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From Karen’s blog

BalloonsWho attends a working parent party?

If you had a “labor day” party for a group representing the US labor force in the 25 – 54 age range, about 40%* of them would be working parents!  (The 60% who are not parents would be wondering if these folks will ever stop talking about their kids.)

Can you see a problem? Corporations view the 25 – 35 age range as a prime time to develop their employees for bench strength, which corresponds with the age employees start their families.  For working parents, career development opportunities may mean long work hours, a major project involving travel, or relocation.  On the home front, these same parents want to keep up with their children’s sports schedule, school events and doctor appointments.  As a working parent with 4 children, I can remember thinking, “Stop the world, I want to get off!”  Read more