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My Journey to Bringing Babies to Work

Posted August 11th, 2013 by

I was never able to take more than four weeks off work after the births of my children. My husband filed for divorce a week after the birth of our third daughter. Two weeks later, I moved on my own with our children from Utah to Massachusetts, where my soon-to-be-ex-husband was living for work. In [...]

A Tale of Two Babies

Posted November 9th, 2012 by

The Dismal Reality of Today New parents—let’s call them Julie and Brad—just had their first baby, a little girl they named Samantha. Julie was only able to take 6 weeks off from her job before her disability insurance and accumulated vacation pay ran out. A few months before their baby’s birth, they started researching day [...]

Support PIWI’s IndieGoGo Project to Bring Babies to Work!

Posted June 7th, 2011 by

More than 150 companies have discovered that enforced separation of parents from their newborns when they return to work is no longer necessary. These organizations have hosted an astonishing 1,800 babies over the years and have seen consistent benefits from allowing babies at work, including skyrocketing morale, increased teamwork, higher retention rates, and extremely loyal [...]

Help Create a Babies-at-Work World

Posted August 31st, 2010 by

The Parenting in the Workplace Institute (PIWI) has a vision of a world in which interacting with babies is just part of a regular day at the office. For nearly 150 confirmed businesses and more than 1,600 babies, this world is already a vivid and enchanting reality. Will you help our Institute and MomsRising to [...]

Government Officials Are Not Alone in Bringing Babies to Work

Posted September 9th, 2008 by

Today’s New York Times has a front-page article discussing Sarah Palin’s combination of political career and motherhood, describing how she regularly carried her son Trig in a sling to hearing

Peaceful Revolution: Bringing Humanity to the Workplace

Posted February 19th, 2008 by

When it comes to open, flexible work options such as those is working to achieve, the term “family-friendly” could more accurately be labeled “human-friendly.” People in every conceivable living arrangement desire work that takes into account their individuality, their dreams, and their responsibilities outside of their jobs.

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