The Complete Guide to Succeeding on the Job, Staying True to Yourself, and Raising Happy Kids


An all-in-one guide for every working parent

There are plenty of parenting books out there, but as a working parent there's never been a trusted guide that coaches you how to do well at work and be the loving and engaged mother or father you want to be.
Enter Workparent.

Whether you're planning a family, pushing for promotion during your kids' teenage years, or at any phase in between, Workparent provides all the advice and assurance you'll need to balance your family and career in your own, authentic way. Whatever your field of work or family structure, you'll learn how to:

· Find a childcare arrangement you fully trust
· Build a strong support team, at home and on the job
· Navigate big transitions: the return from leave, a promotion or job change, or the arrival of a second child
· Step up at work while keeping your family healthy and whole
· Tame difficult emotions like guilt, self-doubt and worry

Written by Daisy Dowling, a top executive coach and working parent, this book feels like an intimate talk with a trusted friend and mentor, and it'll have your back for every stage of parenthood.

Workparent is the only handbook you need to thrive as a working parent.


  • The definitive guide to working while being a parent. A must-read.
    Cal Newport, author of Digital Minimalism (and father to three boys)

About the author

Daisy Dowling

Daisy Dowling is an executive coach with a mission: to help working parents lead more successful and satisfying lives. She is the author of Workparent: Thrive in Your Career While Raising Happy Children. Daisy's work centers on a simple, bold idea: that with the right support and insights, you can earn a living and build your career while being a wonderful mother or father - and remain yourself in the process. Daisy's clients include leading organizations such as Morgan Stanley, Dow Jones, Paul Weiss, Omnicom, Big Lots!, KKR, National Health of Scotland and the United States Air Force. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Sunday Times (UK), and on, amongst others. Daisy is the proud full time working mother of two young children.
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