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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:29:36 +0000The 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. It's easy to make a chart that ensures that everyone is doing the same number of chores. But less simple is quantifying the stress those tasks bring.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:30:04 +0000Everyone procrastinates. Take our poll and tell us: On what kind of tasks are you most likely to procrastinate?
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:07:32 +0000I 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. And, of course, the deliberation: the strategy and choices that I made in striving for a long held dream.
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 19:51:34 +0000he 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.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:31:45 +0000Cultural 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.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:29:33 +0000Tonya Leonard, a second-grade teacher, returned to her Cambridge classroom and comforted her students in the wake of the bombing.
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:00:56 +0000After 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.
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:09:59 +0000A long-time correspondance with the Tooth Fairy yields lessons about negotiation and acceptance.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:21:10 +0000Great multitaskers may get a lot done, but they are missing out on Aha! moments.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:41:57 +0000A student with dyslexia learns techniques to help her return to the mainstream.