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The idea that a 50/50 split of tasks is actually inequal might seem a stretch to some. But it's true that some tasks (such as child care) require more effort and emotion than others (washing dishes, for example). But we don't often think about these things, especially when divvying up tasks. Show More Summary
Everyone procrastinates. Take our poll and tell us: On what kind of tasks are you most likely to procrastinate?
I tend to describe my first novel as a force that whirled into my life like a Tasmanian Devil, demanding to be written and injecting lightness into what was otherwise a distressing year. But simply throwing thanks at the feet of “the muse” discounts a lot: the tasks left abandoned, the support of my family, the sweat, the expense, the satisfaction. Show More Summary
he Wall Street Journal is following the journey of the graduating class of 2013. We are using social media to connect with a number of graduates and will share their stories throughout the year.
Cultural divides—sometimes between Americans and people from other countries, other times between inherently punctual people and chronically late ones—can cause stress in a marriage.
Tonya Leonard, a second-grade teacher, returned to her Cambridge classroom and comforted her students in the wake of the bombing.
Tonya Leonard, a second-grade teacher
After time off from the workforce, Dawn Siff decided to reach out for younger mentors who could introduce her to the new world of digital technology.
A long-time correspondance with the Tooth Fairy yields lessons about negotiation and acceptance.
Great multitaskers may get a lot done, but they are missing out on Aha! moments.
A student with dyslexia learns techniques to help her return to the mainstream.
In her first "Ask Emily" column, economics professor Emily Oster answers readers' questions on the best way to time having children, the limits of digital connectivity, and coping with in-laws who want to move close to home.
Because economics is all about optimizing, it’s usually the first place you should look for answers if you want to maximize your happiness. Emily Oster, economics professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is here to answer your questions.
Planning two weddings can be a joy for some, and a giant headache for others.
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Working exercise into your work life.
Wedding insurance can protect against some unexpected occurrences, but not all.
For many moms, job stress was manageable before having children, but once babies arrive, a shift sometimes occurs in their bosses’ attitudes.
There's only a narrow window of time to connect with your kids after work, before the whole family gets lost in distraction.