Category Archives: Career

5 Words Caregiver Need To Omit From Their Vocabulary

As a writer, I know that words matter. Words convey meaning and reveal character (in the case of a certain presidential candidate, for example). Words matter for caregivers too. The words we use and the things we tell ourselves can have a tremendous impact on how we perceive our caregiving experience. Research from the Department […]

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Good News for Working Daughters, and Sons

Good news working daughters! Deloitte, one of the largest professional services firm in the world, today announced the company will offer up to 16 weeks of fully paid family leave to eligible employees to support not just parenting, but eldercare, spousal care and other family issues too. In a press release, CEO Cathy Engelbert said, “By […]

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6 Tips for Staying Organized as a Caregiver

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7 Tips for Managing Up At Work

Are you looking for resources to help you balance caregiving and career? Become a member of Working Daughter to access our exclusive content. CLICK HERE to join. You will receive tools and tips, coaching, and access to a supportive community that understands the challenges of balancing life and caregiving.

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How To Be Good Enough: Tips for Managing Caregiver Stress

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The Family Caregiver Bill of Rights

Working Daughter, nowhere it is it written that your life, your dreams, your health, come last. But too many of us often feel this way. No more! So that we are all clear, and can carry on guilt-free (or at least with less guilt), I present to you the Family Caregiver Bill of Rights. You have the […]

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8 Business Travel Tips For Working Caregivers

Are you a working caregiver who travels for work? How do you balance your caregiving duties when you go on the road? Read on for some business travel tips. Last year a Washington Post article highlighted some of the ways large companies are making business travel more manageable for parents. Private equity company KKR pays for new […]

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what matters most?

What Matters Most? How Caregiving Reveals The Answer

(Note: Some links in this post contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase.) How do we identify and act upon what matters most in life? As I mentioned in last week’s post, recently I heard Anne-Marie Slaughter speak about her book Unfinished Business and what it means to balance […]

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Simplify Your Life. 55 Life Hacks for Caregivers

What Anne-Marie Slaughter Said About Balancing Paid Work and Caregiving

(Note: Some links in this post contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase.) Last week I heard Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of Unfinished Business, speak at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. She spoke about the balancing act between paid work and unpaid caregiving and said, […]

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How Caring for Aging Parents Affects a Career: You’ll Be Surprised

People often ask me, fearing they already know the answer, “How does caring for aging parents affect a career? Can caring for your aging parents hurt your career?” But the other day, Denise Brown of Caregiving.com, who always poses the most thoughtful questions, asked me,  “Is caregiving good for your career?” Huh. My initial reaction was heck no. My personal […]

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Mister Spock

5 Tips for Managing Your Emotions At Work          

  For years I thought I was rather unemotional. Boy was I wrong. I blame my lack of insight on Mr. Spock and the fact that I dined with the first officer of the starship Enterprise most nights of my youth. My father was a Trekkie and so my family watched Star Trek reruns while […]

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