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Annie Fadely.

Finland’s government gifts all new parents a 60-item baby starter kit, and it shows how the country is better than America at ‘harmonious&...

"The difference between Finland and America is that our Nordic friends have a much more harmonious marriage between democracy and capitalism."
In the US, 17% of workers had access to paid family leave in 2018.

10 of the best companies for new parents, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Freddie Mac

A new report ranked the best Fortune 100 companies for new parents to work for based on employee reviews and family benefits.
Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi at a press conference in Tokyo in September 2019.

A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country’s toxic overwork culture

Environmental Minister Shinjiro Koizumi says he wants to encourage other men to do the same. Only 6% of Japanese male workers take paternity leave.
Ben Waber.

Parental leave isn’t just policy at my company — it’s a huge part of our culture, and here’s how

Having a great parental leave policy on paper isn't enough. Leadership needs to create a culture of taking it.

HPE just joined a small group of employers in Singapore who give new parents 26 weeks’ paid leave – and dads qualify too

New parents may be able to take more than 6 months off to care for their baby full-time - and still get paid.
A baby's brain goes through significant development in its first year, and it benefits from its connections to caregivers.

These are the top 14 US companies giving new parents at least 4 months of paid time off

Years of research have shown such policies have health and career benefits for both parents. Netflix tops the list with its famous "unlimited" plan.
Prince Harry wants to be a "modern dad."

Meghan Markle just gave birth and Prince Harry will reportedly take 2 weeks of paternity leave to be a ‘modern dad.’ Here’s why that...

Prince Harry is a dad and is reportedly taking two weeks of paternity leave. A growing body of evidence suggests how important paternity leave is.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in April.

Meghan Markle just gave birth to a baby boy and Prince Harry taking paternity leave — here’s what a royal’s job is really like

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed a baby boy on Monday. According to earlier reports, Prince Harry will be asking for paternity leave.
Americans' ideas of what makes a "good" job differs along political lines.

We asked 1,000 people what defines a ‘good’ job, and there was a clear political divide

According to an INSIDER survey, your definition of a good job has to do with your politics, age, and geographic location.

Read the sweet letter that Microsoft sends to the newborn children of its employees

"You represent the most important thing we’ve all been working toward—the future," reads the letter from Microsoft, to employees' newborn children.