Tag: Work

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

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The bestselling author of “Wherever You Go, There You Are” joins forces with his wife, Myla, in this groundbreaking new book about mindfulness in parenting children of all ages. Two-color throughout. Sale Price: $7.24 Read More Free Shipping on orders of $25 or more

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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

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John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life’s work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical questionnaires and exercises, …

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Three-Ring Circus: How Real Couples Balance Marriage, Work, and Family

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Today’s parents are supposed to enjoy the “freedom” to have it all—high-powered careers, passionate partnerships, and brilliant, well-mannered children. That’s the spin, at least, from those who have never tried to balance the needs of bosses, spouses, and those demanding little people. Unlike guidebooks or workbooks that simply replace stress with guilt, or that offer …

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Working Fathers: New Strategies for Balancing Work and Family

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A pioneering guide that shows fathers how to stay connected on the home front-and encourage “father-friendly” policies in the workplace. Sale Price: $3.99 Read More Free Shipping on orders of $25 or more

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Fast-Forward Family: Home, Work, and Relationships in Middle-Class America

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Called “the most unusually voyeuristic anthropology study ever conducted” by the New York Times, this groundbreaking book provides an unprecedented glimpse into modern-day American families. In a study by the UCLA Sloan Center on Everyday Lives and Families, researchers tracked the daily lives of 32 dualworker middle class Los Angeles families between 2001 and 2004. …

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Balancing Family and Work: Special Considerations in Feminist Therapy

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Use these techniques to help your clients achieve the balance they need!This fascinating book explores both theoretical and immediately applicable ideas for helping clients achieve an improved balance between work life and family life. From a feminist family therapy perspective, Balancing Family and Work examines special issues and topics related to dual-earner couples caring for …

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Balancing Work and Family: A Practical Guide to Help Organizations Meet the Global Workforce Challenge

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Parents around the globe are facing the common challenges of balancing family and work. And the need has never been more urgent for organizations to recognize how having a family impacts an employee’s creativity, productivity and performance. Here is a useful guide to help leaders implement country-sensitive work-family policies and create family-responsible environments in which …

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Balancing Work and Family

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Provides historical and sociological overviews of work and family. Examines the connection between work and family, the demands placed on individuals by their employers and their family lives, and how employers can intervene to help reconcile those demands. For Counselors, Therapists, and Social Workers, as well as Sociologists and those in Human Resource Management. Sale …

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Women, Work, and Family: Balancing and Weaving (Understanding Families)

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This study of 30 mothers looks at the varying ways women balance work and family life. It is carried out through intensive interviews and the data is examined from several theoretical standpoints, including structural theory, motherhood theory, and feminist theory. A supplemental text for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in Family Studies Programs and Women’s …

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Forced Labor: What’s Wrong with Balancing Work and Family

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The last thing parents should do is try to “balance” work and family. A revolutionary shift of time and attention from home to the workplace has left the family on the ropes. Researcher Brian Robertson shows how a potent combination of ideology, government policy, and corporate coercion has driven parents from home—and how they can …

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