Parents participate in a workshop in Roxbury, Mass., designed to improve their skills in raising young children. The Parenting Circle, which meets once a week for eight weeks, is run by Families First, a Boston-area nonprofit. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Parenting educator Yvette Cheeks leads parents of young children in a workshop. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
The Parenting Circle, which serves low-income families, is aimed at building a nurturing parent-child relationship. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Maria Baker, who has taken parenting classes and would like to be an instructor, hugs her son Alex. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Aaron Biggs dances as the family plays together at their home in Randolph, Mass. Maria Baker and her partner, Michael Biggs, are raising three boys: Alex, age 5; Aaron, 9; and Arthur, 15. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Taina Guerrero has taken parenting classes to help her learn how to raise two rambunctious boys. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Taina Guerrero and her husband, Wilfrido, sit with sons Ian (l.) and Dylan. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Taina and Wilfrido play in the park with their son Dylan in Roxbury, Mass. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Parents of young children participate in a parenting workshop in Roxbury, Mass. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
LinkedIn is sponsoring 'Bring in Your Parents' day on November 6. For one executive, inviting his own parents and the parents of his employees to the office everyday has proven to be invaluable in running a modern business.
Cookie business owner Joseph Semprevivo will open the doors of his headquarters in Sebastian, Florida, and factory in Deming, New Mexico, to parents of employees on Thursday, not just because LinkedIn is promoting its second annual “Bring in Your Parents Day,” but because it’s been his year-round company policy for nearly a decade.