How Families And Career Paths Change When Kids Become Adults

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Woman Grandma Worker Mirror
In this 2016, Gwen Strowbridge, 71, poses for a photograph among pictures of her grandchildren wearing her work uniform. She worked six days a week caring for a 100-year-old woman. Lynne Sladky/AP Photo

Parents make different choices when their kids are on their own and out of the house, and it’s not necessarily a symptom of empty nest syndrome. Our guest is a CEO who consults on gender and business issues. She’s also a parent who’s seen how relationships and careers change after kids become adults. She discusses the roles of mothers, fathers, and employers as working years stretch later in life.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Avivah Wittenberg-Cox Guest

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