Is The Workplace The New Babies R Us?

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Registered: 12-07-2003
Is The Workplace The New Babies R Us?
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Mon, 04-06-2009 - 9:34am

What do you think? Should parents be able to bring their young babies to work with them?

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102774224

baby in clothes basket

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iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:35pm

LOL.


yea,i don't know how serious i would take

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-09-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:35pm
In theory, it's great, but in practical terms, it's much like you explain (ime anyway).

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Ducky

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Registered: 01-09-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:38pm

Perhaps I just had easy babies.


That may be.

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Ducky

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Registered: 03-26-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:39pm
Mine does that, 25%.
iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:41pm

pleasant memories of the sitter who was literally a block away from the bank i used to work at.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-09-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:42pm
It wouldn't automatically turn me off, but I would be a leary about it.

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Ducky

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Registered: 03-26-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 8:53pm

My daycare was either about a minute away from work or

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-27-1998
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 9:18pm

Well, this wasn't exactly a standard office, I was writing code for accounting software, and/or bug testing....so there wasn't a lot of interacting between myself and others, actually outside of the owners, there weren't any others in the office.


PumpkinAngel

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Registered: 06-27-1998
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 9:24pm

I really wouldn't have an issue with it in a negative way, in fact quite the opposite...it's nice to

PumpkinAngel

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Registered: 01-09-2009
Mon, 04-13-2009 - 9:55pm
I agree, it's nice to see family friendly offices.

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Ducky

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