Daughters take advantages of a day in the office
- How do kids really feel about being home... Gray, E.; Coolsen, P. // Children Today;Jul/Aug87, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p30
While latch-key children's fears and boredom can be reduced as a result of participation in a course on self-care safety & survival, only so much can be done to combat the bigger problem of loneliness.
- When teens take over the shopping cart. Blumenthal, D. // FDA Consumer;Mar1990, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p30
Reports that in 70 percent of homes where both parents work, or where there is only one parent, teenagers do most of the food shopping. How teens cope with this task and what effect it has on family nutrition.
- 15 THINGS EVERY WORKING MOM AND DAD NEED. // Parenting;May2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p63
Presents a list of things that working parents need.
- Latchkey children. // Single Parent;Dec84, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p15
Over 5 million children under 13 are without supervision for part of the day in the US. Controversy rages about the effects of self-care on these children. Though some children respond positively and become more independent, others are frightened or become delinquent.
- The case against kids. // Washington Monthly;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 20 Issue 6/7, p36
When parents sacrifice their ideals in order to take a more remunerative job to provide greater economic security for the children, both children and parents suffer.
- More children in working families found to live in poverty. Archer, Jeff // Education Week;6/12/96, Vol. 15 Issue 38, p10
Reports on a study which found an increase in number of children of working parents who are living below the poverty line. Revamp of public-assistance programs; Role of education.
- Job and school under one roof. Beales, Janet // Nation's Business;Feb93, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p55
Features the G.T. Private School and other work-site schools which have benefitted students, their working parents and the sponsoring firms. Profile of G.T. Private School, its students and teachers; Education as workers' benefits; Satellite public schools; Benefits of work-site schools;...
- A baby-friendly company. Gunsch, Dawn // Personnel Journal;Apr93, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p16
Reports on Capsco Sales Incorporated President Billye Ericksen's institution of a `Babies in the Workplace' policy allowing employees to bring their babies to work. Solution to employee absenteeism; Other advantages; Expansion to include older children.
- Working parents. Brazelton, T.B. // Newsweek;2/13/89, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p66
Discusses child-rearing issues of two-career couples with one of America's leading pediatricians, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. Advice on coping with conflicts between work and home; How to balance family and career; Competing with caregivers; Finding quality childcare; Myths about supermom and...