Articles about Family

News

Study: Women balance supporting their partners with demanding work better than men

Being present and supportive to your partner after a terrible, hard day at work is not easy for anyone, but a new study suggests that women may be better at stopping work demands from hurting their relationships with their partners.

Parenting

Why being an overprotective parent isn’t necessarily a bad thing

Before you buy into the idea that all overprotective parents are ruining their children’s lives, check out how you might actually be helping them.

News

This is the best state to have a child in this year

All 50 states (plus D.C.) were examined for "health care," "family-friendliness," "cost" and "baby-friendliness" to find the best place to have a child.

Parenting

Lessons for great parenting and success from my Chinese, non-Tiger Mom

“You have degrees from Stanford and Harvard?

Parenting

How a month of paternity leave turned me into a competent dad

At the end of my wife’s maternity leave, I would take over. For a whole month, I was going on paternity leave. And I was starting to question my decision.

Relationships

How to have a happy marriage: 7 powerful secrets from research

Everybody wants to have a happy marriage. Unfortunately, on average, marriages get less happy with time. This is how to have a happy marriage.

News

Survey: 52% of Millennial parents think having kids has been good for their careers

51% of Millennials say they are more family-focused than career-focused and 48% Millennials predict they’ll attain the "American Dream" by age 40.

News

Survey: 42% of women think they make 10-20% less than male coworkers with comparable jobs

A survey shows that 42% of women think they earn 10-20% less than males and 42% agree the "pay gap" is the most significant problem women deal with at work.

Parenting

Daughters of working moms grow up to be just as happy as kids of stay-at-home moms

For daughters of working moms, not only does it improve their career, they will also end up just as happy as children of stay-at-home moms.

Personal Finance

Survey: 1/3 of married couples fight over cash monthly

New research from TD Bank reveals that one-third of couples who've tied the know fight over cash "at least once a month."

News

The best (and worst) public school systems in America

WalletHub analyzed the school systems in all 50 states and D.C. in terms of "safety" and “quality” and Massachusetts came out on top.

Family Life

Why you should let your children fail more often

You have the best of intentions, but resist that natural parental instinct. By shielding children from failure, we’re doing them a serious disservice.

Parental Leave

Time to become a dad: This company’s paid family leave benefits all caregivers

While caregiver roles are evolving at home, workplaces are implementing family leave changes to support the needs of all parents and caregivers equally.

News

Survey: 1 in 3 families say childcare costs influence family planning

Too many of us are still unprepared for what it takes financially to balance a new family with our personal and professional lives, according to a survey.

Family Life

Avoid family fights about work and money using HR tricks

It’s important to have a clear organizational chart for your family to make sure everyone is on the same page and morale remains high.

Personal Finance

My husband doesn’t care that his student loans will keep us in debt forever

You can’t do anything in the interest of “us” if you’re not already on the same financial page – especially when it comes to student loans.

News

Almost 1 in 3 Millennials using retirement money to finance homes

When you're a cash-strapped aspiring homeowner, you may start digging through all your emergency funds to get the home of your dreams.

Family

New book says that childhood bonds impact your career success

Understanding how our attachment styles, which are developed in infancy, impact how we connect in any relationship — including with coworkers and your boss.

Personal Finance

When wives earn more than their husbands, they both lie about it

The question of who makes more in a relationship makes some couples so uncomfortable that they are willing to lie on the record about how much they earn.

Levelling Up

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

Are you intelligent and changing? If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent.

Relationships

How your partner’s career suffers when you receive rude emails

Getting a rude email at work is not just going to ruin your day — it's also going to ruin your partner's day (and work) later on.

Happiness

These childless women are happy – so why won’t anyone believe them?

We've still not reached a place where the choice to remain childless is free of judgment. For many, being subjected to other people's opinions persists.

News

Survey: This is the best city for buying your first house in 2018

Buying a home can be exciting and scary. WalletHub analyzed 300 cities and Broken Arrow, Okla. came out on top as the best city to purchase a first home.

Family Life

6 things the happiest families all have in common

Family life is hectic. Most of play it by ear and hope it works out well. Are there legit answers about what creates the happiest families? Yes, there are.

Parents At Work

Working moms sympathize with Serena Williams missing baby milestone

Working moms recognized Serena Williams' heartache over missing her child's first steps, and responded with sympathy and advice.