References and Resources

Barnett, Rosalind, & Rivers, Caryl (1996). She Works/He Works: How Two Income Families are Happier, Healthier and Better Off. San Francisco, CA: Harper.
Bozworth (Prather), Carole (1996). Time Effectiveness: Prioritizing Your Time. University Extension Guide sheet GH6653. Extension Publications, Columbia, MO.
Byalick, Marcia & Saslow, Linda (1995). How Come I Feel So Disconnected if This is Such a User Friendly World? Princeton, NJ: Petersons.
Byalick, Marcia & Saslow, Linda (1993). Three Career Couples: Mastering the Art of Juggling Work, Home & Family. Princeton, NJ: Petersons.
Cox-Fill, Olivia (1996). For Our Daughters: How Outstanding Women Worldwide Have Balanced Home and Career. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
Crouter, Anne C. & Manke, Beth (1994). The changing American workplace: implications for individuals and families. Family Relations 43, 117-124.
Curran, Dolores (1985). Stress and the Healthy Family. New York: HarperCollins, Publishers.
Demo, David H. & Acock, Alan C. (1993). Family diversity and the division of domestic labor: how much have things really changed? Family Relations 42, 323-331.
Fisher, R. Ury, W. & Patton, B. (2nd Ed. 1991). Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. New York, Penguin Books.
Friedman, Dana E. (1991). Linking work-family issues to the bottom line. Report #962. The Conference Board, Inc., New York, NY.
Galinsky, Ellen, Bond, James T. & Friedman, Dana E. (1993). The Changing Workforce, Highlights from the National Study. New York, NY: Work and Families Institute.
Galinsky, Ellen & Ginsberg, Susan, Eds. (11/96 and 1/97). Work and Family Life: Balancing Job and Personal Responsibilities Newsletters. New York, NY.
Gilbert, Lucia Albino (1993). Two Careers/One Family. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, Inc..
Goggins, Bradley J. (1991). Work/Family Conflicts: Private Lives-Public Responses. Westport, CT: Auburn House.
Hawkins, Alan J., Roberts, Tomi-Ann, Christiansen, Shawn L., & Marshall, Christina M. (1994). An evaluation of a program to help dual-earner couples share the second shift. Family Relations 43, 213-220.
Kluwer, Esther S., Heesink, Jose A.M. & VanDeVliert, Evert (1996). Marital conflict about the division of household labor and paid work. Journal of Marriage and the Family 58, 958-969.
Lingren, Herbert G. (1982). Setting Up a Family Council. Extension Publication G90-1006. Cooperative Extension, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Magid, Renee Y. (1987). When Mothers and Fathers Work: Creative Strategies for Balancing Career and Family. New York: American Management Association.
Michaels, Bonnie & McCarty, Elizabeth (1992). Solving the Work Family Puzzle. Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin.
Mincer, Julian (12/9/96). Women at work: if we work we must delegate. Kansas City Star, p. B-6.
Rogers, Stacy J. (1996). Mothers work hours and marital quality: variations by family structure and family size. Journal of Marriage and the Family 58, 606-617.
Zedeck, Sheldon, Editor (1992). Work, Families and Organizations. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Zvonkovic, Anisa M., Schmiege, Cynthia J. & Hall, Leslie D. (1994). Influence strategies used when couples make work-family decisions and their importance for marital satisfaction. Family Relations 43, 182-188.

Check your phone book for numbers not listed below.

  • Public library
  • County Extension office
  • Local hospitals
  • Support groups in your area
  • Health care providers
  • Division of Family Services
  • Counselors in your religious community
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Human Resource Managers at place of employment
  • ParentLink, 1-800-552-8522
  • Parental Stress Helpline 1-800-367-2543
  • The Missouri Women’s Council (employment and training) 573-751-0810
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau, Region VII, 1-800-252-4706
  • Career Planning and Placement, MU, 573-882-0697
  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 601 E. St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20049 (1-800-424-3410). Request this free publication: Caregivers Resource Kit (D15267)
  • Children of Aging Parents, 2761 Trenton Road, Levittown, PA 19056 (215-945-6900)
  • Elder care Locator Service (1-800-677-1116)
  • National Family Caregivers Association, 10400 Connecticut Ave. #500, Kensington, MD 20895-3944 (1-800-896-3650)
  • National Council on the Aging, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, West Wing 100, Suite 208, Washington, D.C. 20024 (202-479-1200)
  • Elderly Caregiving, MU Extension Publication (GH6657)
  • Work & Family talk radio show hosted by Jane Wilson. You can call in and speak with Jane about your work/family issues on Saturdays, 1-800-WSJ-TALK:
    • 10 a.m. - 12 Noon (ET)
    • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (CT)
    • 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. (MT)
    • 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. (PT)


If you have any questions or need information, contact:

Kathy Dothage
Building Strong Families Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
1205 University Avenue, Ste. 400
Columbia, MO 65211

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