Balancing Work and Parenting: How to Be There for Your Kids

podcast iconDo your kids complain that you work too much?

Want tips on how to prioritize your responsibilities?

To learn more about balancing work and parenting, I interview Wayne Parker for this episode of the Parenting Adventures podcast.

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parenting adventures podcast michael stelznerThe Parenting Adventures podcast is a show from My Kids’ Adventures.

It’s for parents (and grandparents) who are looking for creative things to do with their kids.

The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).

In this episode, I interview Wayne Parker, who writes about fatherhood for About.com and blogs at PowerDads.com. He’s also the author of the forthcoming book, Power Dads: The 10 Basic Principles Successful Fathers Use to Raise Happy and Responsible Children.

Wayne shares tips for maintaining balance between work and family.

You’ll discover how to be more present when you spend time with your kids and how to have more quality time.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

Do your kids complain that you work too much? In Parenting Adventures Podcast 7, Wayne Parker shares tips for successfully balancing work and parenting.

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5 Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Kids

Are you struggling with non-stop work or burnout?

Do you lack enough time for the things that really matter, like spending quality time with your kids?

Having too much to do without enough time to prioritize can leave you feeling exhausted, stressed and anxious.

In this article I’ll share five ways to live a better, balanced, more focused life from the book, Living into Focus: Choosing What Matters in an Age of Distractions, by Arthur Boers.

5 ways to find focus and family life balance from the book,

Why Look for Focus?

It may sound simplistic, but the secret to keeping your life balanced and sane is FOCUS!

Our lives–especially our lives with kids–are in constant fast-forward, and it’s not good for us. The problem is people often make choices that are inconsistent with the kind of lives they really want. They work long hours, have long commutes, spend too much time online, don’t get enough sleep, etc.

Does this sound familiar?

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