Companies are providing employees who are new parents, with coaching sessions, either in person, over the phone or through small group sessions that may be broadcast over the web. They are hoping to retain more women by helping them through a stressful time, while eventually improving gender diversity among their senior employees. Read more from the NY Times.
Coaching can be an incredibly powerful and transformative tool for parents, children and families. It takes an investment of time and money and energy, but the benefits make that well-worth it. I have seen these changes in my clients. Contact me for more information on the benefits of coaching--after all, we can all use a little support and encouragement in this tough journey we call parenting.