and be your best at work. Listen as wellness expert Christina Reale discusses simple ways you can fit wellness into your everyday life that will ultimately benefit your entire family.
Episode 11: Holiday Hacks for Working Parents
What do you do when both grandparents want you at their house on the holiday? How do you handle toy overload? What happens when you can’t be at the school’s holiday concert? In this season of joy (and stress), Bright Horizons working moms Kate, Aili, Rachel, and Michelle share guilt-free strategies for taming to-do lists, managing competing families, and creating a holiday that while not perfect…is just right.