Ask the Children: The Breakthrough Study That Reveals How to Succeed at Work and Parenting

Ask the Children: The Breakthrough Study That Reveals How to Succeed at Work and Parenting
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ISBN10: 
0688177913
ISBN13: 
9780688177911
Pages: 
416
Published: 
December 1st 2000 by Quil,2000
Rating: 
3.63

The first comprehensive study asking children and their mothers and fathers for their family views on work and family life offers dozens of proven strategies busy families can use to feel more successful at work and at home.  Noted work-family  researcher Ellen Galinsky overtunes accepted thinking on quality vs. quantity time and many other guilt-inducing "myths", reveals children's one greatest wish for changing how work affects their parents' lives, shares relationship stories of how families stay close, and outlines a brilliant new set of operating principles to navigate work-family challenges, including:
Proven tactics for enhancing life at work 
Ways to de-stress at work and at home
How to encourage family communication-and what to say to do once you have your child's attention 
How to decode the messages your children are getting about the world and work
Simple family traditions that foster well-adjusted children
And much more

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