The minimum employers can do is give parents the flexibility to build a schedule and working style that suits their needs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Imagine juggling the hardest job in the world with a 9-to-5. Then imagine add homeschooling and daycare duty to the mix.

This year challenged all of us — but working parents more than most. Survey data consistently shows that they’re more stressed, tired, and rushed than their colleagues. There’s also evidence that the pandemic’s economic impacts disproportionately hurt mothers and exacerbated the gender pay gap.

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