month : 09/2018 18 results

Boardroom Briefs

Riley Hospital ranks among best in country Riley Hospital for Children at IU was ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals. Riley is the only children’s hospital in Indiana to receive national ranking.  The hospital ranked among the top 50 programs in eight out of 10 categories for pediatric special...

The Family Business

Raising Children Remains the Most Important Job for Working Parents By James Figy Becoming a parent can provide some of the greatest rewards in a person’s life. It can also present some of the biggest uncertainties and challenges. Still, there can be no doubt that a person’s life is never the same after becoming a parent. “Kids ...

Diverse communities for Indiana families

Parents face many important choices about how to raise their kids, but it’s also important to consider where to raise them. While Indiana has a number of excellent cities, towns and neighborhoods that provide high quality recreation and public education opportunities, some of them do a better job at diversity than others. However, this is not ...

5 Hoosier-Made Treats That Families Love

Whether you have a sweet tooth or enjoy a snack with a crunch, these Indiana-made treats will provide your fix of sugar, salt and local flavor. 1. Just Pop In! popcorn A little bit sweet, a little bit salty and entirely Indy, Just Pop In! has been making a perfect snack since twin sisters Mandy Selke and Carly Swift started it in 2003. The ...

Historic Indiana products helped families

For centuries, Indiana residents have been creating products that make life easier on families. However, only a few have found their way into Hoosier history. Some companies intentionally designed products for parents and children, while others simply designed great products that families used. When it comes to food, one of the most iconic ...

Helping employees achieve balance

5 family-friendly businesses  By Brittany King   While salary is certainly important when you’re thinking about taking a new job, employees with families may have other considerations as well. Childcare service, generous vacation allowances and amenities such as an onsite gym or pre-school are all added perks that can make a ...

Educating Hoosier families

EDUCATION SERVICES FOR The YOUNGEST HOOSIERS by James Figy Companies and organizations that serve families carry a hefty responsibility. It goes beyond customer satisfaction to ensuring the products and services are safe and beneficial to children and parents. For Seana Murphy, vice president of program operations for Early Learning ...

Hoosier family fun

Enjoy family fun at three Indiana destinations By Stephanie Figy Whether you enjoy city living, suburbs or farmland, Indiana has the perfect place for you. Lauded for its livability, cities and towns across the state often earn accolades. Fishers was recently named a best place in America to raise a family by Money Magazine, while Carmel ...

Helping parents raise families

Businesses benefit from paid family leave By Keshia McEntire Landing a great job and raising a family are key components of the American dream, but most new parents are forced to put aside a steady income while taking care of a newborn and recovering from delivery. The United States is the only country in the industrialized world that has ...

General Business Credits

Understanding the new employer credit for paid family and medical leave By Brittany Sabalza As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS released information regarding a new general business credit, the Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave.    Traditionally, employers haven’t received any special tax benefits ...