The More Time Dads Spend with Kids, The Happier They Are at Work

by admin 15. January 2015 08:10
Most women experience a pay cut when they have children either because they work less, take maternity leave, or choose to take on a lower paying, less demanding job. How does the "motherhood penalty" come to be, and how is it related to an opposite outcome for men? Read on to examine the comparison between motherhood and fatherhood and what it means for a career-minded family.

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Life & Balance | Organization and Time Management | Quick Look | Women at Work | Working Mom Advice

J.D and a Baby

by admin 1. May 2014 11:47
"It was a big risk opening my own practice, but I felt that it was one that was worth taking"- Leila KananiOur very own Leila Kanani, part of the Legal Balance community, shares her story and decision to start her own practice to have the family and life she wanted. Some women take a temporary leave at their firm to have a baby while others drop their practice all together; read about the road less traveled and Leila's goal of leading a flexible and balanced life!

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Quick Look | Women at Work | Working Mom Advice | Working Moms

Time Management Tips for Moms

by admin 8. April 2014 12:40
SPONSORED CONTENT By Katie Lewis The Legal Balance is thrilled to introduce our newest partner and guest blogger, Katie Lewis, kid savvy founder of Strollers and Stilettos®. Focus on doing one task at a time – When we are doing too many things at once, we lose our focus. As moms, when we get caught up in too much we get disorganized and overlook many important things in our kiddos routines. Slow down and remain focused on the task at hand. Ask for help – Don’t be afraid to utilize your friends, and even your own kids, if they are old enough. If you need help pic... [More]

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Working Mom Advice

7 Useful Tips for Family Organization

by admin 8. April 2014 11:33
SPONSORED CONTENT By Katie LewisThe Legal Balance is thrilled to introduce our newest partner and guest blogger, Katie Lewis, kid savvy founder of Strollers and Stilettos®. Being a mom requires the never-ending chore of multi-tasking, juggling, and scheduling to keep your family organized. We asked Katie, master planner, to provide us with some useful tips to get your family organized. Lists. It’s the easiest “to-do.” Create lists of daily or weekly things you need to do, places to go, things to buy, and errands to run. In addition, create weekly grocery store list... [More]

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Working Mom Advice

Tackle Conflicts with Conversation

by admin 3. April 2014 10:54
Can dealing with arguments in your marriage help you in work? Judith Glaser compares effective leadership in the workplace to dealing with arguments within a marriage. In both areas, communication is important. By clarifying the conflict, consulting with others, and redirecting the conversation, you can help improve your conflict management and embrace disagreements. [More]

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Working Mom Advice

For Working Moms, Key To Balance May Lie In Elusive Leisure Time

by admin 20. March 2014 10:29
It seems that for most families, mothers remain to be the "default parent" even if they are working. And the parenting requirements haven't changed! Schools still need items for their bake sale and chaperones for field trips. How are moms these days doing it?  Brigid Schulte shares her perspective on the issue and even reveals some interesting ways mom are finding their balance. Read on to learn more!

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Working Mom Advice | Working Moms

Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

by admin 20. March 2014 06:22
Did resilience and persistence help you get through law school, the bar exam and now the every day challenges in your work and life? We think so! Read as Tovia Smith discusses how a new wave of teaching focuses on praising hard work and persistence over intelligence and skill. Kids are more capable of adopting this mindset than we think, and it might make a huge difference for our future leaders! Check it out here!

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Featured Articles | jobs | Working Mom Advice

Divorce Rate Cut in Half for Couples Who Discussed Relationship Movies

by admin 5. February 2014 01:08
Who knew that taking advantage of such a simple activity as watching some romantic movies with the significant other could prove so valuable? It's always comforting to see the simple, inexpensive things in life making the biggest difference! Maybe for this Valentine's day it might be simpler, and more rewarding, to swap the chocolates and teddy bears for some popcorn and a classic flick! See what movies Ronald Rogge and colleagues recommend and why!

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Happiness | Life & Balance | Working Mom Advice

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