“As companies wrestle with how best to support staff during the pandemic, some employees without children say that they feel underappreciated, and that they are being asked to shoulder a heavier workload. And parents are frustrated that their childless co-workers don’t understand how hard it is to balance work and child care, especially when day care centers are closed and they are trying to help their children learn at home.” NYT: Parents Got More Time Off. Then the Backlash Started. It’s really pretty simple. I’ll go to the office. You watch my kids. It’s a classic win win (except both wins are for me.)