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Smart Companies Offer Work/Life Perks

In my recent travels, I read an article in United’s Hemisphere magazine by Lisen Stromberg Beating the Parent Trap that discussed the value to companies that offer work/life balance perks. News studies confirm that companies with a more gender-diverse talent...

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Secrets to Balancing Work and Family Life

All working parents struggle with work/life balance issues and there is no perfect solution. It is a continuing process of give and take and figuring out what works for you and your family at any given time in your lives. I always find it helpful to hear what others...

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You Are Invited: Work-Life Balance Program–June 28th

A child’s soccer game at the same time as a client dinner. An anniversary dinner postponed because of a last-minute meeting. Racing from a band concert to join a conference call. Trying to balance work, family and love can be messy. It’s moments like these that beg...

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Summer Savings- Chicago Museums Waive Admission Fees

Heading to a museum is great way to spend time with your children and ignite their interest in science and the arts, but the costs can really add up. This Summer, however, many Chicago museums are reducing prices and many even have days where the admission fee will be...

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Chicago Park District–Movies in the Parks

The Chicago Park District’s 16th annual Movies in the Parks series kicks off June 4th, and features more than 250 outdoor screenings of current and classic movies in parks across the city.  Bring a picnic basket, blanket, and your friends and family and enjoy a...

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Making a “Connection Bridge” With Your Kids

One of the most difficult issues for working parents is having to be away from their kids–whether it is to go to work, travel for business, share parenting responsibilities with a partner, or simply drop your kids off at day care or school. In her recent blog,...

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