Despite knowing all of this, Sharon still feels guilty and conflicted and she’s not alone. Research into the attitudes of 1,000 working parents (or expectant parents) carried out on behalf of the Work and Family Show, found that 81 per cent of mothers…
A strong vision of success is essential to great leadership as a parent. Without a vision, daily tasks can feel hollow and operational, rather than practical and meaningful.
On average we lose 36 of our waking hours to mental load each week, 9 hours of which is related to home and family related matters.
When fear underpins your goals for your child, this projection can result in your child developing motivation to please you rather than achieving a goal for themselves.
Research carried out by UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Centre found regularly expressing gratitude literally changes the molecular structure of the brain and makes us healthier and happier.
Every child is a genius. I was angry because he has never been recognised or awarded for the thing he does best, because the current system doesn’t measure this.
As parents, how much do you need to see external achievements to see if your child is on track? Are you able to trust that a child will learn when left to play and discover at their own pace?
As time is stacked against us as working parents, being able to maximize the cracks of time can have a lasting impact on what a child remembers and associates with these moments.
Mastering your focus, masters your energy. As a working parent, energy efficiency is one of the greatest leadership skills we can possess.
Census data shows Australian women spend, on average, 5 to 14 hours per week in unpaid domestic work, whereas men spend less than 5 hours a week. Women also spend an additional hour a day looking after children.