More companies are embracing schedules that allow busy parents to meet obligations at home and at work.
Jennifer Folsom, 36, of Alexandria, who gets up at 5 a.m. before the rest of the family so she can do two hours of work at home, comforts her youngest son, Anderson, who wasn't feeling well. Folsom, who has an MBA from Georgetown, worked in finance and consulting and opted out when her life felt stretched to the breaking point after having twins. She is now opting back in. Dayna Smith/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo