Survival guide for working parents
Working parents often face a dilemma: they want to be succesful in their job as if they do not have children, and be there for their children as if they do not have a job. It is this dilemma that causes many parents to have a constant feeling of guilt: feeling guilty to be working when they could be spending time with their children, and feeling guilty to be spending time with their children instead of working. This article gives some hand-on tips for working parents that want to succeed both at work and in parenting. Summarized:
1. Be honest with yourself
2. Think reasonably about your working practices and be accountable
3. Set limitations
4. Talk to your manager to reset goals and priorities
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What advise would you give to other working parents?