I'm a working parent in upper management at a large nonprofit. My spouse and I are splitting the virtual school supervision for our 1st grade twins. From the hours of 11-3 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, I will be on virtual school duty and my kids need enough help that I will not be answering emails or messages. How do I craft a professional, yet real, out of office message for that time period that also sends a message to other staff at my organization that they don’t need to hide their caregiving responsibilities?
No “f the patriarchy” suggestions - that won’t fly at my org. But yes - “f the patriarchy”