Tag: work/life balance

Work, Family, and the Genderization of Caregiving

Work, Family, and the Genderization of Caregiving

Interesting fact of the day: Men who take time away from work for caregiving responsibilities face about a 25% wage penalty due to a decreased chance of promotions (very similar to the wage penalty experienced by female caregivers), whereas men who take time away from work for incarceration only experience a 5% penalty. Really? Most […]

My Thoughts on the Work/Life “Balance”

After an article about “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All” was published in The Atlantic Magazine, it seemed like there was renewed vigor in the discussion of women’s liberation, working motherhood, the realities of our modern world and situation as women, etc. It really got me thinking about these very important topics. It is […]