How to Hack It As A Working Parent — this article useful in characterizing the unique nature of library jobs (aimed at developers/IT/Systems folks)
The Joy of Combining Librarianship and Motherhood, by Alexandra Gallin-Parisi: http://digitalcommons.trinity.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1062&context=lib_faculty
A perspective on work-life balance and gender roles in parenthood and the workplace: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/07/the-masculine-mystique/309401/
Another perspective on work-life balance: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/magazine/rethinking-the-work-life-equation.html
One more perspective on work-life balance: https://hbr.org/2014/03/manage-your-work-manage-your-life
Maternity Leave and Flex-Time:
Parenting in the Workplace — Resources on how to start a babies-at-work program
Infant-at-work program at the North Dakota State Historical Museum – Blog post detailing a successful infant-at-work program (at a state museum no less!). This program has been running since 2006 and has hosted 14 babies.
Families and Work Institute — A research and policy-oriented website with resources for employees, employers, and families. Includes a formidable page of relevant studies and publications.
Blogs we like:
Better Life Lab a blog exploring intersections of work, gender, and social policy in America with an eye toward advocacy & reform
Well-Family (formerly Motherlode), New York Times
Books we like:
Academic Motherhood: how faculty manage work and family
Mama, PhD : women write about motherhood and academic life
Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for a 21st-Century Workforce