As the children grow older and more independent, family models can be renegotiated. Perhaps the time has come for a return to work after an extended family phase. Perhaps considerations are in the offing for you to further increase the number of hours of part-time work to full-time. In the meantime, children can also take on more age-appropriate tasks in the family household within a time-agreed framework and thus contribute something to the community. You can find information and tips on all aspects of reconciliation in the following articles.