- Brigid Schulte: New parents aren't the only ones who need time for something other than work in their lives
- America, it's time to work shorter, more focused hours, she says
Brigid Schulte is the director of the Better Life Lab at New America and author of "Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play when No One has the Time." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)When I think back on the happiest times of my life, I immediately think of my two periods of maternity leave after my children were born. And it's not just because of the sheer joy of being with my babies.