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Parenting With Playdate Planet

Meryl Neiman

Parenting With Playdate Planet – How Can Dads Better Manage Their Work-Life Balance?


Moms who work outside of the home, or from their home, talk about the challenge of work-life integration all the time. But this is not just an issue for moms. As the economy has changed, more dads are becoming the primary caretakers for their children and more and more families have two working parents. Dads may not talk about this issue as much as moms, but the challenge remains. On this week’s show, I speak with executive coach and the author of Hoof it! 7 Key Lessons on Your Journey of Success, Dr. Richard Norris, about how men can re-define success to put family first and use that priority to guide them as they juggle the competing demands of home-life and work. If you or your spouse faces this struggle (and really, who doesn’t?), you will want to join us for this discussion. You can learn more about Dr. Norris, get his book, and follow his blog, at

What do you think about the concept of work-life balance? Where should dads place their focus? Or do you have an idea for a for a future show topic or guest? I would love to hear from you. Drop me a line at