FAD2230 Chapter 9 notes

FAD2230 Chapter 9 notes - Chapter 9: Work, Family Roles,...

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Chapter 9: Work, Family Roles, and Marital Resources 1. American Families Today a. Dual earner families (both parents work) i. 2004- 61% b. Nonemployed mothers found in top 5% and lower 25% (child care) c. Two working parents economically necessary d. Balancing work and family is a huge challenge for parents e. Mothers experience more work-family spillover f. Affects relationships and health g. Benefits of Dual-earner families i. Added income ii. Social support iii. Increased self complexity iv. Opportunities to experience success v. Expanded frame of reference (your world is bigger) 2. Strategies to Balance Work and Family a. Valuing family as priority b. Partnership in marriage c. Deriving meaning from work d. Maintaining work boundaries e. Focusing and producing work f. Prioritizing family fun g. Take pride in dual earning h. Living simply i. Making decisions proactively j. Valuing time spent together 3. Needed: More Time a. Most couples work more than they want to b. Long hours lead to negative family consequences, less time with spouse, and less of a
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FAD2230 Chapter 9 notes - Chapter 9: Work, Family Roles,...

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