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Work-Life Balance is a Myth

A sociologist explains the unavoidable link between your work and family life

Images by Philip and Linda Naudus. Background by vectorpouch via freepik.

Think quitting your job will improve your family life? Think again.

In 2005, sociologist Dr. Barbara Pocock interviewed families where one parent had quit working to stay home. Surprisingly, a significant number of children were unhappy with the new arrangement.

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Philip S. Naudus

Philip S. Naudus

High school teacher by day, koala by night. My wife is a cartoonist with a Ph.D., and she co-authors all of these articles.

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