Report From The Home Front

How better to understand a trend than to live it yourself? Over the years, as BUSINESS WEEK's staff experienced its own baby boom and two-career families complicated personnel decisions, we have learned all about the work-family balancing act. Today, many staffers have reduced schedules or do some work at home. A few telecommute full-time. When we send correspondents overseas we must consider kids' school schedules and spouses' career moves, as well as our own needs.

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