Take a Vacation!

Americans have a hard time letting go. Our workload, phones, computers, and, of course, our families, seem to take up every waking moment of our life. We often forget that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 06, 2010

Equity + Home x Balance = Half the Work, All the Fun

The expression “hands-off dad” is not a term in my husband’s vocabulary. Since the birth of our son, Noah, three years ago, my husband has served as the primary breadwinner, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2010

Work-Life Balance: More Than a Philosophy

Women now make up half of the U.S. workforce, yet policies such as flexible scheduling that help women juggle work-life responsibilities are not prioritized by our lawmakers. This is a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 18, 2010

Work-Life Balance in a Blizzard

As Washington, D.C., recovers from the worst snowstorm in recorded history — and while my car remains buried in snow — commutes are beginning to return to normal. Most schools […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 25, 2010

Underneath Work-Life Balance

I was reading a column recently by human resources consultant and author, Peter Weddle that struck a chord. In “Rethinking Work-Life Balance” on the ISTE website, Weddle suggests that the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   February 23, 2010

Her Life Depends on It – Part 2

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) report Her Life Depends on It – II discusses how important exercise is to women’s health and well-being. After high school or college, finding the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2010

Workplace Rules in the House of Medicine: A Difficult Choice When Health Is at Stake

More on the Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation (www.awomansnation.com) The focus of the chapter “Family Friendly for All Families” dispels an important myth: that having the same rules that men […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   February 02, 2010

Save the Date: Work-Life Blog Carnival

AAUW advocates for policies that support workers and their needs. Work-life issues affect everyone — not just women. AAUW is participating in Fem2.0′s work-life blog carnival February 6–13. This week […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 22, 2010