Why Being Made To Work 9 To 5 Makes Zero Sense These Days

Upworthy exists in a distributed workplace and allows workshifting — meaning that we work from home (or wherever), set our own schedules, and generally feel and look like this when we're working: This practice — this wonderful and absolutely fantastic practice — of workshifting is the idea is that it's easier to meet goals if you're not waking up at an ungodly hour your body doesn't want to (especially if you're a night person like I am) or forced to think up ideas at 3 p.m. when your brain always works better while you're making dinner at 7 p.m. I can personally attest that it works, but why not look at some of the science-y science below? Maybe you can convince your boss to consider a change.

Why Being Made To Work 9 To 5 Makes Zero Sense These Days

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Parenting is the most important job that most people will ever have in life. Your decisions as a parent will be some of the most important determining factors in whether your child becomes a happy and productive adult or not. It's a huge responsibility.

Parenting is a difficult and important undertaking, but many parents simply repeat the same strategies used by their parents. How often do we hear people rationalize their decisions by saying, "That's what my parents did and I came out ok."

This approach to raising children negates the fact that with every generation there are countless studies done on child development, many of which run counter to popular parenting wisdom from the past.

Dr. Kristyn Sommer, who has a PhD in child development, has received a lot of attention on social media because of her dedication to teaching "evidence-based parenting." This expertise has made her an advocate for strategies that run counter to conventional parenting wisdom and have stirred up a bit of controversy.

Here are five TikTok videos where Sommer shares some of her evidence-based parenting strategies.

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