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August 17, 2021

Parents Face Fresh Covid-19 Stress as Schools Start and the Delta Variant Spreads.

Families revisit backup plans for work and education amid classroom uncertainties; ‘This is work-life on steroids’...


August 25, 2021

So stressed! Women report bigger burdens but see a lot more escapes

Ask Kristina Lopez if she's feeling stressed, and the 31-year-old technical writer can't hold back. "I'm an overachiever," 


Are caregiving benefits the next silver bullet for retention?

As Americans age, fall ill or suffer a disability, the need for caregivers grows - and many workers are struggling to juggle familial responsibilities with their careers. It’s estimated over 65 million people, nearly 30% ...

5 Key Takeaways from National Flex Day on the State of Work Flexibility

National Flex Day, celebrated the third Tuesday of every October, is a chance for those of us who are deeply concerned with work flexibility for all to come together, assess the landscape of flexible and remote work...

Working Mother

Debra Isaacs Schafer is Founder and CEO of Education Navigation, LLC, a work/life and human resources consulting firm partnering with companies to support working parents and the education needs...

The Truth About Parental Leave

I can't say enough about all the recent attention regarding parental leave and the companies expanding opportunities for new mothers and fathers to spend critical time with their newborns...

Helping Employees Whose Dependents Have Special Needs

On Work and Life, Stew Friedman spoke with Debra Schafer about what corporations can do to help their employees who need care for disabled dependents especially children with special needs or hidden differences...

Is Education Care the New Elder Care?

When West Pharmaceutical Services, a medical device company headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, surveyed employees at its corporate head office, it found that roughly 8% of the 400 employees at that location were interested in...

Work Flexibility...Not An Either/Or Choice

Debra Schafer is CEO and founder of Education Navigation, LLC which provides employee benefits and work/life programming for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and learning differences...

HR Exchange Network

Debra Schafer is the Founder and CEO of Education Navigation, a provider of voluntary benefits and work/life solutions to organizations focusing on parent employees with children from kindergarten through college transition...

5 Work-Life Winners

Debra Schafer founded Education Navigation in 2010 to help organizations support working parents whose children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

College Transition: - ADHD - Learning Disabilities - With Dr. Richard Selznick, "The Shut-Down Learner"The Coffee Klatch


Debra is, without a doubt, one of the most valuable business resources and advisors you can find. I highly recommend her - you will not find anyone better.

—  CEO, Pharmaceutical Industry

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