Who is in charge when one parent is traveling?

Who is in charge when one parent is traveling?

Dear Dr. Graham:I read with interest your April 7 post about connecting with kids while traveling. Like “Road Warrior Parent,” my work requires me to be gone a lot. Your ideas were great. While I look forward to using them, the subject of kids and work...
Stay Connected To Your Kids When Traveling

Stay Connected To Your Kids When Traveling

Dear Dr. Graham:I’m writing this from yet another hotel room. My work requires me to be on the road a lot. While that didn’t bother me or my spouse in the past, we now have three young children. I worry a bit that the kids have gotten used to me being gone. I...
Humility vs. Silence

Humility vs. Silence

Dear Dr. Graham: I just finished my annual review with my boss, and I am really angry. He told me that, in my current leadership role, I need to be more humble. I had no idea how to reply to him. As a female who has worked hard to be heard, I feel like I’m being...
Give up false guilt

Give up false guilt

Dear Dr. Graham:I feel guilty all the time. I feel guilty when I don’t spend enough time at work. When I work long hours, I feel guilty about not spending enough time at home. I feel guilty when my work product isn’t as good as it could be if I had more hours to spend...
We’re All Just Figuring It Out As We Go…

We’re All Just Figuring It Out As We Go…

Dear Dr. Graham: I need your advice about what to do next. I’d like to apply for an open position at my company, but I hesitate to put my hat in the ring. I meet most of the criteria for the role, but not all. In addition, even though I’ve completed a lot of formal...
Outsourcing… at home

Outsourcing… at home

Dear Dr. Graham: How can I be so successful at managing a large corporation’s accounting and finance organization, yet fail so dreadfully at managing life with a husband, two kids, a dog, and a house? Take last night. After cooking a healthy dinner (which both...
Whose Job Is More Important?

Whose Job Is More Important?

Dear Dr. Graham:Yesterday it happened again — for the fourth time since school started last fall. At 4:30 a.m. one of our kids got sick. By 5 a.m. my husband and I were in a debate about whose day was most important. Each of us were making the case for...
What is your word for 2019

What is your word for 2019

While we all know about New Year’s resolutions, all the resolution-related research tells us that such goals don’t make much of a difference. Once most people get past January, the general adherence to a long list of resolutions is very small. That’s why my challenge...