Build your careers, your family, and your life—together.

When you're part of a two-career family, you manage the competing demands of your careers, child-rearing, and household chores along with your relationship with each other. Can you both chase your dreams, raise good citizens, make time for your hobbies and your health—and maintain a strong relationship?

Two-Career Families provides the expert advice and practical solutions you need to address the challenges you face as working-parent partners, from negotiating responsibilities at home to making career decisions to supporting each other's growth.

You'll learn to:

  • Build and maintain a team mindset
  • Tackle daily demands while tracking long-term goals
  • Make fair trade-offs
  • Deal with crises and setbacks
  • Balance it all—or most of it

The HBR Working Parents Series provides support as you anticipate challenges, learn how to advocate for yourself more effectively, juggle your impossible schedule, and find fulfillment at home and at work. Whether you're up with a newborn or planning the future with your teen, you'll find the practical tips, strategies, and research you need to make working parenthood work for you.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Series Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction: Two for the Road
  7. Section 1: Go Team!: Define Your Values and Create a Shared Vision
  8. Section 2: Tick Tock: Make Schedules, Goals, and Trade-offs
  9. Section 3: Away We Go!: Live Elsewhere for Your Job
  10. Section 4: There Is an “I” in Team: Take Care of Yourself
  11. Section 5: In Sickness and in Health: Take Care of Each Other
  12. Epilogue: The Great est Adventure
  13. Notes
  14. About the Contributors
  15. Index