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Cultivating a Work/Life Balance for Moms and Dads ft. Mary Beth Ferrante

Cultivating a Work/Life Balance for Moms and Dads ft. Mary Beth Ferrante

Do you want both your career you and parenting to thrive? Is that even possible? Or, are you a stay-at-home mom who wants your husband to have a better work-life balance? Mary Beth Ferrante is co-founder of Work 360, which is a career developmental resource organization that advocates for inclusive workplaces for parents.    In this episode, Mary Beth offers excellent tips for working moms and dads. Some of the content she covers in this episode include tips for moms returning to work after having a baby, how to educate your workplace on the needs of working parents, how to negotiate your work-life balance with your work, and much more.     Her organization provides online parent programs, many of which are free as well. Some topics in her programs include how to ask for flexibility and accommodations at work, child-care and backup childcare options, and the ins and outs of pumping at work. Work 360 provides free group coaching on Wednesday's at 10am PST and has many free downloads on the website as well, including a download for parents on childcare plans during COVID-19 for dual career couples.   Mary Beth also is a senior contributor for Forbes Women, where you can read more of her articles that support working parents. Her work also has been featured on Today, Working Mother, Fairy God Boss, Scary Mommy, and more.   You can follow her on Instagram @Wrk360official and her website at www.wrk360.com

Duration: 34 min

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