The definitive and perennial guide to balancing your family with your career Should you ever have to put your career on hold to have a family? How do you have difficult conversations with your partner about childcare? How do you deal with guilt if you have to leave your child to work? Or leave work to care for your child? Workparent is the definitive guide for all those struggling to juggle the overwhelming demands of working and parenting; whether you're a CEO or entrepreneur, gay or straight, partnered or single, biological or adoptive, full-time or self-employed.