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How to balance work and family life

Finding a balance between work and family is a very important issue to men, women and employers. In the United States, nearly 50 percent of families have two wage earners.

Tips on how to balance work and family life

  • Look for a job with a company that has family friendly policies. Studies show that companies that have family friendly policies have more productive employees and retain those employees longer than those that do not.
  • Follow the same routine each day so your children know what to expect.
  • Let children do as much as they can by themselves, such as get dressed, brush their hair, feed the dog or cat, or pour themselves cereal. This will help your children feel independent while also freeing you up to do other things.
  • Keep breakfast simple and portable.
  • Spend quite time alone with your significant other.

The video below offers more great examples and techniques on how to balance work and family life.

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