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The Parent’s Guide to Family Friendly Work by Lori K. Long Ph.D.

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Chapter 3 The Resources You Need

Our personal and family responsibilities often invade our work creating stress and conflict. The less you have to worry about your family while you work, the more you can concentrate, be productive, and increase your value to your company. If you do so, your company will more likely grant your request for a flexible work arrangement. Therefore, you must have the right resources and support in place to take care of your personal and familial needs.

If you try to do everything yourself, you will never create a work arrangement that allows you to balance your work with your family. There are just not enough hours in the day to do everything you want, or need to do to manage your family and work. Supporting resources ...

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