Balancing act: Report: Work/family issues bring stress for working dads

Published: Monday, June 27 2011 2:00 p.m. MDT

As one of the report's authors, Dina Bakst, said in a press release, "The report's findings drive home that family-friendly workplace laws and policies are critical for all workers, as men and women alike struggle to meet the dual demands of work and home."

Is meeting those demands challenging? Yes. Is it stressful? Often. But is it worth the effort? Absolutely. All it takes to confirm the latter is a few moments with a child, sitting at a picnic table, enjoying ice cream on a perfect summer evening.

What do you think of this report? I'd be interested in your reactions.

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