Getting to 50/50
How Working Parents Can Have It All
Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Awards 2014 Gold medal in the category of Parenting
Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals wives and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-career households. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers but because of them. You can have a great career a great marriage and be a great mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally--the man you married.
After interviewing hundreds of parents and employers surveying more than a thousand working mothers and combing through the latest government and social science research the authors have discovered that kids husbands and wives all reap huge benefits when couples commit to share equally as breadwinners and caregivers. Mothers work without guilt fathers bond with their kids and children blossom with the attention of two involved parents.
From "baby boot camp" for new dads to exactly what to say when negotiating a leave with the boss this savvy book offers fresh ideas to today's families offering encouragement hope and confidence to any woman who has ever questioned her choices regarding work and family.
Winner of the Independent Publisher Award Gold Medal in Parenting
Praise For Getting to 50/50: How Working Parents Can Have It All…
"Don't believe the myths about women and work- this advice will benefit you now and in the future."
-Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
Viva Editions, 9781936740581, 340pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2013