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Kelly Blanchard
Kelly Blanchard

Continuous Term Lecturer, Economics

West Lafayette...is a great area for families, with schools that are rated some of the best in the state.

Demand family-friendly work practices

Undoubtedly, there will be some sacrifices when parents try to handle both parenting and their careers, said Ellen Kossek, professor of management and research director at the Center for Leadership at Purdue University. Most likely it will be up to you to figure it out and ask for what you need, like some flexibility in travel or workday hours.